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…)
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…)
I just moved to this beautiful area and I needed to find a good Martial Arts school to workout in. Maybe trade instruction with the head instructor just to gain that knowledge we are all looking for. I found a location I thought would be a great place to introduce myself. I walked into the Martial Arts School (which said they taught Kenpo) and introduced myself to the head instructor and explained to him, that I was new to the area and wanted a great place to workout in and showed him my Kenpo certification. I also explained to him my Kenpo (more…)