Understanding the difference between sudden self-defense and martial contest.
You get a call. A close friend is taking off to travel the world – solo. He or she has agreed that self-defense is a vital skill and is willing to learn. You’re excited to share with them all you’ve learned as a (name your style/system/art). You’ve been training for years and have a wealth of knowledge. It’s Friday night, your weekend is clear. “Ok great, let’s start this weekend and we can train every weekend until you leave, when is that?”
“Sunday, this Sunday. What can you show me in a day“, replies your friend.
How might you answer this question? Think about it, and check out Coach Blauer’s recent blog for his thoughts on the subject, plus a powerful news story you don’t want to miss out on.
Want to add this information to your training? Come to a PDR Instructor Course to learn how to integrate BTS’s research and strategies into your self-defense and martial arts training.
Want some insight into what our train-the-trainer courses are like? Check out this video for an inside look at the CrossFit Defense Trainers Course.
Want to take the next step? Click here for a list of CrossFit Defense Trainer’s Courses, or check out our complete training calendar.
Coach Blauer joins host Justin Judkins on Episode 343 of CrossFit Radio, to talk about the history of the CrossFit Defense program, the PDR/SPEAR System, and to debunk some common myths and fallacies about self-defense training. Check it out here.
“If it came down to it, could you defend yourself or a loved one in a street fight?”
Check out this interview with Coach Blauer from the Art of Charm podcast, where he discusses self-defense, martial arts, how much training is enough (and what kind really matters), and other important topics.
Coach Blauer recently shared an overview of one of the most popular tools in our Performance Enhancement Psychology toolbox with Its Tactical.
The Cycle of Behavior Learning Tool describes processes that the body/mind undergoes creating a deeper understanding of how you think, make decisions, absorb information and manipulate yourself towards a set goal. Its applications go far beyond combat or self-defense: students of the system have used the Cycle of Behavior for everything from business negotiations to athletic competitions.
Check out the article here.
Want More? Check out these videos for an in-depth explanation from Coach Blauer himself.
Want to add this information to your training? Come to a PDR Instructor Course to learn how to use the Cycle of Behavior to enhance your coaching for self-defense, martial arts, or life.