SOME INSIGHTS INTO Rhythm

A recurrent alteration of different beats, is what we call rhythm. So why would this be important in fighting and even in life in general? Rhythm is an important [indicator] of the mind/brain circuitry in the backdrop of the magnitude and duration of expansion and contraction of movement and non-movement. Rhythm, of course would be […]

LIFE STYLE: WHY DOES IT MATTER?

Different life-styles are like different types of boats. It is true that they all float and they all are capable of moving on water, but NOT all of them are going to get you to your long term destination goal! Some life styles, like small little engine boats—–although fun for few hours on a lake—-yet […]

WHY JIU-JITSU HAS A STRONG PRESENCE?

Jiujitsu is one of the most organized martial arts system in the world! Its influence, its agenda, its vision, its contributions, its philosophy, its principles, its approach, its ethics, its gentleness, its lethalness, its control, its freedom, its restrictions, its roots, its history, its science, its emphasis, its reality, its pressure, its respect, its resistance, […]

THOUGHTS ON LEAD HAND||LEAD LEG INTEGRATION

An advantageous idea of placing your strong hand as your lead has been drastically evolved since 1973, post Sifu Lee’s untimely passing from this earthly life. In our curriculum, in the Arizona state, both leads are equally emphasized and a student gets to slowly feel comfortable and at home, regardless of whether they play a […]

Fight Axiom: Attribute Development vs. Technique Accumulation

One of the biggest misconceptions in martial arts is that many are under the assumption that for them, learning new techniques is what is going to set them apart from those who have not learned them. Like anything else, the essence of martial arts is about unfettered insight into movement itself—–and in turn, the axiom […]

Phoenix JKD: Unrealistic Use of Force

How often we have come across those whom when we ask whether they have taken martial arts classes, and they, without hesitation, tell you, “no!” But that ‘they carry a gun or a knife instead.’ Those who give such answers, have deluded themselves entirely. It may be wise to remind them, that unless they have […]