Saturday, August 26, 2017

My Week in Stick Chicktivity - 08/26/17

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:  Two hours of koboudo, an hour of Arnis, then I helped out the taekwondo "side" of Hidden Sword Martial Arts by sitting on their testing board in the afternoon.  Long and productive day.
Sunday:  Taught ADE Women's Self Defense.  Really fun group this time around!
Monday:   Solar eclipse here in the US.  We had about 75% occlusion where I live. It was really cool. Attended class at Hidden Sword. I'm covering classes on this Monday so I worked them through our Defensive Responses and Block Check Counter.
Tuesday:   Taught class at Mid-Cities Arnis.
Wednesday:   My day off!
Thursday:   Taught class at Mid-Cities Arnis.  Reviewed where our adult White Belt is and what we have to perfect for her promotion within the month.
Friday:  Stick sparring.  Fun!



BLOGGY GOODNESS:

Here's the new posts or reshared older posts I sent out this week:

MondayKnives Suck
TuesdayReal Life Fights: "Scooter Boy" - Lessons Learned
Wednesday4 Lessons in the Martial Arts (I Keep Relearning)
Thursday: Risk Management
FridayFACE-OFF FRIDAY: How Long to Black Belt?

OTHER STUFF THAT I SAW/DID:

Shared this on my Facebook page this week, from our friends at Bayani Warrior:

Especially if they are children.
THREE videos from Master Ken? In a single week?  Get the paper towels, because our cups runneth over.




Before we had Ameri-do-te... another way to attack the groin.



If you run across cool martial arts stuff you think I should see, please do post them in the comments!

FINAL THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK:

Two hours of kobudo this morning, then I'm going out to Bridgeport to help my teacher teach his monthly Arnis Instructors course.  Gonna be a long day.

As I type, Texas is getting hammered by Hurricane Harvey. I'm way, way, WAY out of harm's way, but I have friends down there who are.  Please keep us in your thoughts, and if and when the time comes, donate to the charity of your choice helping folks down there out. It's going to be a doozy, y'all.

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!