Write your own notes 🙂 Be part of the process but not fully immersed in it.
Getting real What makes a drill a reality drill and how we can improve on what we get from our training. How to breath in daily life to become better aware and conscious of our direction and freedom. Perspective – a comparison of what really matters in life with a lesson from Kibera Kenya. Be… Read More Getting real
It is by design that we strive to be our best and through that desire we reach for the stars. Some people speak of humble beginnings and my friends in Kibera are a testament of the strength of spirit. It is also by design that we strive to do so efficiently but in doing so… Read More Awkward Strength
Cardiovascular ability is quite the dirty word in many martial art schools whose worth is mostly in performance in the dojo. I agree to some extent as investing in the parts of the whole without context gives very little to advance the abilities of the practitioner. It is putting things together which brings us to… Read More Running as breath work
Training is just a tool. It is not a purpose. If your aim is to be good at training, than what is your purpose ? I was asked today how to find a purpose by a student. He asked how to get out of depression and depression is a lack of purpose. People survived and… Read More CCC for purpose
While speed and power are crucial in confrontation. They are useless without a sharp mind.
Topics – What is important? Taken from the movie Conan the barbarian: Question to Conan: What is best in life? Answered later by King Osric: There comes a time, thief, when the jewels cease to sparkle, when the gold loses its luster, when the throne room becomes a prison,and all that is left is… Read More Podcast 3 – What is best in life
breath hold – Practice pushing a resisting person from A to B while holding your breath. Listen to your body and thoughts as the discomfort builds and let it go. You can add it almost to any drill in various ways. Contact me for more 🙂 The long exhale – Inhale softly and start exhaling… Read More breath drills for deeper work
Five ways to find your purpose. 1. Small steps – If you do not know where you want to end up, choose small term goals and changes such as learning a skill, gaining social skills and getting better at moving yourself. 2. Necessities – What can you not live without – Start by elimination and… Read More Finding your purpose