At the beginning of her book, Mindset, The Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck describes how her fascination with how people cope with failures lead her to an interesting study monitoring how children grappled with a series of increasingly difficult puzzles. She
In a previous blog, we introduced the concept of “deliberate practice” and how it can improve our Krav Maga training. Deliberate practice involves several elements. One of them is focused or design specific practice. Geoff Colvin, author of Talent is Overrated:
What is Infighting? Generally, it is a fight at a very close distance. Many fights end up in very close quarters where there is very little room to move and little time to react. You could be in a small
“Being good at whatever we want to do-playing the violin, running a race, painting a picture, leading a group of people- is among the deepest sources of fulfillment we will even know. Geoff Colvin As a Krav Maga instructor (and
As self-defense instructors, our raisin d’être is to give you practical skills to save your life. This being said, there are other benefits to Krav Maga training. One of these benefits is fitness, something I like to call functional fitness. What is functional
Silhouette of a man performing a roundhouse kick.
It’s not that I’m so smart. It’s just that I stay with problems longer. Albert Einstein People often read this quote as Einstein being modest about what many call his “genius”. Recent studies about the great scientist, however, suggest that
In Sydney Australia, around 2 pm on August 13th, 2019, a knife-wielding man (Mert Nay, 21) ran the streets stabbing people. During these horrible attacks, people ran and others protected themselves using objects in their vicinity. One man, for example,
As self-defense instructors, our raisin d’être is to give you practical skills to save your life. This being said, there are other benefits to Krav Maga training. One of these benefits is fitness, something I like to call functional fitness.