Easy Listening

Easy Listening

This playlist is perfect for your drive to the dojo or to play in the background while you clean the mats. These MADrills don’t teach techniques, but instead include discussions of teaching strategies that will help you become a better school owner or instructor.

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Easy Listening
  • Chris Rappold - Warrior Spirit

    Many of us love sparring, but what do we do when a student doesn't like it or is afraid of it?
    Retention Based Sparring | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting | Competition

  • Jackson Rudolph - Teaching Strategies

    A combination of show and tell, relative, and analogous teaching is an excellent approach to teaching your students in an engaging and effective way.
    Bo Staff | The Flow System | Weapons | Strategy | Teaching

  • Jackson Rudolph - Relative Teaching

    This teaching strategy is great for bo staff or weapons classes, but can be applied to any field in the martial arts. This strategy relates more basic techniques to the more difficult technique that you may be trying to teach.
    The Flow System | Bo Staff | Weapons | Extreme | Sport Karate | Sport...

  • Chris Rappold - Instructor Sparring Students

    What is the proper way for instructors to handle sparring with students? Why doesn't the old school mentality still work?
    Retention Based Sparring | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting

  • Herb Perez - Method to your Madness

    This teaching/training tip is very helpful in reminding us to always keep our goals in mind when training or teaching a class. This can be done in four simple steps: introduce, demonstrate, explain, and apply, or IDEA for short.
    Olympic TKD | TKD | Tae Kwon Do | Sparring | Teaching

  • Chris Rappold - Defense

    As instructors we don't just want to focus on physical skills, but we also need to teach our students the mental game. Mental defensive strategies are very important for sparring.
    Retention Based Sparring | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting

  • Chris Rappold - Offense

    How do we teach offense to both competitive and non-competitive students? Confidence is key!
    Retention Based Sparring | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting

  • Apolo Ladra - Disguising Repetition

    How do you get kids to continue to drill at a high level? Disguising repetition is a key to great reps. These drills will help with footwork, squatting, and tapping and combines them into this next combination.
    Conditioning | Partner Drills | Kali

  • Jackson Rudolph - What do Judges Look For?

    What do judges look for in a weapons form? Listen in as Jackson breaks down technique, speed, power, and difficulty.
    The Flow System | Bo Staff | Weapons | Extreme | Sport Karate | Sport Martial Arts | Tournament | Competition

  • Chris Rappold - Passion

    How do we talk to our students about passion? Not everyone wants to be a world champion, right?
    Retention Based Sparring | Sparring | Point Sparring | Point Fighting