Breathe and continue to breathe. That is harder than it seems. 🙂 Lets go through three experiences and work on our capacity to maintian calm under pressure and to choose how to use the energy that comes from this pressure. Close your eyes and focus on your breath. Have one or more partners push you… Read More The eye of the storm – calm under pressure
Blunt impact comes in many forms. Preparing to give and receive impact can greatly clear the fog of imaginary outcome and grow your awareness to your thoughts, feelings and your physical body. Practice these methods of movement with consistency and attention and you will feel progress in your impact. Solo work: Rest your arms on… Read More Strikes 101
Thunder rolls over the landscape. It goes into every opening and shakes and affects what is in its wake. Thunder is of course the outcome of lightening so we must approach our striking movement in the same manner. One of the other qualities of thunder that goes without saying is that it is not affected… Read More ROLLING THUNDER
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