fragility…

recently in that online women in martial arts community I mentioned previously, someone made the comment, “Martial arts isn’t for fragile people, or any age. If they are fragile, they need to either toughen up or do something else for exercise.” my response:I am not disabled, but we are all …

“don’t get hit”

I know this blog is a little dusty, but I’m going to make an effort to post slightly more regularly, and at least more often. at any rate, I am in an online women in martial arts community and recently a member who studies Taekwondo (TKD) asked for advice how …

personal kyusho

awhile back my sensei discussed kyusho (weakness/Achilles’ heel) and how we should identify our personal kyusho in our everyday lives and strive to address it. examples he gave at the time were letting traffic get under your skin, fear of flying, etc. at the time of the discussion my main …

the reality of strong women

while some guys will have no issue training (or working or studying) with a girl, for some it is a new experience. of the ones who need to get used to the idea, there are two types. the first type falls in the my-training-partner-has-boobs-what-do-I-do category. they generally just need to …