Not knowing what you had until it’s gone is a very common literal device. There are countless stories of people who had everything they could ever want, but didn’t realize it until it was gone. In my years in martial arts, I have found that this very same phenomenon is built right into our martial [...]
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As always, when something hits big, everyone wants a piece of the pie. Take a look at Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). I remember, when MMA first went big, every single gym in my hometown opened up a program. They all wanted a piece of the pie, even if the instructor had no clue how to [...]
We have all heard the saying never talk religion or politics in polite company, well to that statement we need to add a third option: martial arts. There are somethings that people get so rooted in, it is better to just walk away than engage. As a life long martial artist I have been having [...]
As stated in all of our social media I am starting the Assassin Fit 5 week program. I want to track my results to see if the program is any good or just another money grab. Even though Mukai Maromo (The Afrikan assassin) is a good friend of mine, I call a spade a spade. [...]
One of the first things they teach you in emergency vehicle operation courses, during skid control training is to aim for the horizon- focus on where you want to be, not what you want to avoid. When snowboarding or mountain biking down a hill, one of the common strategies is to pick your line and [...]
I am back Hello all eight of my loyal blog readers. How have all of you been? As you know I had taken a pretty large break from writing the blog in the last year. I want to give you some fantastic reason like I was far too busy with stuff or was perfecting the [...]
What are you doing this Labour Day long weekend? Well it is that time of year again, summer. This means sunny days, long nights, time spent on the patio, at the beach, and of course training! That is right, training. Summer always has a host of workshops, intensive seminars, and boot camps. In fact there [...]
Should I punch in a real life fight? This question has been asked in every martial arts studio the world over. With varying answers from each instructor. The answer is usually based on the traditions within the system or preference of the instructor. You in fact probably already have a preference that is deeply rooted [...]
We do a lot of one on one session at KPC in a variety of subjects. Last month a new challenge presented itself. A student asked if I had any hand speed drills to help him with football. As we all know the Filipino arts are known for their "fast hands". So with that in [...]
The bar is loud another busy night. I get a call on the radio. Some guy in a shiny shirt is too drunk and too angry, looking to hurt anyone who looks at him funny. I start talking to him and quickly realize that it will go no where. I start barking orders, we stare [...]