Personally, I feel that the "campers" this year_ will be very fortunate to gain exposure to the concepts of a violence professional as Rory, who encounters violence in the prison system.
This is as real as it can get when addressing the "defensive component" of our traditional training.
Rory's seminar won't be "Technique laden" __
There won't be a lot of technique in the hands-on classes.
feeling is that if someone is trying to remember a "proper" technique in a
bad situation, they'll get hurt.
The building block classes are designed to
give an understanding of how a class of techniques work so that the student
can play with it on their time and come to "own" it.
The contact response
and entry classes try to get a single, fast response to a stimuli down to a
The class on drills will feature drills, but it will be
about designing drills, with a special eye to the inherent flaw.
This is a most excellent teaching method that matches the theme of this forum.
I believe Rory's approach to be along this concept
The techniques are far too
involved (for the most part), there are too many techniques to learn and they
don't have a common thread.
I believe a system must have a way of dealing with
the initial threat and then continuing in a way that is basic and similar to the
defenses of the other threats.
In others words once you reach a certain point all
or most of the follow ups are the same or similar. This way a flow is easily
[ Shihan Michael Pace]
Again, this is one camp you don't want to miss.
A blend of technique and tactical_ something we should be studying more. Here is a perfect chance to put it together.
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