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Training Thoughts on PSP: #1

by Pelatih Andrew Ewing – “Pencak Silat Pertempuran focuses on attribute development, adaptability, and understanding of timing ratio over technique to take advantage of dynamically changing positional relationships in a fight.” Remember while training, practicing,…

Dirty Boxing Fight Kinetics

It’s time to kick 2017 to the curb! You’re going to be hitting hard, fast, and often after this.
We’ll be focusing on, Damaging power, Staying away until it’s time to hit, Picking the right spots, and Ferociously unleashing

GUEST BLOG: Is Your MA Too Slow?

If anyone reading this needs any help defending themselves from someone who throws a single punch and stands there, let me know, because I have an extensive library of techniques in my DVDs that apparently have been built for that exact situation.

80/20 RULE – as applied to Fighting Strategies:

Seeing how the 80/20 rule states that 20% of your efforts produce 80% of your results, the reverse of this rule is also inherently true, implying that the remaining 80% of your effort produces only 20% of your results; the inverse of which sucks!

VLOG 8 Prepared and Unprepared Fighting

If you don’t like reading here’s a VLOG you can refer to.   Prepared = Dueling, squaring off, agreed fighting — not just weapons use Unprepared = Ambushes, Muggings,   Does your MA only practice…

VLOG: 5 Stages of Combat Engagement

Learn the basic 5 stages of relationship engagement in combat. Why does it matter? Because you probably aren’t training with an understanding of what your system is actually focused on. Learn.

Do you even practice?

People tell me that they want to be good at silat regularly. They tell me that they are serious. The real deal. They are as good as their word and they will train hard. Some want to master pencak silat or the “martial arts.”

Training v. Practice

Life hits us all from time to time. It’s easy to let that wave of struggle derail our focus and our attention away from the things in life that we truly enjoy and grow from. If you’re like me, you have to consciously decide to get yourself back on track.

VLOG 3: Adaptability in Pencak Silat Pertempuran

Can you adapt to the violence of a real encounter? Are you prepared for failure? If you said yes, can you show what in your training prepares you for this? Are actually training it?

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