Episode 53 - Technique to Principle

Episode 53 – Technique to Principle

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Welcome to Episode Fifty Three of Hiyaa!! THE Martial Arts Podcast – The CAN get there from here Show

Welcome back hosts Craig S. Kiessling and Arron Martin for more epic mouth boxing as we attempt to detail the ride from simple technique to mastery of principle in martial arts.

So turn on your baby filtering devices and listen up!

Show Notes

Links to more information about some of the things we mention during the show. BTWBlue = Video! :)

In the Opening

In the Discussion


Topics & Things

  • Transition a technique to a usable principle
  • Martial arts tools and mastery
  • Single Change
  • Bagua
  • Northern Shaolin
  • Visualizing an opponent
  • Applying variations of techniques or body movements
  • Hiyaa Word of the day is Pedagogy
  • Self correction and accepting correction
  • Continue learning by applying new variables
  • You can do the technique differently every time provided you don’t violate the principles
  • XingYi
  • The Magic is in the transitions
  • Tracking the middle joints
  • Learn basic outside application
  • Learn to apply same application on the inside
  • Using the variations of the same application for various attacks
  • Keep experimenting because you’ll never be able to cover all of the variations
  • Experiment with range
  • Turning punches to grabs
  • Grind it out to achieve mastery
  • Remember, in the end everyone is self-taught
  • Creativity in training is important
  • Can your empty hand technique be applied to a weapon and vice versa
  • How bad do you want to hurt the opponent?
  • Leopard Punch
  • Aaron covers his Know Slow Flow Low Go concept


In the Closing

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