The draw

Drawing the blade can be a martial art like Japanese 居合 or a simple task we perform while preparing a meal for the family. Lets play with drawing in particular so we can better integrate it into the work. Place the knife in front of you and close your eyes. Take it in one hand… Read More The draw

The stick crawl

Take a sturdy stick and ten paces of clear ground. Crawl back and forth using these variations to clear tension and build good movement all over. Guidelines: Keep breathing. Let the breath make the pace of movement Relax your eyes. Let yourself see what your body is showing you. Avoid making noise. Noise is garbage… Read More The stick crawl

building smoothness

Here are eight partner drills to build and hone your efficient and effective movement patterns. Don’t search for the key. Be the key maker. walk and breathe continuously. Have a partner throw a ball at you as you walk. Your job is to move out of the way and intercept the ball in flight. Do… Read More building smoothness

ROLLING COURSE 101

Ground engagement is often taught as a survival skill instead of an integral part of natural movement. It is joy and pashion that fuel us in the best of ways. Roll and enjoy the movment so you can keep on developing and living instead of surviving. And now to the movement/thought behind it: MASS SHIFTING… Read More ROLLING COURSE 101