Tag: Martial Arts in Carmel Valley

Using your Mind in Martial Arts

The Chinese martial arts call it “Yi“. Westerns call it “intention“. Basically, it’s the idea of using one’s mind and imagination to direct one’s actions in a totally coherent way, and to great utility. In the dojo last night, we

Tagged with: , , ,

Martial Arts Boot Camp

martial arts bootcamp -- getting strong while learning self defense

Strong core muscles are important for lower back health. They are also very useful in martial arts and self defense. At Full Potential Martial Arts, we use a Boot Camp format to mix things up and help everyone get strong.

Tagged with: , , ,

Self Defense Training Drills

Karate at Full Potential Martial Arts Carmel Valley dojo in San Diego, CA 92130

We used empty hands and bags to hone our self defense skills at training tonight. We reviewed both tai chi and karate techniques, and saw the parallels between them. Being fluid and effective at different ranges — long, medium and

Tagged with: ,