Spring 2020 is upon us with the fears of a spreading highly contagious virus. Full contact combative arts and MMA gyms are already anticipating the financial pain from less and less attendance for obvious reasons. Nobody wants to touch each other! Two friends at my day job, practice at an MMA gym. They have bothContinue reading “Solo Martial Arts practice?”
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Incredible Kempo Seminar With Hanshi Bruce Juchnik!
What an incredible weekend with Hanshi Bruce Juchnik and his curriculum seminar hosted by The Driscoll Institute of Martial Arts in Potsville, Pennsylvania. Accompanying me were my good friends and students, Chris and Ricardo from our dojo in Seekonk, Massachusetts. They were excited to train with Hanshi and meet other Yudansha from the Kai andContinue reading “Incredible Kempo Seminar With Hanshi Bruce Juchnik!”
Kata is Conflict Resolution!
Betchya didn’t know that! Our teachers tell us all the time “The Kata is the art”. So I always feel sometimes students feel guilty when they don’t practice their forms/Kata. Without them we don’t get our belt and that’s the only incentive. Most teachers have also heard folks tell them they love Kata, but becauseContinue reading “Kata is Conflict Resolution!”
What an incredible weekend with Hanshi Bruce Juchnik’s instructor/curriculum seminar this past weekend hosted by Sensei Jeff Driscoll at his dojo in Potsville PA. Accompanying me was my senior student and good friend Valerie and also another good friend Sensei Brian Kreizinger the director of the New England Martial Arts dojo in Seekonk MA whichContinue reading “Studying Ourselves”