Early Foundations of Jibengong – Mike Martello

I got pointed to the following video of the late Mike Martello discussing the role of Jibengong (foundation training) in the role of martial arts. Below is a bit of information Mike wrote about the video:

… The combined IMA/CMA flexibility, agility, stretching and strengthening and so on, are advanced foundation building blocks for those who want more from their body and their body to grow old gracefully.

… Human bodies are not geared for sport and core strength in old age, as we get older weakness sets in and this is what and why we must train…

… IMA/CMA training is just that, it allows oneself to see more than just fighting, but the fight is inside with oneself… One’s daily life style, work, bills, spouses, family and so on…

Without further ado, here is the video:

URL: www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUPpEYZZA48


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