Month: July 2019

Counter Control through Self Control – Part 1

The principles and mechanics of martial form and function are relatively easy for everyone to grasp, at least on a cognitive level: Your opponent attempts to attack you, and you then defend accordingly. Such a simple concept. Like many aspects of the martial arts,… Continue Reading “Counter Control through Self Control – Part 1”

Wolves in Norse Mythology: a three-part series (intro)

Originally posted on We Are Star Stuff:
Wolves, as predatory animals and carrion-eaters, had a somewhat grim reputation among the Norse. There was the Fenris Wolf, who would devour Oðin at Ragnarok, and on a more human level, outlaws were called vargr, wolves. At…