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GoPro Camera vs GoPro Camera in Sparring

GoPro Camera vs GoPro Camera in Sparring

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); GoPro cameras have revolutionized the ability for just about anyone to capture awesome action videos. They’re small, relatively inexpensive, and deliver high quality results. When you place the camera on someone’s head, you get a first person persoeyon the action. A few years ago, we mounted the original GoPro Hero on a head gear for sparring. Recently though, … Read entire article »

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Targeting and Reflex Drill

Targeting and Reflex Drill

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Plagiarism is the sincerest form of flattery. We stole this drill from seeing it on Mr. Bob White‘s Facebook post a while back. In the drill, someone holds a kicking shield, a second person swings a jump rope in front of the kicking … Read entire article »

Anatomy of Our Kids Kenpo Classes

Anatomy of Our Kids Kenpo Classes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Our kids class at Bowley Kenpo Karate, while not a huge volume of students compared to some other karate schools, is an awesomely diverse group. It runs from students of a young age to special learning needs. Our dojo culture is, in part, … Read entire article »

Sparring Drills and Balance Drills

Sparring Drills and Balance Drills

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Drills build skills. Beyond talking through the applications of Kenpo and the demonstration of Kenpo, students have to practice. Drills focus on small aspects which can then be built into larger techniques. In class recently we’ve done different sparring drills, like clashes, … Read entire article »

The Dojo Culture

The Dojo Culture

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Culture is a big buzzword in the corporate world these days. Everyone is looking to build a great workplace culture. It can keep employees happy and productive while also attracting the best talent. A negative culture can have the opposite effect. Culture … Read entire article »

Reflections on the 2014 Texas Kenpo Conference

Reflections on the 2014 Texas Kenpo Conference

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Sometimes the Kenpo community comes together for a truly awe inspiring event. This past weekend was one of those times. The 2014 Texas Kenpo Conference was put on by Lee Wedlake and Steve White at Rancho Cortez in Bandera, Texas. It really … Read entire article »

Brian Duffy and Dennis Conatser Seminar Notes

Brian Duffy and Dennis Conatser Seminar Notes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); At the end of March 2014, Mr. Brian Duffy and Mr. Dennis Conatser Sr were at Stronghold Martial Arts in Webb City, MO to give belt tests and seminars. These are a few of the thoughts jotted down after the exams and … Read entire article »

Do You Speak Risk

Do You Speak Risk

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Do you know a person who, when their specific subject comes up, won’t shut up? It’s like a magic “Push to Talk” button. This phenomenon isn’t only relegated to friends or casual conversations. There’s a theory about it happening in the business … Read entire article »

8 Sparring Drills We Do

8 Sparring Drills We Do

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); When we spar, the goal is to get better at incorporating our basics and techniques into faster, more intense situations. Freestyle (sparring) is the highest form of martial arts application. Sometime though, we get into the rut of just using our “go … Read entire article »

Sigung LaBounty Seminar Notes

Sigung LaBounty Seminar Notes

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-2659328231231944", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Sigung LaBounty is widely considered to give one of the best seminars about Kenpo Karate you can attend. He was recently teaching at Mr. Gary Swan’s NCKKA school in San Antonio, TX. This was our second opportunity to learn from him, the … Read entire article »

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