A Sample on stances in martial arts training

Forward Stance: This stance is also called the Bow and Arrow stance. Most people say this term is from “front leg bent like a bow, back leg straight like an arrow”. Other styles call it a front or forward stance. When attacking or defending the front, this is the stance to use. Push the front…

For the Martial Arts Instructors out there…

Always on your mind should be the idea of team building. There are those who find this contradictory to the individual nature of martial arts training, but within your school or organization, you should be functioning as a team. Encourage your students, but teach them to encourage each other as well. The best teammates are…

Keep it real

I would like to see Instructors take that leap of faith, and stop teaching metaphysical garbage. When I teach, I am open and honest with my students. I teach them that everything in martial arts needs to be seen under the scientific method – any claims need to be observable, explainable, testable, and repeatable. If…

Tsunami

This is raw footage of the 3/11/11 Tsunami…it looks like something from a movie. I cannot imagine what the damage will be like between the quake and the tsunami.