Economy

Economy

Fancy backfists, roundhouses and flying scissor kicks.  They dazzle and demonstrate mastery.

But the real masters train on basics, and aspire to economy of motion.

"I'd no sooner kick a man in the head as I'd punch him in the foot." - Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee's was able to break a block of ice with his famous one-inch punch. Maximum impact from minimal distance. Training with him emphasised this simple lead strike.

Getting a slapped around a bit? Be direct. Work on economy.

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