When you have minimal to no training, you either submit your life completely, or you must rely on chaos and violence.
…feeling energy is the sixth sense that is developed through consistent exposure.
In most cases, by focusing on the things we want them to do, we get them to where we want to go faster.
So Harden the Fuck Up, and Open the Fuck Up.
Be tough, be vulnerable, work hard, rest hard, feel pain, feel joy.
In any case, stress should be added when and how makes most sense for the individual learning and the intention of the lesson.
Unregulated stress for the sake of stress, is significantly less efficient in building resiliency in our experience.
Hoping or planning to simply disengage is different from training to have the skills to disengage in the event that they were able to get close to start with.
There are no fast and easy shortcuts when it comes to violence.
To genuinely learn, we have to work at meaningful intensity to allow ourselves and our students to truly process and own the positions.
Knowing our Why can be very powerful for accomplishing goals.
Another simple and friendly reminder that what I know right now is limited by my current level of experience.