Event report: Shinergy[battle] Winter 2013

Last Saturday, this year’s first Shinergy[battle] was on. Great fights, great event, Fighters competed in four divisions:Men, full contact sparring, +80kgMen, semi-contact sparring, +185cmCadets, semi-contact sparring, catch weightWomen, semi-contact sparring, catch weightFor a short recap considering the rules, let me summarize the key points:Fights are “best of three”, so it takes two won rounds to … Event report: Shinergy[battle] Winter 2013 weiterlesen

Event report: Shinergy[battle] Winter 2012, 2012-12-15

The eventLast saturday (2012-12-15), the Shinergy[battle] winter 2012 was held in Amstetten, Lower Austria. The event was also something of an opening ceremony for [Dietmar's] [new dojo]. First, the children (-10 years) competed in contests that relied on agility, speed and technical skill. Then, the youngsters (+10 years) had some semi-contact sparring.From my school, there … Event report: Shinergy[battle] Winter 2012, 2012-12-15 weiterlesen

Event Report: Shinergy[stadlau] summer camp 2012, Wednesday, Video footage

This one's rather short. After working out hard for three days, we gave it a break on wednesday. In order to avoid extreme soreness, however, I scheduled a morning session as a means of active recovery. Nothing special, you see, just some light shadow sparring and no-contact partner exercise.I'm a strong believer when it comes … Event Report: Shinergy[stadlau] summer camp 2012, Wednesday, Video footage weiterlesen

Event Report: Shinergy[stadlau] summer camp 2012, Tuesday, Video footage

Here's some more video footage of our summer camp, this time it's about tuesday, the third day. While sunday was all kicks and monday all boxing, tuesday was about mixing things up. I'm a huge believer in combinations. Playing with heights, distances and angles is something most of the martial artists I know neglect in … Event Report: Shinergy[stadlau] summer camp 2012, Tuesday, Video footage weiterlesen

Event Report: Shinergy[stadlau] summer camp 2012

Saturday evening, I returned from the first ever Shinergy[stadlau] training camp. Thanks to the awesome people that took part, this was a great experience. I really couldn't have wished for more.You see, I've had my share of camps, both as an athlete as well as an instructor. This time, however, I took up the roles … Event Report: Shinergy[stadlau] summer camp 2012 weiterlesen