There are no men with two souls or two minds. Some are broken and some are scratched by events and time but we are still on an even plain in heart and mind. Our bodies all go up and down and need a mother and father to raise and introduce to the world. The more… Read More Pride is prejudice
It is easy to rely on the support of the bottom in the shallow water but once you are deep you must learn to swim. We rely on deflecting, guiding and manipulation in conversation physical fights and in our own heads and hearts. That works great as long as everything is under control and logical… Read More LETTING THEM IN
Fear of the body of any switch from the status quo. The body has no knowledge of hospitals or medical help. Any injury can prevent producing progeny and thus logically should be avoided. Any unknown range of movement for example belongs in this unknown and if we made it to this day without it, it… Read More TYPES OF FEAR
We walk with our feet on the ground. We crawl with our belly to the earth and we roll side to side no matter which gave contact first. Sometimes and working honestly with unstable structures such as sticks with round ends or people you can find support you can use from what others consider resistance… Read More “Good” support
In the west it is considered heroic in many cases to loose your temper and go berserk. You hear about acts negating reason and consideration that succeed once in a while and those who perform them and live are considered heroes. An experienced soldier would care little to a heroic person in his fox hole… Read More Negative?
“And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.” What can we learn from this: See everything with new eyes as it is and not as something held at the back of our heads Hold nothing in excess and… Read More One quote
If you need to motivate yourself to do something it means you are not paying attention. Take for example the push up. On your fists, on a stick, from ropes, legs in the air, on a wall and so on. Inhale going down, no breath at all, one arm at a time, of a partner… Read More Push ups are boring. I never do them.
If your training does not humble you then what is it you are training ?
Letting go of tension and resistance to change is easy to illustrate but the work must be done on all planes of being. Mental, body and heart. Addressing all of these will enable you to keep moving and find a way to get the job done no matter what is happening. Start with the emotional… Read More Pass through
Start with the basics and when things become easy make them more simple and you will get where you want to go. Before striking the wall relax in the static push up and walk on your fists and feet. Before you roll from standing to ground to standing start by flipping up and down on… Read More So you want to work on your Systema on your own