Archive for October, 2012

Don’t Cheat and hope it’ll Work.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Two knights stood before the king, his most competent warriors. The king asked a servant to retrieve his two prized dogs, the two mascots of the castle, loved and adored by the people for their beautiful, intelligent nature. The king handed one dog to each knight, ...

The Awareness - Movement Connection

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

In the past 7 years, I've focused most of my writing upon the physical performance. I've attempted to pull back from publishing any more books on flow coaching psychology, specifically because after writing for over a decade on the discipline, which was still very new in the 90s, I had ...

Judgment-Free = Accelerated Growth for all

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Most interesting projection of the week: "If you were really about health-first fitness you wouldn't take your shirt off in a single photo bragging about your physique, and wouldn't be showing off all your circus stunts in every shot." Lets be clear here. Statistics show that higher body fat, excessive (hyper)tension ...

Agility, Strength, Power or Finesse?

Monday, October 15th, 2012

My first Sambo coach (US Olympic Greco-Roman team alternate, Class A national gymnast, 5X World Sambo medalist, and former special operations soldier) said to me that all he had to teach me was his own style of grappling. He explained that he was power grappler and that he would never ...

Self-Centered. Egotistical. Narcissistic. :P

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

A student angrily steamed while watching the master teaching students. The master discussed how to strengthen the ego to overcome the immature, inflated ego. But the student believed that a real master would teach students how to let go of the ego and to just attain ...

Your Ultimate Expression of Fitness?

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

One of two problems happen when we learn a discipline: either we are forced to repeat static patterns through rote memorization, or we are offered no specific direction and expected to enable creative improvisation without a mastery of the fundamentals. Because of my learning disabilities, I ...

One Good Workout Away from a Good Mood

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

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Popeye: The First TACFITTER

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

The original Tacfitter and primal eater. "I iz whut I iz, and I yam whut I yam!" ~ Popeye the Sailorman a2a_linkname="Popeye: The First TACFITTER";a2a_linkurl="http://www.rmaxinternational.com/flowcoach/?p=1195";

The Secret Ingredient of Effortlessness

Friday, October 12th, 2012

We often miss opportunity because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas Edison. As a child, I watched Sunday morning kungfu theater and awed at their elegant effortlessness of their advanced movements. To lift myself from the toil of constant violence, I began searching for martial arts ...

No Real Enemies

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Written today by a former student, "Scott Sonnon has no real enemies. He is only intensely disliked by all of his friends." I hear your anger and fear: anger that you perceive me as succeeding where you believe you have not; and fear that you've have had something taken from you ...