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March 2017
Friday Five 31-03-2017

Friday Five 31-03-2017

The Friday Papers  – This week I have been looking at the review of material supporting Thomas Meyers Anatomy Trains theory.“To provide evidence for the existence of 6 myofascial meridians proposed by Myers based on anatomic dissection studies"https://www.anatomytrains.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/wilke-pdf.pdfInspired words -“The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.”Thomas A. EdisonFoody ...
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The Attribution of Effort

The Attribution of Effort

Whole body power forms the bedrock of some Martial Arts, indeed it is a performance enhancer that we should all be interested in. However, our ability to move every part of our body in harmony is as fundamental to our Health as it is to our martial effectiveness. In this article, we will explore one aspect of this whole-body work, which I call the attribution of effort technique.
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Friday 5 - 24/03/17

Friday 5 - 24/03/17

Well, its been a couple of weeks off the Friday Five! But its back! :)The Friday Papers  – Been hitting the ‘Rumble Roller’ this week. I am not sure if this is a torture device or a beneficial tissue health tool… but a study in latest issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research seems to point to the latter.“Okamoto et al. (11) suggested that foam rolling restores muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and soft-tissue extensibility. MacDonald et al...
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Friday Five - 03/03/17

Friday Five - 03/03/17

The Friday Papers  – Learn all about Fascia, a foundation of the connection training in MartialBody“The literature supports defining fascia as an innervated, continuous, functional organ of stability and motion that is formed by 3-dimensional collagen matrices.”https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3430451/----------------------Inspired words -A little bit of wisdom from the mists of the past this week with a verse from one of the Tai Chi Classics.“The feet, l...
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