Do Your Homework

Practice routines and techniques at home. Yes Kempo has homework! The best method of acquiring new skills is to practice daily. This helps on three fronts. Practice helps you retain the information Continual review of material helps you understand the information Repetitive movements become smoother and ingrained in the body — muscle memory In short,

Complementary Actions

The notion of absolute opposites is a crude and unsophisticated concept. A better and older concept is that of complementary items. In this case, the focus is on complementary actions. For every action there is a complementary action or target. For instance, hard targets are ideally hit with a soft strike like a palm heel.