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
We are all born with a hole in our hearts. We share our bloodstream with our mothers and it closes after birth with the first inhale. We all live with this hole in our heart and so we do with pain and suffering and much confusion. It is a persistent paradigm that this suffering and… Read More A hole in the heart
Remember simple is not easy. It takes honest work to let excess leave without adding more to the mix.
In this video we go over sliding as a movement principle and show how to move continuously and with less excess tension via that principle. This applies to striking and wrestling and anything else alike.
We have many minutes to hours a day where we are on our way to work, waiting for something or doing general maintenance. Let us make at least some of those minutes count: 1. Squat but do not sit when you go to the toilet. Make your connective tissue stronger and your bowels as well.… Read More 10 Ways to make evert minute matter