Questions and Secrets; Understanding Martial Art

No matter how many classes you come to you will never fully discover my art this way. The art is not contained in a syllabus or a curriculum. I’m not saying there isn’t value in classes and teachers. There is tremendous value. Without them there would be nothing. It’s simply that classes are only the …

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Criticality versus Judgment

Criticality is the process of analyzing how you could do something better. Judgment is the process of applying a subjective, emotional, value to that something. In critical analysis you view the facts of the situation to understand your current reality. You can then measure those facts against your goals. From here you can understand the …

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How Top Performers Deal with Bad Training Days

Not every training day is a brilliant one. Not every tournament is your best. Not every performance shows all that you’re capable of. Sometimes things are just plain crappy. You can’t get in the zone, you’re in your head, you feel sloppy, flat footed, slow, out of shape, etc, etc. Top performers are not devoid …

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