An automatic clock is a work of art. Each wheel connects smoothly with another and the movement seems seamless. It still depends on the start and stop of the movement as we are not any different. We breathe in and out with pauses and the spring drive of our entire body works to keep us… Read More Notes from Class: Contact continuity
Here are three drills for better striking. Remember it is better to avoid getting struck than developing a thick hide. There is always a blade somewhere. Lean with your fists on the wall or the ground depending on your current energy level. Start moving your head from side to side with the tempo of… Read More Three drills for better striking
Examine everyting and draw your own paining through life.
In this video we learn to move and also how to hit with continuous movement and lack of excess tension and holes in awareness. The work is healthy and relaxed.
If you have ever worked on a sailboat, you know to be weary of a rope on the loose. In these two videos we show how to both unleash and recoil this rope within ourselves. Keep safe and see each other as people instead of targets.
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
Learning to use your full potential in hitting may be easier than you think. Be mindful you are hitting real people when you do and never give more than it is necessary to get the job done. Drills to bring out the heavy hands the easy way: Stand straight and take 60 calm breaths to… Read More Heavy hands
In this video we show a series of partner drills for better understanding of whole natural movement and seeing what you can do when you “develop the situation” as the phrase goes. Anything you do will teach you something if you let it.
I will present a few ideas to address this question. First the obscure part. You can skip straight to the movement drills and come back later for this: Mentally we place a divider between making contact and hitting. There is no actual difference aside from that line we place before ourselves to cross. Pushing is… Read More Physics of Hitting