Share! A quick video where I go over some of the basic straight punch mistakes and problems I see in students I work with. Share!
Kata are really simplified shorthand for practical techniques. Think of a kata as the CLIFF NOTES version of a fighting system — a cheat sheet for memory.
One of the most important jobs of a martial arts instructor, especially one who works with younger students, is as a disguiser of repetition.
But what is the truth, really? Are any of the martial arts or their MMA cousins practical and effective in a real world self-defense situation.
The key to the success of the workout was those fast changes, low reps, and not stopping no matter how much it hurts.