I love to see commercials for expensive devices in fitness and the martial arts. I love even more to find solutions hiding under my nose to bring fun, progress and health to myself, my students and anyone else. Here are four rope drills that get the job done: Take a rope that extends from one… Read More Rope Agility
we train on controlled environment for safety and to gain self control. Achieving higher levels of self control comes from destabilizing from inside so we unravel the ability to ride the wave of rage both up and DOWN. We all have things that bug us, that annoy us, that bring the rage in us. Use… Read More All the rage
Topics –using the theme of healing from an injury or encounter shock Learning from other fields of study: Gymnastics, coordination and force, understanding leverage Climbing – strength and structure awareness in hanging and moving,economy of motion Dance – balance, lightness on feet, coordination, reading people and tempo Circus – juggling, rope walking, riding on animals… Read More Podcast 2 – Learning from other branches of movement
Here are the topics What is falling down and why we need never practice it Training around injuries Remaining calm under pressure – why should we How to build a training program – imbalance creates balance Should we cross train – give example of a joint class with sifu (teacher) Jonathan Bluestein What physical tools… Read More Podcast 1 – Questions and Answers
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