Category Archives: Kids

What Will Kid’s Class look like?

Are you wondering what kid’s class is going to look like when we re-open? Well, here we are setting out a plan. Students have to wear masks. Everyone gets their own taped off space to do work in. There are … Continue reading

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Day 83: Uncertainty

You don’t get to choose how your partner reacts. The more you train, the better you become at guessing what your partner will do, but you’re never sure. The more you train, the better you are at limiting your partner’s … Continue reading

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Day 82: Active versus Passive

The fighting principle of active versus passive is deceptively simple. Surely it is better to be active rather than passive? Not always. There are many situations which are actually best solved by doing nothing. Neither is being passive better than … Continue reading

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Day 81: Leading Centers

When you watch someone punch, what do you see move first? Their fist? Their foot? Their hip? Often, when someone strikes, they will move their head, shoulder, or hip. Those are the leading centers. So if you want to fake … Continue reading

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Day 80: Defensive Choices

The simplest way to examine the fighting principle of defensive choices is to look at the way you hold your hands when you spar. So we kept it simple. Kid’s class today was all about trying out different covers. I … Continue reading

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