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Two Clients Two Styles (diary entry)


08.12.18   This morning I began a new junior course with two new clients. My mandate is teach martial arts cross-training principles, building up to a Mixed Martial Arts programme. That is the current plan. My clients have backgrounds in Karate, Tae Kwon Do and Boxing.  We began with a course on Western Boxing. It is a great starting point as it develops great footwork skills and trains the most immediate tool at a martial artist’s disposal: their hands.   […]

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Explosive Leg Power & the Versatility of the Kimura Lock


10.10.18   Today’s second lesson of the day was my weekly family session with an uncle/nephew duo. The first part of the lesson was the fifth half hour in my junior client’s course in Basic Western Boxing Martial Arts Cross Training. We continued training the peek-a-boo style. The second part of the lesson was my veteran senior client’s training in MMA, focusing on the kimura arm-lock.   The junior lesson looked at the uppercut and in tightening up my client’s […]

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Boxing, Clinching, Transitioning & Coaching (diary entry)


19.09.18   Tonight saw the third half hour lesson in Junior Basic Western Boxing for Martial Arts Cross Training and my continuing series of lessons for my long-term senior student. This is a nephew/uncle arrangement that is proving to be hugely beneficial for both family members. The former gets full support, encouragement and extra training from his uncle and the latter improves his coaching/critical skills.   Boxing continued the focus on the peek-a-boo style. We worked more looking at improving […]

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