There’s a fair amount of work to be done for most of us to discover natural rhythm in optimizing our speed, power, and balance as a trifecta of performance in self-defense.

Once mastered, the concept of breaking rhythm to create confusion in our antagonist and the possibility of an “unguarded target” is a logical and powerful next step. In the video below, I’ll show you how with a basic example. Check it out!

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  1. Curtis

    Great video! Can really feel the difference when focusing on dropping the lead shoulder. What’s the timing goal when launching the second combative from the same side? Half-beat? Quarter-beat?

  2. Chief Kirk

    Curtis…thank you. See if you can counterpunch on the half beat; that rhythm should lend itself to an unguarded target for the punch…