I’m standing in the gym, standing sock foot on the gray mats, but I’m not alone. Sure there are others around, but I’m not talking
Lately I’ve been thinking about the absurdity of taking self-defense classes. What I mean is: going some place where you volunteer to have pain inflicted
My trainer, Mike Manerchia, has me doing all kinds of things in the gym: body weight exercises, dumb bells, balancing, plyo, and now heavy weight lifting.
I stood in the entryway to the dojo with the other women, waiting to enter the darkened room. I had trouble breathing. I fought with
In self defense, learning to fall is really important. It can literally save your life. And not just when you’re being threatened by another person.
I’m sitting with my back to this dumb rock again, my glum face resting on my stone-grazed hands. How many inches did I move this