Year: 2017

A Diary for Your Protection

A Diary for Your Protection

This post entitled “A Diary for Your Protection” has been provoked by various incidents. The influencing factors includes first time students who have struggled with bullying and recent news. Keeping a diary for your protection can be useful in two specific scenarios. Bullying can take place as emotional or physical abuse. In 2017, Harvey Weinstein …

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Master Few, Not Many

Master Few, Not Many

 A consistent trend I’ve seen between many of the top fighters is their ability to master few, not many. As Bruce Lee once put it… “Fear the man who has practiced one technique a hundred times, not the man who has practiced a hundred techniques.”  By doubling down on your strengths, you see a drastic …

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Fights Are Lost on the Attack

Fights Are Lost on the Attack

It’s important to understand that fights are lost on the attack. Today’s post is reliant for those wanting to compete and to those who simply want to learn how to defend themselves.  The Disadvantages of Attacking I can spend my full rounds working the area, moving and avoiding with no contact with my opponent what so …

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block or move

Block or Move

Do we block or move? We need to unravel the advantages and disadvantages of each.  What is Blocking? A block is simply a technique that involves moving a limb to defend against an attack. So, if someone throws a punch, we can divert it by blocking with our forearm.  What Movement is Involved in Martial …

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