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
While speed and power are crucial in confrontation. They are useless without a sharp mind.
Time is going by us all the time 🙂 To make ourselves more resilient and mobile at the same time, we can choose to take a simple breath in between to make things last longer. Examples: Start doing pushups. Pause for one breath on the top position between each push up and gain more awareness… Read More A breath in between
Strength makes life easier. We choose paths and follow them. Choose one that makes you strong in all your faculties and take your friends and loved ones with you. The cost of being weak is heavier… 1. Tie the rope to a tree trunk. Climb the rope from laying down prone and see who can… Read More rope strong
Here is a simple way to cover all bases. Take one movement and one time interval and do this everyday. You only have to make one choice and then you are done until tomorrow. Choose what you least want to work on and you will progress in the fastest manner. We shy from our weaknesses… Read More One a day
We are sick and injured from time to time and it is a hidden gift in reminding us of our mortality and we learn to move with and around those areas and come out of the tunnel even stronger and in better neural and mental shape. Examples: The cement mixer: torso Sit on your behind… Read More How to learn and improve from injury/illness
Many ideas work. Many ideas do not work at the same time. 🙂 Our job is to find and make up what works for us right now and see what does not. But further, We must understand why things do not work so we can learn from them. Only then, we can move past them.… Read More Tense to relax!
Topic – Important points in the whole Text: Litany against fear from the book Dune “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past, I will… Read More Podcast 4 – Making friends with fear