The 6 key attributes of the Martial Body
MartialBody is a series of supplementary training methods for martial artists, competitors or combat sport athletes. The aim of this system of training
is to create 'Attributes' that are useful and relevant to everyone, no matter what the style, tradition or background..
The HeavyBody is the practitioners ability to efficiently use their mass, both in combative exchange and to heal injuries. The HeavyBody Attribute is closely linked with the qualities of softness, release and connection with the force of gravity.
The StableBody is the practitioners ability to maintain optimal alignments and dynamic stability. The StableBody Attribute is closely linked with the qualities of alignment, harmony, connection and proprioception
The ConnectedBody is the practitioners ability to link distal parts of the body so as to use 'whole body' power in the major planes of motion. The ConnectedBody Attribute is closely linked with isometrics, stretching, tensioning, linking, pairing and breath.
The ElasticBody is the practitioners ability to use their natural elasticity and strong nervous system to produce speed and agility. The ElasticBody Attribute is closely linked with rebound forces, stretch shortening cycle, elastic recoil, Myelination and action/reaction.
The SpiralBody is the practitioners ability to move with deliberate complexity. The SpiralBody Attribute is closely linked with Pairing, Rising and falling, Lines, Circle, Spirals, joint rotation and stability.
The FluidBody is the practitioners ability to flow with the every changing conditions of the situation. The FluidBody attribute is closely linked with 'Mind', awareness, flow state, freedom of thought and strength of intent in action.