Have you ever thought about being an instructor? Do you often ask, “How do I become a Kempo instructor?” My answer is quite simple. First become a member of the GOLD Leadership Team, which teaches you leadership skills, teaching skills and coaching or interpersonal skills. You need some experience and training in the martial arts.
GOLD stands for Goal-Oriented Leadership Development. This program includes comprehensive leadership skills training that builds personal character and life skills. The GOLD Team Program creates a solid, high-quality leadership team, exemplifying the student body. Benefits of the program include: Personal development through character enrichment Effective communication to individuals and groups Leadership skills are essential for
In an ongoing effort to provide I don’t know everything, let me highlight the excellent albeit short descriptions (posts) of the Ten Laws of Kempo. Mark (the author) has done a great job making these fundamental principles into concise list. Here they are: Law of the Circle and the Line – This idea is also
As usual, the “What if the bad guy did this?” and “What if he did that?” question arose again. It’s natural to think of these options while practicing. Just remember two things. First, practice your material over and over again with a partner to get the feel of actually doing it. Second, know that you’ll
What do you do when it’s dark? How do you defend yourself when you can’t see? This condition can be caused either by an injury or by a hostile opponent who blindfolded you. There are ways to train and enhance your ability to fight under such circumstances. The natural evolution of the Sticky Hands Drill
Doing kata in the traditional manner requires a calm mind and steady stance. There is a difference between the glitzy, acrobatic extreme kata and the older more sedate kata of old. The older kata do not require Olympic level flexibility and gymnastic ability. Rather, they require the elements that make an artist a warrior. Here