I have recently read the Inner Game of Tennis by Timothy Gallwey which gives a great insight into the mental side of the game - highly recommend it.
‘By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try, the world is beyond the winning.’ Lao Tzu
The Alexander Technique could be described as a ‘method of kinaesthetic re-education’, concerning the ‘physiology of the living organism’, but this...
I recommend reading, "Tapping" by Sue Beer.
Also, "E Squared" by Pam Grout.
How to Castle
Whether on the king side or the queen side the king moves 2 squares towards the rook then the rook jumps over the king and goes on the square right next to the king. Castling King side (0-0) and castling queen side (0-0-0).
When is Castling permissible?
All of the following...
When was the last time you were still?
Without stillness we are trapped within our habits, whether they are belief structures, physical habits or learnt emotional responses, about the way the world works and our place within it.
It is the separation from these habitual reactions that we...
I didn’t come to the technique through any particular aches and pains, but rather because I was losing the plot completely. I was in my mid 30’s happily married and with 2 children when I found myself struggling to get up in the mornings after being unable to sleep during the nights. I spent...
The Alexander Technique is a process devised (funnily enough) by a man whose surname was Alexander. F M Alexander worked out the Alexander Technique over a period of nine years as a response to losing his voice. The first school was set up in 1931 and people have been training to become...
The Alexander Technique is a way of becoming more aware of balance, posture and movement in everyday activities. This can bring into consciousness tensions previously unnoticed, and helps us to differentiate between necessary and unnecessary tension and effort. We can then learn to make...
I would strongly recommend the following book as an excellent introduction to the Alexander Technique:
Michael Gelb's "Body Learning"
Gelb's writing is both informative and entertaining and while he does not over-simplify the subject like many Alexander "manuals," he also doesn't make it...
I have coached singers of all levels for twenty years and they’ve all come to me with the same two challenges: lack of confidence and various degrees of physical tension. Neither of which any scale or vocal exercises seemed to get rid of. In fact, students would often leave their lesson...
Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they...
The Alexander Technique teaches how to become aware of one's habitual reactions, and how to change them. The Alexander Technique is not a cure or...
I am a competitive weightlifter. Two years ago, I qualified to compete in the European championships, and since then I have been training to...
The best thing about the Alexander Technique is that it is a sophisticated self-help technique. You go to a teacher to learn something, not to a...
By having lessons in The Alexander Technique you can learn skills to help you release unnecessary tension and to help you help yourself.
TEACHING TODDLERS MARTIAL ARTS Introduction The technical standard of martial arts practitioners in the West is extremely high indeed, from the...
I have always been a keen admirer of the brand Nike - not only do they produce top quality products ranging from shoes to apparel but they also...
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