Momentum Based Training

I’ll let you in on a little secret… I can be a little lazy when it comes to cleaning up my house.  I like to leave dishes in the sink overnight.  I don’t mind dropping clothes on the floor as I remove them for the night.  Some days my kitchen table looks like a tornado…

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Santa Strength Workout

Santa Strength Christmas Workout    For all the readers of the Warrior Blog and visitors to WarriorFitness.org   I want to take this opportunity to say thank you for all your continuous and unflagging support of Warrior Fitness throughout the year.  Your feedback and participation through all your emails and comments both on the blog,…

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Top 9 Posts From 2014

It’s that time of the year again.  Time for the Top 10, er… 9, best blog posts of 2014! This year saw 2 distinct themes emerge: a critical examination of what internal power really is and its relationship to martial arts training, specifically, but not limited to, Bujinkan Martial Arts training, and the importance of…

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Reflections on 42

Tomorrow, December 3, is my 42nd birthday.  And, as anyone who has read Douglas Adam’s classic trilogy, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy knows, the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything is 42. Therefore, upon the occasion of my 42nd birthday I thought I might sit down and write out…

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Research of Martial Arts (Book Review)

I love reading martial arts books.  Over the course of my career, I have probably read hundreds of them.  There are currently a dozen or more on my book shelf.  I had to get rid of some that I no longer read to make space for the ones I constantly go back and refer to…

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Stronger Than Fear

Are you stronger than your fear? Or do you stay in your comfort zone and allow fear to get the better of you?  You can tell every time when you start to push against the edge of your comfort zone – you begin to feel afraid.  Maybe you don’t call it fear.  Maybe it’s resistance.…

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Like Paul Freakin’ Bunyan!

I was recently asked how one should train their psyche for martial arts.  It seems like a weird question… Train your psyche??  Upon further reflection though, it’s actually a very astute question. Psyche is defined as the totality of the human mind, conscious and unconscious.  So training it must be essential.  How then do we…

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A Glimpse Into Internal Power Training – The Push Test

The push test is a very practical way of testing the quality of one’s solo training for internal power.  As explained in Weakest Direction Theory is BS, the body, when properly trained, acts as an omni-directional structure.  This allows the practitioner of internal power to neutralize any incoming force by diffusing it throughout the structure…

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Martial Software or Martial Hardware?

Remember in The Matrix when Morpheus downloaded those dozens of different martial arts programs (software) into Neo’s brain and he instantly could perform all the techniques from those arts? That is a perfect example of a software upgrade.  Techniques instantly available at your fingertips – literally!

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Sometimes More Is Better

It seems that in this super busy, fast-paced world we live in many people are looking for the MED – minimum effective dose – for just about everything.  How can we train more efficiently?  How can we train smarter, not harder?  How little can I do to produce the effects I want? Quality over quantity,…

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