Folks, I am asking this, because I don’t think that a lot of people have a philosophy or a credo when they train. I think that they often go through the motions, hoping that enlightenment will just descend upon them. Well folks, that is not enough. I think that there should be a number of Read More

Hey folks, I am back here to speak to all of the intermediate to advanced students for a moment. I want to ask you, how much of your time is spent training in actual sparring? Not 2 set drills, but actual sparring. And out of that time, how many times have you actually considered sparring Read More

I am just going to jump right in. Do you train or do you practice? Let me give my quick two definitions so we all understand each other. Practice is to do something at a recreational pace, something that you enjoy, but dont want to do as a vocation. Training means to practice said endeavor Read More

I am asking this question in all seriousness. I don’t want you to say something truly visionary(insert sarcasm) like” I am more confident. I am more coordinated. I am more flexible.” The third is self-explanatory, but what about the first two? Can you really give specific instances where your martial arts training has helped you Read More

Folks, I am back, maybe for good this time 🙂 If you have been involved in Martial Arts for a reasonable extent of time, then you have probably heard something like this. “Master “X” once fought 5 guys with knives that tried to rob him. All 5 went to the hospital, and he wasn’t even Read More