OODA Loop For Daily Life
Stop Playing Games!
The OODA loop was Air Force Colonel John Boyd’s creation. It started as a way to help train fighter pilots and has been adapted to other military and law enforcement applications. I learned about it through working with material created by Kasey Keckeisen and Rory Miller. It has greatly enhanced my understanding of the material […]
What do you know?
Excerpts from the article linked here – Budo Is Not Competition. “One lesson of competition is to keep score. The lesson of budo practice is that there is no score. We all improve together.” “Dr. Ann Maria DeMars is a former world champion judoka. Let that sink in. World champion. At some point, she was […]
Practice, practice, practice…in other words, MUDO!
So, you’ve been training in the martial arts for a while now. You have know stances, blocks, kicks and patterns. You have worked on personal protection techniques and sparred. You KNOW what you’re doing. Are you sure? My father used to tell me “It’s good that you know all the answers, too bad you don’t […]
Practice! Continuous practice and refinement of the basics MUST be the focus for all training. Once a student gets bored with the basics, they lose focus on performing correct technique. A student who only goes through the motions during basics does not build strength & fitness nor will they become proficient in the techniques of […]