Musings, ponderings and various observations on the intersection of BJJ/Martial arts training and the living of life. I have no inclination toward either political correctness or correct spelling. This blog, such as it is, remains fundamentally an unfiltered gush of thought ... both raw and unpolished.
Why I am motivated teaching fundamentals …
I constantly view the teaching of fundamentals as a challenge …. a challenge to try to get an even better result each and every time I teach the ’same’ class.
Can I re-structure it in some way to get better outcomes? Can I tell a better ‘story’ to put a ‘clearer’ picture in the mind of the student? What can I do with the ‘design’ of the class that excites ME and keeps me fully and GENUINELY engaged?
I often start with a ‘big picture’ iteration of what I am trying to teach … then …