Sword Sparring drill
Don’t Practice Dying!
A 30 step sparring drill to work on timing, distance and concentration. The first 10 cuts done by each are the same (attack/attack). The second 10 has on student matching the others cuts (attack/reflect). The last 10 are a combination of cuts and blocks (attack/defend). The concentration and focus is important as the students may […]
Do they know your name?
I’ve been following Randy King’s Rants for about two years now. He along with Kasey Keckeisen have been building upon the personal protection material that started with Rory Miller and Marc MacYoung. One of those rants was “Stop Practicing Dying“. This rant finally gave words to the concept that I’ve been taught since starting my […]
WTMA at Adrian Paul’s Sword Experience (Minneapolis 2016)
One of the strangest parts of being in my martial arts school is that the less I talk to you, the better that you’re doing. This doesn’t mean that you receive less instruction for your curriculum. What it means is that you are figuring out what I want and developing how you do it best. […]
Sabum Frankovich and Sabum Bartelt got to teach the fight scene for this event. Here’s the event video of Adrian Paul and Sabum Frankovich as the finale. Photos will be added to an album shortly.
“Start with the End in mind.” is a very popular concept for how to build a business. It helps create guidelines for what needs to be accomplished in order to succeed and reach a final goal. That’s tough when there really is no end to achieve. The martial arts is a lifelong journey that doesn’t have […]