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Random Thoughts on Teaching

Random Thoughts on Teaching

By Rennis Buchner
Copyright © Rennis Buchner, 2013. Not to be used without permission

For many practitioners of the martial arts, the allure for someday becoming a teacher and running one’s own group or even school can be a strong one. This is especially true of upper beginner or intermediate level practitioners, particularly but by no means limited to those in the West. The reasons for this are many.  (more…)

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Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors
By Rennis Buchner
Copyright © Rennis Buchner, 2009. Not to be used without permission

While online martial art forums sometimes drive me nuts, I do find the process of participating on them invaluable at times to my own learning process. Conversations can take unexpected turns that force me to think about, clarify and even reconsider my own views. Recently a discussion happened where the topic of training with mirrors came up. I personally (more…)

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