Architecture of a Body-Centric PE Lesson (Part 2)

To recap Part One:  Create a sense of intrigue  Provide multiple points of entry  Establish pockets of safety  Ask instead of assume  This sh*t’s hard (which is why so few do it) After the weight shift lesson , three of Read more ›

The World of Fighting Monkey (part 2)

Engaging with your work demands a certain degree of ownership.  There must be a benefit to the challenge presented, beyond just a hard-to-apply confidence.  A task can serve as a test of will, a test of adaptability, and/or a test Read more ›

The World of Fighting Monkey (part 1)

Doing without knowing.  Playing, creating, learning.  Adjusting and adapting.  Describing Fighting Monkey is an act in organizing verbs.  Everything overlaps and intertwines and is a wonder.  The only certainty you are left with is that you have experienced something good Read more ›

A Purpose and Description of Exploratory Movement

“I’m going to explore the depths of the ocean.” “You’re gonna what?” “I’m going to get into this magical pressure suit, close myself off to the known world, and look for cool stuff.”   “Why would you want to do Read more ›

Dynamic Movement as An Extension of Control

Body control is all the rage.  A popular want is increasing active range of motion.  People want to get there so they can do stuff there.  Functional Range Conditioning uses slow, controlled movement to examine individual joints, build capacity in Read more ›