The only one that cares about the effort it took to get where we are is us 🙂 Nobody else really cares. The shortest path between two points of learning is not to grind repetition after repetition or using effort and resistance. The shortest path is that of deep learning. 1o,000 repetitions of a sword… Read More 10,000
Here are three mobility movements for the shoulders, spine and hips. All involve moving two patterns of movement together to create human movement. We are more than one tool playing in the dark. Shoulder mobility comes to release held tension and fixation in the shoulder and upper spine. Spine mobility comes to release rigidity of… Read More Twisted mobility
Practice is very formal when danger is close and thus much is gone in the haze of getting good at a drill instead of learning about yourself and learning to accept what is. Have a partner hold a covered knife and have him move in a continuous oval cutting motion that includes the space you… Read More Riding the blade
I will present three drills to replace fear with awareness and movement. Video will follow soon. Start prone on the ground and have a partner stand on your ankles. Breathe and relax and proceed to tense and relax your body parts. Continue with small movements that build on one another (meaning you do not go… Read More Does it feel right?
So you want to reach out and touch someone ? What happens if he or she is not in agreement with you ? What if they are doing something about it other than not being there ? Start with a partner sitting on his behind and you sitting an arm length from him. Have him… Read More
It is important to work on all facets of the person at the same time when you train so they will all be present in daily life and when the rockets start to fall. The best way to do this is to confine both ends of how we perceive ourselves to the same time. Start… Read More Just one breath
I prefer to work barefoot or with light moccasins. Others depend on their Crocks in the farm for irrigation and quick cleaning and the list goes on and on. Do your regular work with different footwear than what you have in mind and see how you can roll and turn and squat with dancing shoes… Read More Take a stand