Saturday, December 26, 2015

My Week in Stick Chicktivity - 12/26/15

Here's how my week of training, writing, teaching, and miscellaneous Filipino Martial Arts-y goodness went.

What have you been up to this week?

THE WEEK DAY-BY-DAY:

Saturday:  Hidden Sword is on break, so I practiced tonfa and bo.
Sunday:   Saw "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".  Awesome movie.
Monday:  Hidden Sword is on break, so I did a little bo practice (didn't get to tonfa).
Tuesday:  Special topics class at Mid-Cities Arnis. We showed a few things from what we show our women's self defense course, and what we call "policing" techniques. Very fun class!
Wednesday:  I spent my evening making Christmas cookies.
Thursday: Christmas Eve.  Final decor, plus Santa brings the tree in my family tradition, so... it was a busy night.
Friday: Merry Christmas!

BLOGGY GOODNESS:

I posted these posts of original content this week:

Monday:  The Important Bits of Star Wars: The Force Awakens - the Fights!

I re-shared these posts:
TuesdayThe Monster Post of Martial Arts Marketing Tips and Tools
Wednesday: Pondering Green Belt
Thursday:  If Dis Den Dat, or DAT!

My martial arts school is on holiday hiatus - our bad luck that the holidays fall on Thursday/Friday this year - so no value post this week.

OTHER STUFF THAT I SAW/DID:

Dan Djurdevic is on fire lately.  Read his post about blocking the jab here and about physical requirements for grades here.

Marc MacYoung shared this blog post about women in the firearms community - and in my experience, it applies to the wider martial arts community, too.  Excellent read.

If I missed a neat video or article or other martial arts related thing of note, let me know in the comments!

FINAL THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK:

Half way through the disruption that are the holidays.  I'll be glad when we get past New Years.

So what did YOU do this week?  What did you train? What did you teach?  Did you see any really cool martial arts stuff online?  Let me know!