Today, I made the announcement to my students and colleagues that I will be taking an indefinite hiatus from teaching weekly group classes, effective immediately. This is one of the most difficult decisions I've ever made. I know it's the only reasonable choice right now, and that I've put it off for far too long. … Continue reading On Burnout
Happy Anniversary to FITMK
Today is the one-year anniversary of the publication of my book, Fear is the Mind Killer. In honour of this grand occasion, I'm addressing one of the fundamental weaknesses in my prior marketing of the print edition: it was far too pink, too soft, and too obviously-written-by-a-lady to reach the hardcore (TM) martial arts crowd. … Continue reading Happy Anniversary to FITMK
Interview: Chivalry Today
I recently had the opportunity to speak with Scott Farrell of Chivalry Today about my recent book. We discussed the potential overlap between the teaching and training principles it advocates and chivalric values. Scott had some great questions for me, and it was a very good opportunity to look at familiar material from a new … Continue reading Interview: Chivalry Today
“Fear is the Mind Killer” is now available!
My book, Fear is the Mind Killer: How to Build a Training Culture that Fosters Strength and Resilience, is now available in both paperback and ebook editions! ORDER NOW! This project began almost exactly two years ago, over a sushi lunch with Guy Windsor. As we were catching up, he casually asked my why I … Continue reading “Fear is the Mind Killer” is now available!