Cabal Fang Workout of the Week #63
- STRIKING FROM UNCONVENTIONAL POSITIONS. Set timer for 2:00 minute intervals. Strike heavy bag as you drop to one knee, then two knees. Put one foot on the floor, and then stand up. Keep striking the entire time. As the Little Dragon said, "Hit while you move, move while you hit." When the timer beeps, get on the floor and practice kicking the bag from every angle, with your weight on left hip, on right hip, on your back, on your butt with hands on the floor, back kick on hands and knees, etc. Next interval, lie down next to a floor bag -- don't mount it, you've practiced that plenty! -- and hit it with hammer fists, palm heels, punches, etc. Hop to the other side and keep going. When the timer beeps, stand up and run through it twice more. That's a total of 18 minutes -- 9 intervals of 2:00 minutes each. Take as few 12-count (or 7-breath) breaks as you need to finish. If that's confusing, there's a video below.
- EXPLORING YOUR GUMPTION. After you've cooled down, set a timer for 10 minutes and assume your meditative position of choice. Regulate your breathing and think back to the last time you waited for someone else to solve a problem that you could've addressed yourself. This could be something as simple as not picking up some litter sitting next to your car in the parking lot or cleaning up the messy break room at your job. Or it could be something as big as letting a teacher or principal deal with your kid's decaying attitude or not voting in the last election. Explore that failure and ask yourself some questions, like 'How would things be different if you had taken responsibility?' Record your thoughts and insights in your training log or journal.