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Instructor’s Notebook

Nowadays, there is a lot written about martial arts; probably more than at any time in human history. But very little of this is at the instructor level dealing with the problems, goals and strategies of imparting the arts. This series, written by martial instructors, will be a frank and directed discussion of such topics. If you are a beginner and new to the martial arts, you may find some of these subjects a little distressing. Indeed, this may be premature for you. The only thing we guarantee is a sincere handling of informed viewpoints.


INB #01: The First Month, Verbal Interactions…

Sometimes the most important first step in a Kung Fu student’s career is not the teaching of basics but the first interview with the instructor.