bruce lee everything works

Everything works. Nothing works

It’s not the art, it’s who’s better that day I was going to write a totally different post, but saw something on Facebook/YouTube that got me diverted. Imagine that?     Adam Chan, the creator of this video, states himself that it’s just one idea, one possibility, and that it’s not bullet proof. Enough said.[…]

martial arts self defense schools

Martial arts is not self defense

While it may help in a bar fight, knowing BJJ, MMA, even kali/krav maga doesn’t make you a combat or self defense expert So Tim Ferris is stretching his boundaries, putting out some footage about ‘fighting’ and self defense, and I’m going to have to go ahead and call bullshit. I’m not going to go[…]

model fitness first

Fitness first

What if you can’t even run away like you’ve been taught? If you look at many of the common benefits that come from practice—coordination, flexibility, fitness, confidence, peace of mind, blah, blah blah, almost all of them can be achieved by being a mindful athlete, especially now with the modern trends of cross fit, yoga,[…]

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[…]