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Wollmershauser Tapes or DVDs.

I would appreciate it if any member could provide information regarding the Hapkido tapes produced by Master Mike Wollmershauser. My entire set was lost in a move from California to Oregon. I would like to replace them. Thanks in advance for any help.See More
Jan 6
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Surviving a multiple attacker assault while on the ground

Here's an article I just posted about this on my blog:http://hammerheadma.com/scenario-kicked-ground/It seems to me the basic skills you need in this scenario are:How to cover your head and protect yourself.How to take someone down my manipulating their leg & knee.Find the weak point in the circle around you and break out.See More
Dec 31, 2016
Wael posted a discussion

Standard Class Format?

What's your typical schedule or format for your class? Here's mine for a 90 minute class:Danjun breathing - 5 minutesFootwork - 10 minutesBreakfalls or kicks (I alternate each class) - 10 minutesTechniques - 50 minutesStretches - 10 minutesDiscussion - 5 minutes.See More
Dec 30, 2016
Wael replied to Wael's discussion Footwork and Stances?
"Some of the footwork I have the students practice is: Forward and backward shuffle Forward V Backward V Diamond pattern Hourglass pattern Star pattern Circle step And others. I use these as a warm up."
Dec 30, 2016
Wael posted a status
"Working on blending strikes and joint locks in the smoothest, most natural way possible."
Dec 30, 2016
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Wollmershauser Tapes or DVDs.

I would appreciate it if any member could provide information regarding the Hapkido tapes produced by Master Mike Wollmershauser. My entire set was lost in a move from California to Oregon. I would like to replace them. Thanks in advance for any help.

Posted by Jack Fennessy on January 6, 2017 at 9:55pm

Surviving a multiple attacker assault while on the ground

Here's an article I just posted about this on my blog:

http://hammerheadma.com/scenario-kicked-ground/

It seems to me the basic skills you need in this scenario are:

  • How to cover your head and protect yourself.
  • How to take someone down my manipulating their leg & knee.
  • Find the weak point in the circle around you and break out.

Posted by Wael on December 31, 2016 at 11:11am

No Style!

I was feeling down as I often do on Saturday evenings, with no classes and Salma away at her mom's house. Finally roused myself to go to the gym, where I lifted weights then hit the heavy bag with a vengeance. A very fit young man approached me and said, "What style is that?" I said, "No style!", gave him my card, and went back to work on the bag. Feeling much better now. It's amazing what a difference exercise can make.

I mostly don't think in terms of styles anymore. I think in…

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Posted by Wael on September 26, 2016 at 5:36pm

Never Surrender in Sparring

Something I wrote for my students:

One of the most important things you can do in martial arts class is to finish your sparring session strong. Most sparring sessions are timed. A one or two minute session is common. If you get hit in the face or take a punch to the gut and you're hurt or winded, keep fighting. If you're tired, out of breath, or feeling overwhelmed, keep fighting!

If you are stick sparring and just took a hard hit to the arm and can't feel your…

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Posted by Wael on April 17, 2016 at 10:25am


 
 
 

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