Learning Physical Skills Online – Part 5

….. and here we are…. I think learning is possible, as I’ve discussed—and hopefully demonstrated. Possible is on the ticket, but what makes it probable? What makes learning physical skills online not only possible but probable? Nothing. Not. A. Damn. Thing. The reality is that it’s not any more probable than learning in a school.…

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Learning Physical Skills Online – Part 4

LIMITATIONS OF Format Having worked through different learning and teaching styles amongst other things, then what we must do to understand whether someone can be taught physical skills is work through the limitations of the format itself. So then just what are the limitations of the format? You can’t physically touch someone. You can’t physically…

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Learning Physical Skills Online – Part 3

We’ve looked at Learning Styles and Teaching Styles up to this point and defined what it is to learn and even the difference between learning and skill to some extent—excluding the topics of training and practice. Rather than move on too quickly, I want to chat very briefly about the terms training and practice. Often…

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Learning Physical Skills Online – Part 2

In part one I looked at the problems with learning physical skills, and in particular self-defense skills, online. I also defined what learning and skill is defined as, as well as what are considered the kinds of learning styles that people have. As with all things, most people cannot categorically be isolated into one style…

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Learning Physical Skills Online – Part 1

This is a good place to have the conversation regarding whether or not you can or cannot learn physical skills of a “fighting” or of self-protection nature, online. This will be a multiple part series and will address as thoroughly as possible the notion of online learning of a physical nature. The arguments against it…

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Guerrilla “Enforcer” Clinic

The Enforcer course is a quick study course on improvised and concealable tools for self-protection. It is one of the most versatile and adaptable studies for self-defense. It can be almost anything that you can find in the street or carry on you everyday. We don’t know where we’ll be and what we’ll be doing…

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Guerrilla (Dirty) Boxing Clinic

In the Guerrilla Silat & Self-Protection Dirty Boxing Clinic we’ll work on incorporating “boxing” style skills specifically for the Guerrilla Self-Protection framework. In other words, this is for self-protection—not sport fighting. Things we’ll work on: • What’s different about the street • The Covering “Box” • The “Tools” • Explosive ECQ power development • The…

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