the Kicktionary

Who’s taking Theatrical Martial Arts (Eastern Martial Arts for Stage) this summer? You’ll want to watch this video: The Kicktionary by Eric Jacobus   Not that you’ll be asked to do each and every one of these, but it’s good to have an idea of...

100 no-equipment workouts

Oftentimes, our obstacles to working out regularly include the following: we don’t know what to do we don’t have access to a gym or classes we don’t want to or are unable to purchase exercise equipment we think we don’t have the space to work...

Preparation Time!

Hello friends and colleagues! The summer is well upon us, and with it, the stage combat workshop season. I hope you’ve been doing all your prep work: eating well, keeping your joints healthy, keeping an eye on your alignment, getting into fighting shape…...

Soapbox: Retractible Knives

Inspired by a theatre company’s request for retractible knife recommendation: In fight direction circles for stage, retractible knives are generally considered extremely dangerous and unnecessary. It’s one of those things, like contact slaps, that most...