About teaching and training Eskrima and Bagua. Recommended seminars, and related material I find interesting.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
There is nothing like narrowing the parameters of the game, or adding a layer of asymmetry to force you to be more mindful and creative. We did it dueling by flowing short against long, or 2 against one, and all kinds of combinations and handicaps we could think of.
Here is a great clip of a grappling version, hopping vs one leg planted.
Yeah, this kind of stuff is excellent. We use it a lot at Sityodtong, particularly for beginners. And competitive fighters: nothing like forcing someone to work on their weaknesses by making that they're only option.
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