WILL VS SKILL

Dan Couzens Self Development

What would happen if you pitted the greatest Will against the greatest technical skill? A stalemate? A clear victory for Skill, or a clear victory for Will? Would one contender just edge it? Will & Skill are two very different aspects of martial arts; if you can combine the two then you have a warrior, someone who doesn’t know how …

Martial Arts Gradings & Personal Development

Dan Couzens Self Development

Micro sessions are short periods of practice that help training become a habit. Find opportunities to practice in short bursts. Maybe a few strikes or blocks. 20 seconds and you can remind your body of movement patterns & techniques. Find time in the spaces that life naturally presents to you. For example when making a cup of tea, in the time …

How To Build A Martial Artist

Dan Couzens Martial Arts Explored, Uncategorized

This is where the intricacy is, the coordination of the hands will constantly be challenged as you look to build knowledge that covers all basses. The hands need to be trained through multitude of combative movement patterns and at multiple tempo’s. Eventually you’ll have an extensive knowledge base that will allow you to ad-lib. Start at the base of the spine, …

Personal Development & Martial Arts

Dan Couzens Self Development

Personal development, self-growth and spiritual connection have long been a part of martial arts training. The way of the warrior has inspired the human imagination, enriched our culture and given us ideals to inspire us. True confidence is more than just a surface level outer projection, it’s a sign of a profound shift in someone’s genuine sense of self-worth. Martial arts for …

7 Ways Martial Arts Develops Confidence!

Dan Couzens Martial Arts Explored

It’s been a great month. The new website is up and running and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. More improvements are coming soon. The black belts are getting stuck-in to furthering their athletic ability, whilst learning about countering jujitsu, and take down techniques. The Intermediates are making great strides forward, and are looking really clinical in their execution of …