Tag: ancient wisdom

152 Turns Out My Sensei DOESN’T Know Everything!

The Martial Brain
The Martial Brain
152 Turns Out My Sensei DOESN'T Know Everything!
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Jeff discusses the scientific method vs. “ancient wisdom,” and the importance for martial arts instructors¬† of regularly updating their curricula.

29 Stand Up Straight and Breathe, Grasshopper!

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The Martial Brain
29 Stand Up Straight and Breathe, Grasshopper!
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Jeff discusses the REAL reasons for developing good postural and breathing habits, and how claims that these are for the development of Chi Power only muddies the waters.

27 The Golden Age Fallacy

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The Martial Brain
27 The Golden Age Fallacy
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Jeff discusses the logical fallacy called the Golden Age Fallacy.¬† In it he warns of the human tendency to long for the “good old days”, both in life and in the martial arts.