Problem-First Training

When we’re learning a new technique or a new approach to a waza we already know, I don’t like to just jump straight in and start practising it. I prefer a “problem-first” approach, where we start by taking some time to identify and understand the “problem” we’re trying to solve. For example if we’re learningContinue reading “Problem-First Training”

What actually is “skill”?

It has been almost a year since we’ve been able to train “normally”. Last summer we trained in the park, and we briefly managed to run some distanced indoor sessions in October last year, but regular sessions are starting to become a distant memory. In the meantime I’ve been using my time learning more aboutContinue reading “What actually is “skill”?”

Taking on new members – one week to go!

There is just one week to go until we start accepting new members at our training sessions in the park! Starting on Sunday 2nd August we will run beginners’ sessions every week in Ford Park, Ulverston. Every single session will be free of charge until we get back into an indoor venue, so until thenContinue reading “Taking on new members – one week to go!”