Much of the intuition and sixth sense comes from seeing and hearing and smelling things that we only somewhat acknowledge. It is not that we are asleep, it is we are conditioned to handle one thing at a time and thus we lower our high brain functions. We can easily negate this practice by working… Read More |What are we not hearing?
Let us invest a moment to choose our words instead of repeating what is in broadcast. Be a wordsmith to cast yourself out of mental slavery to the overlords. A few examples: Do you encounter PROBLEMS or CHALLENGES Do you go to your MAN CAVE or do you advance yourself in your STUDY Do… Read More Words are power – Choose wisely
The world gives you many things. It gives you better things on average if you apply yourself. WRITE – reading is great. Writing forces you to create. It forces you to think and to articulate in style. Write. LISTEN – Most people just wait for the other person to stop talking so they can speak.… Read More Six ways to make ourselves better
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
Once you can feel yourself breathing, you can open your sphere to connecting to others on the basic level. This applies to bodywork, to martial art and simply being aware. Place your open hand on your partner and feel them breathing. It is easy on the chest area and more challenging in the limbs… Read More Breathing is a bridge
Ask yourself why you train and for what ? Do you train for an event or do you train for life ? The trident of martial art awareness comes in the simple timeline. There is a before, during and after to a fight. Three prongs as military educators love to indoctrinate 🙂 I ask you… Read More The trident of martial art awareness
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
To me defiance stands for personal freedom. Freedom of thought and action. An attacker wants me to be either frozen and static or responsive in the manner of his or her choosing. I choose to do it my way. Drills to carve this ability out of the soup of response based conditioning. Have your partner… Read More Defiance