Saturday, October 1, 2016

My Week in Stick Chicktivity - 10/01/16

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:  4 Hours of Arnis-y goodness.  We get together once a month to train and study Modern Arnis to prepare our brown belts for promotion to black next year.
Sunday:  I got sick, so I stayed home instead of inflicting my nasty head cold on our ADE Self Defense students.  Once nice thing about having a martial arts family - Older Daughter stepped in to help in absence!
Monday:  Head cold raging hard.  Went to bed early.
Tuesday:  Taught class at Mid-Cities Arnis, didn't touch anybody because of the head cold, came home, passed out.
Wednesday:  Day 3 of the stupid head cold.  Stayed home. passed out.
Thursday:  Taught class at Mid-Cities Arnis.  FINALLY started feeling a little better.
Friday:  Rank testing at Mid-Cities Arnis.  They did great!


BLOGGY GOODNESS:

I had a theme going this week, kinda...

I posted these posts of original content this week:
Monday:  THAT GUY: The Dilettante 
Wednesday:  THAT GUY: The Scaredy-Cat

I re-shared these posts:
Tuesday:  THAT GUY: The Philosopher
Thursday:  THAT GUY: Bad Hygiene Guy
FridayFACE-OFF FRIDAY: Is Teaching the Martial Arts for Profit Okay, or Bad?

(If you have a good idea for a Face-Off Friday topic, let me know!)

I am moving my blog content on Facebook from my personal profile to a page for the Stick Chick Blog.  The Stick Chick Blog on Facebook.

There's stuff I post on the Stick Chick Blog on Facebook you won't see in other channels, so please, like it and share it with your friends.  Thanks!

OTHER STUFF THAT I SAW/DID:

 Datu +Dieter Kn├╝ttel is coming to Dallas-Fort Worth - my teacher is hosting him in Roanoke, TX!  If you can possibly make it - YOU WANT TO.  Datu Dieter is AMAZING and I highly recommend that you see him if you can (so why not in Texas?).

By the way, he was promoted to 10th Degree last weekend at the East Meets West camp in Germany.  There's a Facebook event right HERE.
I posted this on Facebook this week.



Master Ken is funny because it's true.  Oh, so true - and is it just me, or is his advice actually more practical than it seems at first blush?





FINAL THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK:

"Normal" week - Arnis in the morning, kobudo in the afternoon.  And GASP!  I have Sunday off.  I have a trip to prepare for, so most of the day will involve that.  But still - WOW, I'm not running 110 miles an hour!

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!