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Optimum Martial Fitness

Posted by Don Burnell on January 13, 2016 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (14)

The Body

 Optimum martial fitness is the combination of five elements that will allow your mind, body and spirit to come together taking you to higher levels of physical and mental success... Nutrition, Strength, Flexibility, Endurance Mental preparation,

Obtaining OMF is the physical aspect of martial arts training. The quest for this is what prepares your body for the likely hood of defending yourself. As we have discussed the mental aspect in...

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Strength Training for Defense based Martial Arts

Posted by Don Burnell on June 5, 2014 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

In the last segment we broke down the principles for power training in self defense based martial arts, and the #1 principle was strength,

What is Strength? Simply put, strength —is the ability to exert maximum muscular force.

Now we have to ask ourselves what is the basis of Martial Arts?

Conflict! That is the rawest form of the martial arts, a brutal interaction between two opposing forces, one attacking and one defending.

Two opposing forces, calling upon t...

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The Quest for Self Defense.

Posted by Don Burnell on May 22, 2014 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (1)

The Quest for Self Defense

The want for the ability to defend one’s self is as old as man himself. In the early day it was man vs. man and man vs. beast, and the only person he could rely was himself and his family for survival.

Fast forward to today. The only difference from those day gone by and today is... we don’t have to worry...

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