Attacking Balance

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Attacking the vestibular:  one of the most effective close quarters methods available for maximum damage. The vestibular (inner ear) system is the key to our equilibrium – when we attack it, we attack the very ability of an enemy to stand. Below is a great article for a student to understand the vestibular system. http://vestibular.org/understanding-vestibular-disorder/human-balance-system […]

Youtube Lecture: Postural Control

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We occasionally post free lectures to Youtube. In this video, Matt discusses postural control vs. breaking balance.  As discussed in the CLM Manual 1:  Efficient Perceptual Learning, human develop of the muscular-skeletal system as an infant is based upon the eyes and the ability to begin coordinating the eyes and hands to grab objects.   […]

Breaking Balance – the video preview (video)

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The video preview to ‘Breaking Balance:  The Science of Human Equilibrium’ has arrived! This manual is truly universal and applicable to any martial art – because it is built on the science of physics! With over an hour of embedded videos and pages of notes, diagrams, and instruction – this interactive manual is unlike any […]

The Standing Armbar – a matter of physic (video)

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Often times we look at a standing armbar as a technique – and not an act of physics and mechanics. But, if we look a little deeper at the levers involved, we begin to see that we in actuality can do very little work if we let mechanical concepts take hold. First, take a look […]

Breaking Balance for a bad back…

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My family has bad backs.  I’ve grown up with it and in my 20’s I began having back problems. The problem becomes in your 20’s, when you’re invincible, you don’t worry about it…in your 30’s you begin to.  If you’re me, you just take the pain as it comes.  You hurt, you cut back on […]

Depth Perception

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Friends First, happy holidays!  It was a great day today in Atlanta for Thanksgiving…as in, way too much food. We posted a video on Youtube about The Wedge and Footwork.   One of the things we discuss in the video is depth perception and I’ve had a lot of questions about depth perception in terms […]