Podcast Episode 20: how to take notes of your martial arts and self-defense techniques

One of my Patrons asked if I could give some tips about taking good notes of your martial arts and self-defense techniques. He struggled with it during seminars and is looking for some information on how to do it better.

I take a lot of notes myself and have devised my own system over the years. In this episode, I share some of the key aspects of efficient note-taking for the long term.

Enjoy!

Show notes:

1. Intro:

2. How to take notes of your martial arts and self-defense techniques:

 

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How to fight in an elevator against multiple opponents

Here’s a free video in the Violence Analysis series on my Patreon page: How to fight in an elevator against multiple opponents?

I have no additional information on this incident. I read somewhere that this was in Russia, but I can’t confirm it. So we don’t know what happened before the video starts rolling or what the aftermath was.

To be clear: I am only commenting on the tactics used. As I explain in the video, I very much doubt his actions would be seen as legitimate self-defense in pretty much any Western court of law.

The reason I analyzed this video is because it debunks one of the myths about violence: you can’t win against multiple opponents. As with other martial arts myths like “high kicks don’t work in the street“, they need to be nuanced and that’s my goal. Obviously, this doesn’t mean that fighting multiple opponents in an elevator is a good idea or that you should assume it’s easy. I cover that too in the video, that the guy is lucky and things could have gone very wrong for him.

All that said, here’s the video.

If you enjoyed this video, you might want to check out all my other violence analysis videos on my Patreon page. There is lots more there: instructional videos, Q&As, my newsletter, etc.

And there’s loads more to come…

 

Podcast Episode 18: Interview with Iain Abernethy

In this episode, I interview karate expert Iain Abernethy. He is one of the most popular instructors today and travels the world teaching seminars. He is most known for his approach to “bunkai”, which are the applications of the movements in kata. We discuss this and much more during the interview.

After we stopped recording, Iain proposed a project we could both work on and I said yes. It’ll take a bit of time, but I’m sure you’ll enjoy it. We’ll let you know when it’s ready.

podcast interview with Iain Abernethy

Show notes:

1. Intro:

2. Bunkai:

3. Q&A:

Get in touch with Iain:

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Podcast Episode 17: How to analyze violence on video

No interview this episode due to circumstances, so I made another episode answering a question from one of my Patrons: how to analyze videos of a violent incident. I explain some of the factors I take into account and how you can use the information for your own self-defense needs.

Show notes:

1. What’s new:

2. How to analyze violence on video

 

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Podcast Episode 16: Listener Questions and Answers

In this episode I’m trying something new: I opened the floor to questions on my Facebook page and I try to give detailed answers.

If you’d like to ask me something for the regular Q&A, feel free to get in touch. All the links to contact me are at the bottom of this text.

On with the show!

1. What’s new:

http://www.wimdemeere.com/notification/

2. Question 1

3. Question 2

 

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