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Some thoughts on teaching

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Bahalanamulti-style Escrima

The Stockton Bahalanamulti-style Escrima School is comprised of the top instructors and graduates of the Original Bahala Na Club#1 under Grandmaster Leo Giron. The Serrada/Largomano/DeCuerdas (SLD) System of Dentoy Revillar.
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"Hello Mike, I hope you are and your wife are well. I have not spoken with you since st. louis seminar and the joplin tornado. I never got the oppurtunity to tell you that if I had not stayed to watch your demonstrations we would have been in the…"
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Dan Medina replied to the discussion 'Some thoughts on teaching'
"Very well said, even after teaching for about forty years, I'm always saying if your not having fun it's harder to learn. when you see the students enjoying what they're doing even with the pain and bruises they are learning, growing…"
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Brian "Buzz" Smith replied to the discussion 'Some thoughts on teaching'
"A long time ago I was told by  my instructor to do a disarm on him, he let the technique work- the first time. The second time he resisted and the technique again worked but i had to put more into it. He then asked me what was wrong? Why …"
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Eric Primm replied to the discussion 'Some thoughts on teaching'
"This is a good essay. As a new teacher, I do find that I'm nervous when I have to teach. When we're doing the drills, I'm comfortable, but the instruction part gives me pause. I realized that even though I'm simply working the…"
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Kalijas1 replied to the discussion 'Some thoughts on teaching'
"VERY well said!"
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Mike Casto replied to the discussion 'Some thoughts on teaching'
"Thank you. Yes, different teachers, different methods, some will work better for some students than others. As I summed it up in the FAQ on my website - http://trainagps.com - "There are as many ways to teach as there are teachers. There are as…"
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Frances Peterson replied to the discussion 'Some thoughts on teaching'
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At 10:44am on November 24, 2012, joshua pearce said…

Hello Mike, I hope you are and your wife are well. I have not spoken with you since st. louis seminar and the joplin tornado. I never got the oppurtunity to tell you that if I had not stayed to watch your demonstrations

we would have been in the middle of it. Enjoy your posts.

At 4:35pm on May 24, 2010, terry joven said…
Mike
happy birthday!
At 3:51pm on September 22, 2009, terry joven said…
Mike
Thank you for putting me on your friends list!
terry
At 8:41am on April 23, 2009, John R. Malmo said…
Welcome to MyFMA.net Mike!
 
 
 

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