Thursday, 18 July 2019

Working with different partners

This is a good post from Devon Boormaster's blog:


One of best parts of training under John Kells' were the Sunday sessions where you could be pushing hands with people of all levels and experience.

You could learn such a lot - equally from beginners who didn't know the rules as well as long term students who simply yielded leaving you fumbling.

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Cook Ding's Kitchen: Motivation and Discipline

This is an interesting article. Enjoyment is a big factor for my continuing practise, still going strong after 38 years and hopefully for many more.

Cook Ding's Kitchen: Motivation and Discipline: Happy 4th of July! Below is an excerpt from a post at The Art of Manliness. The topic is the difference between motivation and discipli...

Saturday, 29 June 2019

Visayan Style Corto-Kadena Eskrima:The Sikaran & Moro influenced footwork

Really interesting clip highlighting the importance of footwork. With John Kells we did sticky legs although it wasn't emphasised much. but I think it is an important drill for balance and sensitivity.