Did a boxing/striking seminar on Saturday. Presented on hooks. Just hooks. Doesn't seem like you could do an entire seminar on one punch, but you realize quickly that people get trapped in feedback loops.
They learn a technique, practice a technique, apply a technique, then return to an endless series of "practice" and "apply" thinking that's how one gets good at martial arts. I am not so sure that is the case.
What I realized from the seminar was that my job is to break the loop for martial artists, not just present techniques, because amazing things happen when they get outside of it. I have gratitude today for what I learned while I was teaching.
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