“I want to learn self-defense.” A statement I regularly hear from prospective students. It’s also a request I often receive from various organizations and companies looking for a group activity. The one problem, the concept of self-defense is sorely misunderstood and not something I feel can be taught…but let me explain. I’ve conducted many self-defense… Read more
Perseverance might not be the sexiest trait; certainly not one we want to be our calling card. It’s like being that fighter who everyone says is a really tough; not all that good but can take a beating and keep coming.
There will be those days. Those days were nothing seems to go right. Everything is sideways or one reason or another. The entire day is a sh*tshow from start to finish. There is good argument that 2020 is one of those years! Time is relative as they say. Sometimes we feel this same way on… Read more
As our environment changes due to COVID and political pressures, many people make decisions in great haste (dare I say in a knee jerk manner). If there is one thing the martial arts teaches us is to use patience and wisdom to guide us. The Continuum of Understanding developed in 1982 by Harlan Cleveland serves… Read more