Much of the intuition and sixth sense comes from seeing and hearing and smelling things that we only somewhat acknowledge. It is not that we are asleep, it is we are conditioned to handle one thing at a time and thus we lower our high brain functions. We can easily negate this practice by working… Read More |What are we not hearing?
Here is a simple way to cover all bases. Take one movement and one time interval and do this everyday. You only have to make one choice and then you are done until tomorrow. Choose what you least want to work on and you will progress in the fastest manner. We shy from our weaknesses… Read More One a day
Many ideas work. Many ideas do not work at the same time. 🙂 Our job is to find and make up what works for us right now and see what does not. But further, We must understand why things do not work so we can learn from them. Only then, we can move past them.… Read More Tense to relax!
There is a buffer between real violence and training and there has to be one to allow progress both mental and physical. Many martial arts today rely on padded surfaces and body padding. This allows for higher throws in practice and greater force exerted in contact in striking and impact. There is however also negative… Read More Hard contact
Time is the true commodity. Here are eight drills that hide within daily actions to sharpen and hone the movement ability of us all. 1.Slowly increase the distance you take to throw the trash into the trash bin (Be extra careful with weird shaped objects, they fly differently) 2. Walk up the stairs at night… Read More An inclusive take on everyday training
Topics – What is important? Taken from the movie Conan the barbarian: Question to Conan: What is best in life? Answered later by King Osric: There comes a time, thief, when the jewels cease to sparkle, when the gold loses its luster, when the throne room becomes a prison,and all that is left is… Read More Podcast 3 – What is best in life
breath hold – Practice pushing a resisting person from A to B while holding your breath. Listen to your body and thoughts as the discomfort builds and let it go. You can add it almost to any drill in various ways. Contact me for more 🙂 The long exhale – Inhale softly and start exhaling… Read More breath drills for deeper work
Drills for elevations of spirit and body must not be dry… Fist– Two people start at the push up position facing each other. Both lift opposite arms and they push each others fist back and forth. Double fist– Two people lie on their backs with their heads facing each other. Place both fists against each… Read More Notes from class -Partner resistance
Five ways to find your purpose. 1. Small steps – If you do not know where you want to end up, choose small term goals and changes such as learning a skill, gaining social skills and getting better at moving yourself. 2. Necessities – What can you not live without – Start by elimination and… Read More Finding your purpose
Games and stories are the best way to teach the young and non walking dead. Here are a few ways to bring your child more into the moment and show that paying attention pays. VISUAL One more cat – Choose an animal like a cat or an object and see who calls it out faster… Read More Teach your child to pay attention