Sunday, November 20, 2011
If I were to learn a martial art for self-defense...
I have been attending a teaching course, the most recent one being about effective presentation skills. One of the recent assignments was to do a 10 minute talk on a topic of our choice.
I decided to do a talk about Wing Tsun Kung Fu. It was a combination of powerpoint slides to outline the history of WT, a short demo of the four principles of combat and strength, and a worksheet/handout.
One of the pre-presentation questions on the worksheet was to complete the following sentence:
If I were to learn a martial art for self-defense, I would want it to be...
These were the answers from the group:
- non strength dependent
- easy to learn
- proven effectiveness
- easy to apply
And also a footnote: *in an unfit person
Does your training fit with this small survey of answers?