I need to see that you can operate under stress.
If I’m going to do something, it’s not going to be a half-ass attempt.
You have to remove the emotional factor and think, what is going on here?
Martial arts were based around the bow staff because that was the weapon people carried. Now it’s gearing toward gun and knife, because those are the weapons people carry.
This Monday’s Walkout Song is brought to you by awesome Patreon supporter, John Looney! Thank you, John!
Here’s your Monday Walkout Song, brought to you by Episode 22 guest, Travis Joyner!
Kicking someone in the head in a cage was really fun.
I know Travis Joyner as a friendly and scary-good practitioner and teacher of ground fighting at my Krav gym. He has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, experience in a lot of other martial arts, and an MMA record of 2-0 (a submission and an awesome head kick knockout). He’s also a police officer with experience in several areas, and he works with Sheepdog Response. He’s got thoughtful ideas about all of those things, so listen up.
(The photo above shows young Forrest at a wedding with a Bruce Lee book in hand.) Forrest gave us some book recommendations! Art of Learning, Josh Waitzkin On the Warrior’s Path, Daniele Bolelli: Forrest likes its view of martial arts as philosophy in motion. Tao of Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Do: The Textbook, Chris Kent and Tim Tackett Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing, Chris Kent and Tim Tackett
After earning a black belt Now that you know the alphabet, start writing books.