Monthly Archives: December 2009

Winter Wonderland!

…..Well winter has hit Michigan like it always does!  Which means that we hardy IRT practitioner’s will be training outside soon.  I am looking forward to the warm, winter training outdoors where you can feel the bite of the weather … Continue reading

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Old Rickson Gracie Sambo Footage!

…..Here is some old footage of Rickson Gracie competing at a Sambo tournament!  Enjoy! See You On The Mats! copyright Instinctive Response Training LLC 2009 Brian R. VanCise Note: This Blog is opinion only and Instinctive Response Training LLC nor … Continue reading

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Conditioning & Strength Training!

…..I am a firm believer in being in excellent physical shape!  If you are in shape you definitely increase your potential to survive a violent encounter.  So I do quite a bit of conditioning and strength training.  While I do … Continue reading

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Cutting!

…..So if you are studying a blade system and learning how to strike properly eventually you will want to get into cutting practice.  Now I have put up several video clips of myself cutting water bottles from this fall.  Water … Continue reading

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Grand Master Bong Jornales!

Grand Master Bong Jornales is a Filipino martial arts expert that resides in Michigan on the western side of the state.  Here you can see a promo video clip featuring his movement! See You On The Mats! copyright Instinctive Response … Continue reading

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Last Night!

…..Last night we were chatting after class usually this is a good time to not only get to know each other but also to expand on some key important principles.  Last night the conversation was pretty broad but at one … Continue reading

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