Benchmark and Performance Goals

Vince Blog, Goal Setting Tools, Monkey Jits, Self Preservation

A recent interaction with one of my newer clients left me wondering about whether they set impossibly high standards for themselves, knowing that it could be easier to claim failure to achieve their goal(s) as it was so difficult to attain or if they even set them at all. It really is a very personal and I believe, a vital step to maximise …

A sprint or a marathon?

Vince Blog, CMD, Current, Self Preservation, Women's Personal Safety

Short-term self defense courses are like a sprint. Most people attending these weekend courses and short workshops expect to learn some eye-opening secret to address their personal safety issue. Sadly, that is not the case. Having been learning, training and teaching martial arts (both sport and combative) since 1978, my conclusion is that you learn the physical movement patterns, recognise …