teep foot jab heavy bag

Practice what you can, when you can

Practice to make the most of your training situation Our preferred practice methods may not always be available to us as conditions change: partners become unavailable, facilities downsize, our own schedule alters—any number of reasons may signal changing the focus of our practice may be more useful to our growth. Here’s today’s video on practicing[…]

Archer situational awareness

Trade situational awareness for social awareness

Know where the exits are, but forgot to bring a present to the birthday party? That’s 90% of your problem. Lots of people come to martial arts because they’re afraid. Whether that’s fear of being weak, defenseless, undisciplined, unfit…it doesn’t matter. Martial arts is sometimes the answer. But a door that can open is to[…]

Electron sea model

Train with different partners

Take advantage of every opportunity to train with different partners This weekend was the awesome Rick Faye seminar, hosted by MKG Detroit, MKG Cleveland, and Attributive Martial Arts. Rick is one of my favourite seminars because not only are his material and methodology great, but his attitude and people are well to my liking. Even[…]