One of the most important things I have learned in all my years of teaching Martial Arts is the fact that the body has been trained (body dynamics) in a way that your reactions will trip you up if you do not learn to change them. One example: ever since you were a little kid you were always taught by your parents to throw and catch a ball. You would try to catch that ball (more…)
Below you will find some good questions and answers that were brought up by the finest men on the planet during a class I was teaching! Questions of, “what comes next,” in a fighting situation and how to overcome it here in training, so that when it happens in the real world they will be prepared for it.
Here is my wonderful disclaimer: I know a lot of you who read this will think of some other cool techniques you can do because you were taught in this form of Martial Arts or this one. But remember (more…)
People often say when it comes to defending themselves from attacks refer to it as “self defense.” This is okay, but what we are really saying at this point is we didn’t see it coming! We are totally unaware of what may or may not have happen to us, but now we have to react to it and deal with it physically, mentally and emotionally.
What you have done is miss out on a great opportunity to avoid what you now have to do physically and in all honesty lose. So how can we change this? Well first we have (more…)
When you ask a Martial Arts Instructor to explain fighting to you (someone who has a stick or weapon that swings it at you) they of course start off by saying well you get into this stance and so forth. But if you ask someone who has Kenpo training or a Kenpo Instructor, well they break it down for you in a scientific way of doing things. As you can see below:
Raining Lance grafted to an alternate ending! One thing that Kenpo techniques love to do is to “graft” techniques as you fight. Fighting sometimes is very unpredictable and you have to change the technique if something happens without hesitating or interrupting your flow and that is where grafting comes in. As you can see in this video the technique starts out with , “Raining Lance” and ends with a C step around to a leg sweep takedown. Here is the Video technique: