Transitional Actions for Motion Mastery

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swipe mobius exerciseThere are a number of motion gurus on the market who discuss motion “move” the identical means some individuals discuss enlightenment. Prefer it’s a better state of being you possibly can solely attain by subscribing to their YouTube.

They usually look actually cool on Instagram in order that they most know what they’re speaking about, proper?

However if you happen to break any move down, it’s only a one who can easily transition via a collection of actions. And that’s a ability you possibly can study.

On this episode we discuss in regards to the piece most individuals are lacking that makes move really feel so elusive: transitional actions. These are the strikes between the strikes the individuals appear to suppose ought to simply come naturally. However we’ll share why they’re truly an vital ability, and a few of our favourite methods for getting higher at them.

Andy: We’re recording.

Ryan: All proper.

Andy: Welcome to the Rising My Beard podcast. Properly, not my beard as a result of I can’t develop a beard, however…

Ryan: I’ve obtained you coated on that one.

Andy: Good. Thanks. You’ve obtained sufficient beard energy for each of us.

Ryan: I positive do, man.

Andy: Superior. So what are we going to be speaking about right now?

Ryan: Transitions, man. We’re speaking about transitions. Why they be impotent or vital, you recognize, it’s all the identical, proper?

Andy: Yep.

Ryan: And, yeah, transitions. One thing that not an entire lot of individuals may take into consideration, however they’re tremendous vital. We’re going to inform you why and the way it will provide help to to achieve enlightenment.

Andy: Yeah, I believe that is actually attention-grabbing as a result of we get truly plenty of feedback, plenty of questions in emails with individuals asking us to do a move program. To show them how one can string actions collectively into routines, into flows. How you can make issues work collectively. However then on the identical time, after we ask individuals what they’re doing, how they’re coaching, what we hear from most individuals is that they’re engaged on particular people abilities. They’re attempting to stand up to 30 seconds on this, 12 reps of that, they usually’re centered on going to the following development of one thing and getting this transfer and getting that transfer. And it’s actually antithetical to the entire thought of what a number of these identical individuals are saying that they need us to show them.

Ryan: Yeah. Yeah.

Andy: So right now we’re going to speak about, properly, first we’re going to speak about what transitional motion means and why it’s vital.

Ryan: Sure.

Andy: However then we’re going to speak about actually how one can begin engaged on it and constructing it and dealing into your stuff, hopefully with out dropping your features. As a result of we’re all the time actually apprehensive about your features. For the individuals which might be legitimately apprehensive about dropping their features and suppose we’re making enjoyable of them, factor is, you’ve carried out work. Doing extra work just isn’t going to make you weak.

Ryan: Proper. Proper.

Andy: Coaching doesn’t make you weak. Chances are you’ll lose 5 kilos in your squat, however you recognize what? You may get it again.

Ryan: It’ll come again. Don’t fear about that. It’s come again.

Andy: All proper. So let’s discuss actually briefly, some examples of some transitional strikes that perhaps individuals don’t actually consider as essentially flowy, and a few that they do, and form of to set the stage for what we’re going to be going into right here.

Ryan: Yeah. So if you wish to truly focus on a bit about what a few of our purchasers are engaged on first we may do this. And so simply to present an instance with that, an enormous one could be the muscle up. And so if you happen to’re wanting on the muscle up, there’s just a few actions concerned within the muscle up. You’re going from under the rings to above the rings after which again under the rings. And so clearly so as to carry out that motion, there’s a transitional transfer. And so we simply name it the transition, you recognize?

Andy: No person but has been sensible sufficient to give you a great identify for the muscle up transition. All of us simply name it the transition.

Ryan: Proper. The muscle up transition, proper? So it’s principally that time the place you go from the decrease half… Properly, pardon me. You go from the highest a part of a chin up into the decrease a part of the dip. And in order that’s that transition interval. And that is the place lots of people have hassle with, you recognize, the way in which that I describe it’s simply placing in your tee shirts. So it’s a technique that I like to show it.

Ryan: One other instance would simply be taking a look at engaged on the transition into the handstand. So lots of people are attempting to love maintain the handstand or no matter. It’s principally simply wanting on the entire. As a substitute of that, I like to have a look at the transition of really getting up into the hand scene as a result of the higher you are able to do that with management, then it’s going to mean you can truly concentrate on handstand.

