Saturday, February 25, 2017

My Week in Stick Chickivity - 02/25/17

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:  With my teacher out and me covering, we only had Arnis.  Since I was in charge - oh yeah, we hit some bags.
Sunday:  Hubby was training so I stayed home and did some chores.
Monday:   My day off.  Made dinner.  Low carb fried chicken, yum.
Tuesday:   Taught at Mid-Cities Arnis.  This was our last class before the belt tests. The kids are ready!
Wednesday:  Attended class at Hidden Sword Martial Arts. We're working on a demo for our art at an AKATO in March.
Thursday:  Started the new regime of getting up extra early to go to the gym Monday-Friday. Yellow belt test at Mid-Cities Arnis.  They did great!
Friday:  Early morning gym session. Then, we had Friday night stick sparring as usual, then we tested two students for their next rank who couldn't make it Thursday night.  They also did great.  We have a nice crop of Yellow belts now.  Hooray!

Come get me, kid! My head's wide open!

BLOGGY GOODNESS:

Here's the original content I posted this week:
Monday:  Movie Review: John Wick 2
Wednesday:   3 Ways to Get Hurt - or Hurt Others - in Modern Arnis
Friday: FACE-OFF FRIDAY: Martial Arts Halls of Fame

And here's what I re-shared this week:
Tuesday:   Little Details: Strike Mechanics
Thursday:  The Art Within My Art (Is Not Arnis)


OTHER STUFF THAT I SAW/DID:

My friend +Dr. Tye W. Botting is blogging on his own blog again - check out this new post: Fights Part 1: Types and Implications

Mr. Chick has been archiving video that we have in various formats so we can take it with us when we're traveling.  Here's a short clip from GGM Ernesto Presas you might enjoy.






FINAL THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK:

"Normal" day of kobudo and Arnis.  It's my week to take Younger Daughter to TKD class, so I'll be getting up there early. I am going to use the time to get in some extra kobudo practice, methinks...

I am on the cusp of another run of "HOLY CRAP I'M SO BUSY" again, so I'll enjoy Sunday's downtime while I can get it.

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!