Category Archives: Kids

Day 79: Position

We decided to continue on our running theme of fighting principles. In martial arts, position is everything. In fitness, position is everything. The three most important things in movement are, after all, position, position, position. For kid’s class, we worked … Continue reading

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Day 76: Constant Forward Pressure

The most fun fighting principle there is: constant forward pressure (CFP). The simple meaning of CFP is to just keep going. The more complex meaning is to keep feeding your partner problems, so many problems that they won’t be able … Continue reading

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Day 75: Economy of Motion

Continuing our week of fighting principles, today we worked “Economy of Motion”. What’s that, you ask? It’s being efficient. How little energy do you need to use to accomplish your goal. One of the easiest ways to work this idea … Continue reading

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Day 74: Fake and Go!

It’s never enough to just pretend to do something. You’ve got to imagine what the whole technique looks like. Make your sparring partner buy it and when they do… jump at the opportunity. You got it. Fakes were the theme … Continue reading

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Day 73: Combine Forces!

We’re trying to run through a few of the fighting principles this week for kid’s class. Today we did combinations. Why? Because single punches or kicks just don’t work well against skilled partners. You need more than one strike at … Continue reading

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