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August 26, 2015

Russ and I created Chaos (pun intended). We have been blessed to be teachers for an incredible martial art community. We wanted to add more for them. What we found was more for us. The American Ninja Warrior (ANW) community has been such a warm, gracious, REAL group of...

August 20, 2015

Ninja Training: 3-Day Training Plan Layout

I know it’s about time we got to this part, but I like to separate large challenges out in order to have the best understanding of all the parts. And Training Plans work the same way. Every person will be different and have a d...

August 17, 2015

How getting stuck in your thinking sucks

To paraphrase Darwin, “those among us that will survive are not the biggest or the strongest, but the most adaptable to change.” What does that mean for self defense?  Well, you don’t have to bench 315 pounds to avoid being raped...

August 13, 2015

Luke Ross is one of those people you instantly love. He’s charming, warm, and makes you feel worthwhile. He’s been the best brother an only child can dream of. I love all of him. And over the last few years, there’s been less of him to love. Nearly 200 pounds less, and...

August 10, 2015

Ninja Warrior Training:  Balance & Jumping Simple Assessment


We are back for another round of assessments.  Balance & Jumping are indicators of athleticism, unfortunately training these for most adults is not going to greatly improve performance for general balance or...

August 6, 2015

Self Defense & Psychology: Say it like you mean it: How your language saves you.

To fit into society, and create a functional society, we lie. We weave small tales and white lies to grease the wheels and make people happy. This is all ok. This is functional.

The use of...

August 3, 2015

So now that we have covered some Basics & some of the MANY Exercises possible to do, we need to determine a plan.  The options are endless, so I like to first determine a level of skill in each category in order to find some weaknesses and have a baseline.  Without a S...

August 1, 2015

Heads up, this may include a little more adult language than usual.  Especially the video link.

During  7 hour road trips with great friends, great discussions arise.  What is the difference between Arrogance and Confidence?  Our conclusions were mixed. Its a...

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