Open the fingers wide and match finger tip to finger tip in the other hand and press one hand with the other as the other resisting but yielding lightly. Do this with the breathing several times each way. See how your fist closes after you go through this drill and see if there is more… Read More Making a healthy fist.
Start: Learning to hit and to receive contact 4 basics slow 60 breaths up and 60 breaths down 4 basics swift 1-4 Inhale- exhale- pause 8 rolls 8 hold arm statically and step to only create contact with no pressing to your standing partner. The idea is to learn your distance without having to shift… Read More One lesson plan > Learning to hit and to receive contact
Consider why some of the experienced people are calm. The person in front of you has a knife and is trying to stab you with it. 1 there is a hospital nearby and people in shouting distance that might care for me 2 I can see the knife and it is not in me, there… Read More Perspective
If you need to motivate yourself to do something it means you are not paying attention. Take for example the push up. On your fists, on a stick, from ropes, legs in the air, on a wall and so on. Inhale going down, no breath at all, one arm at a time, of a partner… Read More Push ups are boring. I never do them.
People have notion from dishonest practice about their abilities that can prove fetal. Working in high speed on a low speed simulated attack or working hard against a complaint partner results in allusions of abilities that do not match what will happen if someone does not play by your rules. Have a partner with an… Read More That Distance