Green Belt Chiken

Now that you have solidly reached the middle level belt ranks it is time to begin exploring conceptual aspects of the martial arts more deeply. Some of what you learn will be imminently practical. Much of what you learn will be theoretical and more abstract. It is all useful at various times and in varying circumstances. Think of these concepts of tools you are putting in your toolbox.

The old adage, “When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.” applies here. Earlier skills were roughly the equivalent of a hammer, a screwdriver, and a pair of pliers. Now we will explore tools that you are likely to use less often, but that are the perfect solution to some specific problems. Having an ample set of tools makes you better able to handle a larger set of problems in a more experienced manner. Unlike the hammer, no tool is suited for every problem.

Green Belt Chiken

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