Today’s class was the first of the month, which means we switch instructors.  Sensei Frank takes a back seat and I take over the teaching duties for the month. For the past few months we’ve taken the students through a few different things, giving them a taste of many techniques and challenging them to find what is the same below the surface.  We spent a couple months working mostly tai chi, and then another couple of months working mostly sword.  Now it is time to recoup and digest.  I don’t feel it’s wise to go on loading them up with new things constantly, lest they forget and wind up with nothing.  … Read more...