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Ando Mierzwa
Martial Arts Training and Living
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Think horse stance is just for exercise. WRONG!

Check out my NEW video/article... then mount up and ride that horse to glory! :)

ARTICLE: http://www.senseiando.com/horse-stance-real-fight/

#‎karate‬ ‪#‎kungfu‬ ‪#‎tkd‬ ‪#‎martialarts‬ ‪#‎selfdefense‬ #taichi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FteO8vB4zdI

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My interview on the Whistlekick Radio Podcast!

Host Jeremy Lesniak was very patient as I ranted and raved about martial arts and life for a FULL HOUR!

But if you want a couple of laughs and a few life lessons form my journey, check it out! :)

www.whistlekickmartialartsradio.com/163-sensei-ando-mierzwa/

#martialarts #happylife #karate #bjj #kungfu

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Are you afraid to spar? Scared of a real fight?

It's okay! You can overcome fear. Here's a video that might help.

Or READ the article: http://www.senseiando.com/reduce-fear-sparring-fighting/

Keep fighting! :)

#martialarts #karate #kungfu #taichi #kravmaga #kickboxing #selfdefense

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uoCn_pJ6C8


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Great article by Sifu Randy Brown! 
‘Emotional Control’ - this often sought after, and rarely attained, side effect from martial arts training. We envision the wise old master sitting quietly in meditation, only to turn into a verifiable badass the moment the movie needs an action star to save the day.

What we don’t see, is that emotional control doesn’t really come for free, or as an automatic trait of just taking martial arts classes a few times per week. It doesn't come with...

#trainingtips #sparring #mantisboxing #emotionalcontrol #rolling #brazilianjiujitsu

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Always insightful articles from Sifu Randy!
"Yesterday I was meeting with a professional from a different part of the health, wellness, fitness industry who mentioned her gym membership(s) going to waste. Her story may be familiar to some of you, so I thought I would share it, and offer some of my personal tips to stave off similar cirumstance."

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Screaming! Puking! Crying!

Do you ever lose control training in the martial arts? Well, I think you should!

Here's a video and article all about breaking down and being your best.

ARTICLE and VIDEO: http://www.senseiando.com/breaking-down-in-martial-arts/

#martialarts #karate #tkd #bjj #kravmaga #aikido #fitness #success #kungfu #taichi #kickboxing #crossfit

YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYAECx6lEsc

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Can you really learn martial arts from a video?

Yes! But there's a right way and a WRONG way to do it. Here's a tip to help you learn the right way! :)

Article version here: http://www.senseiando.com/learn-martial-arts-videos/

#martialarts #selfdefense #success #howtolearn #karate #kickboxing #bjj #kungfu #tkd #kravmaga

https://youtu.be/X0C2KWUyllo

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New year! New podcast!

This one is all about listening to your own voice and following your own vision... which is not always so easy!

LISTEN or READ the transcript. Then go kick 2017 in the teeth! :)

http://www.senseiando.com/think-for-yourself-46/

#martialarts #happylife #aikido #sparring #selfdefense #success

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Keeping your balance is CRUCIAL in martial arts. Fall down in a fight, you may never get back up!

Here's an exercise (inspired by Bruce Lee) that helps me improve my balance. Hope it helps you, too! :)

For the article version, click here: http://www.senseiando.com/improve-balance-martial-arts/

#karate #kungfu #tkd #kravmaga #taichi #aikido #martialarts #self-defense

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_qtYDCjxD4

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Know how to stop a sucker punch? Trick question-- you can't!

But that doesn't mean you can't SURVIVE it. Here are three tips that just might help!

Watch the video or read the article... and be careful out there! :)

ARTICLE: http://www.senseiando.com/sucker-punch-self-defense-tips/

#karate #martialarts #selfdefense #tkd #kravmaga #kungfu

https://youtu.be/qJLdXitWlaI
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