A very simple drill: take a strand of rope and tie a small weight to it like a 1/2 litre water botle. Now hold the other end of the strand in your hand and start to move the fist and keep the mass with you at all times. Keep the weight from swinging or tilting and build your density. Change hands and repeat.
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First place your hand on the wall at a comfortable hight and start t check how you can move with the rest of the body as the hands stays in place. Lean on it and squat, go as close and as far from the wall as you can and apply tension on the hand and arm using your body and other limbs and if you can your head. Next place the other hand and repeat the drill and than the feet and of course you can go for two at a time. Once you did this, you can place your limb or head on a partner and do the same drill. This teaches both to note how you can know what a person is doing by simply keeping in contact with him and it is a great way to learn new ways of movement for yourself and to free the tension stored.
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Start with your stomach on the floor and your feet against a wall. Now slowly climb the wall with your feet as you relax your bach to form an arch. Go up and down a few times and see how you can free your bach in this movement. You can do the same with your bach on the floor and curl up to the legs overhead against the wall. It is a good way to learn to roll on the spot and to relax and move with less effort as you use gravity as your friend.

Another drill can be to climb over a friend and than slide down to the floor from various positions and and even as he or she moves. A great drill to learn intuitivly how and where to place yourself to create the needed effect. 

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A lot of people get ingured in the ankles and knees when they suddenly have to carry a heavy load or walk hard turrain. You need healthy strong tendons and healthy joints to let the load pass. For example you should jump from time to time. This sudden movement grows your tendon ability to withstand and handle the balance in a slippery turrain and the like. As always you have to mind your posture and breath so you keep the load the way we were created to. The joints are built to be healthy if we are upright so mind how you are all through the movement.
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Take a stick and hold it in the socket ofyour elbow. Now using this alone pass it around your body in both direction and than let it slide on your body for example over your back to the floor or over your arms to your hands and so on. Find ways to use the stick without your hands and don’t forget to use your legs, neck and so on. 
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A very simple drill. People are not stupid or unsensitive and it comes to the surface very easily. With a partner strike each other in the face and either intend to strike or faint close by. You will very easily know which is the true strike (and move away) and which has no density (doens’t evoke body movement). Work on it and use it in your work.
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Two simple drills for relaxation and developing your natural movement: You will not know how to balance yourself if you are never out of balance or tensed. Sit in a roman chair on the wall (you lean on the wall with an upright back and the knees at 90 degrees creating a tension chain) Now have people come at you and your job is to keep your spot and deflect the people using anything you can without collapsing. It is a fun drill and very healthy for the legs and your balance as you will be on one leg most of the time. The next drill is to place your hands on your hips connecting them to the shoulders and evading strikes first standing up and than sitting and than freely without breaking this contact. This is a great drill to bring more awareness to the tension that lies in the hips and shoulders and how one affects the other in activation and relaxation. Enjoy the time you have with your kids it is limited.
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thanks to Linus for giving me the topic for this post. In a crowd and alone we usually pay a lot of attention to the way we percieve ourselves and others see us. It’s a simple ego thing on most accounts and it works as a low gear on our actions and choosing mechanism. For example if you are at a party and doing some unusual moves or simply goofing off, than most people will first compare your actions and looks to that of others and make a decision whether you are cool of not. It sounds silly but that is the same as in noticing the guy with the weapon and so on. We note the current wave of the people around us and act to be either with the wave or against it. In many ways this hinders us from just being a relaxed self because you are constantly checking to see if you are still cool or not and in that you give support to the outside and take from yourself. just be yourself on the wood floor of the training hall and in everything you do. “Seek and you shal find ask and you shal recieve” Go deeper with your strikes and words.
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