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Started Dec 30, 2016
Here's an article I just posted about this on my blog:
It seems to me the basic skills you need in this scenario are:
Posted on December 31, 2016 at 11:11am
I was feeling down as I often do on Saturday evenings, with no classes and Salma away at her mom's house. Finally roused myself to go to the gym, where I lifted weights then hit the heavy bag with a vengeance. A very fit young man approached me and said, "What style is that?" I said, "No style!", gave him my card, and went back to work on the bag. Feeling much better now. It's amazing what a difference exercise can make.
I mostly don't think in terms of styles anymore. I think in…Continue
Posted on September 26, 2016 at 5:36pm
Something I wrote for my students:
One of the most important things you can do in martial arts class is to finish your sparring session strong. Most sparring sessions are timed. A one or two minute session is common. If you get hit in the face or take a punch to the gut and you're hurt or winded, keep fighting. If you're tired, out of breath, or feeling overwhelmed, keep fighting!
If you are stick sparring and just took a hard hit to the arm and can't feel your…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2016 at 10:25am
This is an article I just wrote on the most common problems encountered at martial arts seminars - especially injury - and how to avoid them.
Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:13pm
Someone insults you - walk away. They insult your family - walk away. They block your way in the road - walk around them.
Why? Because your…Continue
Posted on June 4, 2014 at 10:02pm — 2 Comments