Learn to roll safely and freely. Work the progressions and focus on quality. The quantity will come with consistency of working the basics.
I like power. We all do, but power is not the answer against a blade or a verbal attack. One must work consistently on control and thus create a measure of awareness which guides the power and creates the final outcome. Power in impact can reach a point of diminishing return, Grace does not. Here… Read More Awareness makes us graceful
Some days you truly have no time to train. Some days are hard to bare. In those days, we must bounce a pebble over the waters and hijack a moment here and there to bring ourselves in so we may do what is needed outward. You are taking a leak >>> rise to your toes… Read More Throwing pebbles to the cosmos
100 meters are about 27 flights of stairs climbed. Do this for 30 days. Mind Body Movement Do this for 30 days and you will be better.
Busy ? Time is what you make it. Make time work for you. Brush your teeth ? Stand on one leg and close your eyes. Move your head and let the excess move out. Walking to the bus or car ? Do a breath pyramid and walk softly. Sitting at work ? Tense and relax… Read More Time is everywhere
Everyone is strong at something. You could be very good in one or two things but we are all lacking in some attributes. Our minds, bodies and hearts are interconected and each affects the other and the same goes for our small groups of families, workplaces and societies. Lets take the body as an example.… Read More Fix the chain
Here is a path for graceful movement. No tools required. Stand on one leg and close your eyes. Breathe and tense to your limit the muscles of the foot and leg one at a time. Let the tension manifest without trying to balance yourself and let the movement manifest and move you. Continue until you… Read More Grace made simple
It is a given statement to almost everyone that you have to push and pull to move people and that you need support for this effort. We are modeled as pulleys and beams, elastic and hard and it is all true but we are ignoring three simple things. The first is that we are dynamic… Read More The performer and the martial artist
In this video we show how to give each other tension release in the leg and hip area using simple touch and release of tension in both practitioners. Keep breathing and move from your breath with kindness toward each other.
Testing brings us to defining ourselves by our measurements. How fast you are. How strong you are and how well you perform in the tests you chose to do. The problem lies in defining ourselves by our measurements. Are you your pull up test score or your ability in a ruled test with practice blades… Read More Quality