Isolation for Application

Isolation for Application

There are many reasons to train in a martial art – fitness, mental focus, coordination, and self-defense, to name a few. Likewise, there are many ways to train a martial art. Many of us train with the idea we are preparing for self-defense, yet we train in complete isolation, removed…

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Structure

Structure - Devising a Lesson Structure

A lot of martial art training is done with very little class-to-class structure. The instructor has a plan for the day, and maybe an idea about tomorrow, but not a clue about next week. There is nothing wrong with this Free Flow approach. It leaves the classes open to random,…

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