Let’s have some practical fun while gaining deeper awareness health and ability. Stand and have a partner place a fist on your stomach. Exhale and relax your frame to drape over the fist and rise up with your inhale. Repeat while reversing your breath and for different angles and locations on your front. Stand… Read More Fist ups
In this piece we will explore three methods of hand work for a more capable and healthy hand and wrist. Wall work Stand a step away from a wall and place the flats of your fingers on the wall. Press your body gradually to the wall with increasing activation in the hand and wrist to… Read More Three methods of hand/wrist work
Here are simple and effective movement drills with no weights or gadgets or a T shirt to buy. Just listen to yourself and keep healthy and moving.
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We move. We feel and we think. It is the definition of life. The thing starts to get complicated when we separate qualities from each other and instead of putting everything in the same mix, We place them into boxes without knowing how they all work together. We are bone and blood. Connective tissue and… Read More stability and fluidity
Our health is paramount in delivering and receiving impact. Our awareness is paramount in using our structure as it was developed to use just what is needed for the continuity of our lives. Start by standing a full step away from the wall. Relax your ankles and lean with both fists on the wall. Maintain… Read More Fists on the wall
Go to the usual push up position on the fists and tense and relax your body in parts and in waves. Remember to align the neck and head and to feel the body rather than remote control it with your eyes. Now go to half hight so the elbows are at 90 degrees. from this position slowly lift one arm relaxed from the ground and than when it is pointing upwards slowly raise your body up as well. This is a relaxation and awareness drill to learn to move from the body and letting the breath lead you under some tension. It is good to modify the idea to your type of personality and what is your focus at the moment.
Do this drill on the ground or on a wall depending on your state and available space. Imagine a line going from your naval to your head and place your fists on the ground so both thumbs face away from the line and relax for one minute breathing and relaxing the muscles. Change your position to thumbs pointing up and add another minute and after this slowly shake your hands letting the feeling of lightness or heaviness sink. Now add a minute with your thumbs facing each other and another one with them pointing downward.
This drill is to make the body healthy and strong while working and hitting in all angles and to learn to relax in different tension points. Remember to tense and relax your chest and back and anything you feel you need to in all these positions to learn where you have tension so you can be aware of it and breathe it out.
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