Animal Day - Pressure Testing the Martial Arts Martial Arts by Geoff Thompson

By Geoff Thompson

Animal Day explores the myths approximately what does and doesn't paintings on violent streets. The reader is expert in all elements of strain trying out the martial arts to make sure that personality and approach will not be missing whilst the placement turns into "live".

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Repetition is practised by the student revising for his doctorate, and paradoxically, by the soldier perfecting a bayonet attack. Swimmers will practice hours and hours a day perfecting a stroke and jugglers will juggle until their hands bleed, all in pursuit of excellence. As martial artists, we are no different. For one technique to be effective in a live situation we must do a thousand in the gym. Boredom is the lazy man’s excuse not to train. You treat boredom as another challenge that must be bettered if advancement is to be attained.

To develop a technique into an instinctive reflex, to develop power, speed, endurance, footwork, mental muscle or anything else worth having for that matter, requires repetition, and what is repetition if it isn’t boring. Repetition is practised by the student revising for his doctorate, and paradoxically, by the soldier perfecting a bayonet attack. Swimmers will practice hours and hours a day perfecting a stroke and jugglers will juggle until their hands bleed, all in pursuit of excellence. As martial artists, we are no different.

With a reputable fighter you will be thinking of everything at once and capitulation often occurs. 30 Animal Day 4) Tiredness When the body gets tired during confrontation, the subconscious mind, realising that tiredness can lead to defeat, injects the recipient with the turbo drive of adrenalin in a bid to salvage a bad situation. Again the recipient panics, thinking it’s fear, the panic uses up the adrenalin negatively and often causes capitulation. Pain/Injury Pain, caused by injury is the body’s way of saying stop, any more may be detrimental.

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