Ryan: One other factor, too, is just getting our purchasers to only decelerate after they’re performing locomotion. And so the transitional transfer is definitely that in-between motion of any motion. We’ll discuss a bit of bit about this later, however principally if you happen to can gradual issues down and we like to inform everybody to try this. So we’re all the time saying simply decelerate, decelerate, decelerate. What this does is it brings higher consciousness for these in-between actions. And so that’s the transition and actually happens in any motion.

Ryan: And we will even focus on about day by day life. How in day by day life we’ve obtained these transitions. And also you may not even give it some thought, however there’s simply so many various issues that we’ve got. Getting away from bed within the morning. Getting out of the automobile. When you’ve got kids, when your little one was a child and also you’re placing them in a child seat, you needed to twist and switch and buckle them in or undo their buckle and pull them out and carry them into the home perhaps after they had been handed out. There’s simply so many various issues that we’ve got in our life. They’re precise transitions. And the factor about that is, if you happen to will pay extra consideration to these actions and the way you’re doing them, it’s going that will help you throughout the board for all the things. So there’s a pair extra different examples. What else? What else we obtained?

Andy: Properly, I believe the very first thing is although, all proper, so we’re dads. We’re fathers. The examples you gave to this point appear fairly mundane. Most likely anyone south of 35 listening to that is like what the fuck are you speaking about? That isn’t train. You jackass.

Ryan: Proper.

Andy: I don’t give a shit about transitions out of the fucking automobile seat. Are you able to inform me how one can be a badass? You moron. That’s what they’re considering.

Ryan: Oh completely. On a regular basis.

Andy: And so the factor is we reside in an actual world. We have now children. Ryan, you store at Costco.

Ryan: You wager ya.

Andy: I don’t as a result of I don’t drive. Not in Japan anyway. So that you may be like 25 and suppose that none of this sounds difficult and also you’d be proper, as a result of that’s truly the purpose.

Ryan: Proper. Proper. Proper.

Andy: These transitional actions shouldn’t be difficult.

Ryan: Precisely.

Andy: Doing issues on a regular basis shouldn’t be troublesome. That’s precisely what we’re coaching for is in order that they aren’t troublesome. Proper? So what you actually must be asking your self is, if that is presupposed to be simple, why do I transfer like a pregnant yak with two left toes after I’m attempting to do all of this straightforward shit? Proper? And that’s a quote from Remo Williams, which is the best film of all time, by the way in which.

Andy: However that’s the factor. If you’re younger and powerful or a bit of older and powerful and also you’re considering, properly, all of those strikes, they’re probably not train. They don’t make me extra of a person or no matter. Properly, I don’t know. Are you able to do them properly? Do you appear to be an fool whenever you do them? Like, you recognize, whenever you’re lifting one thing out of your trunk, do you virtually drop it on your self? That is transitional motion and that is vital stuff. However setting that apart, there are sexier examples we may give.

Ryan: Positively. There positively are.

Andy: Right here’s some extra athletic issues. Proper?

Ryan: Do it.

Andy: All proper. So in virtually each sport you have got operating and you’ve got modifications of path, proper? For those who’re taking part in soccer, if you happen to’re taking part in basketball, you’re going to run. It’s a must to reduce to a aspect actual fast to get round any person, get round and impediment, faux any person out, go seize the ball. One thing like that. These are transitional actions, proper? To me, probably the most athletic actions you see in any sport, in my view, is what occurs in basketball between the time that that an offensive participant reaches as much as seize a rebound lands, turns across the individual blocking, and jumps as much as shoot once more. To me, that is likely one of the most athletic motion mixtures on the planet. Each time I see any person that’s amazingly expert at this, I’m simply in awe as a result of you possibly can see the 1000’s and 1000’s and 1000’s of repetition of this motion that they’ve carried out to make that work.

Andy: It isn’t only a matter of catching the ball and spinning round and capturing it. It’s a must to have spatial consciousness. Consciousness of the place that different participant is. The place everybody else on the court docket is. The timing, the rhythms of who’s leaping. When. How your toes are hitting the bottom. All of these items. And that is what we’re speaking about after we discuss athletic stuff and that is all transitional stuff. These are issues that you just can not essentially drill simply by having their element components. It’s a must to do that with an opponent, a reside scenario, to actually get nice at it. And so after we’re speaking about transitional actions, even when it’s exterior of an athletic setting, nonetheless you need to undergo the transition to get good at making these particular person strikes work collectively.

Ryan: And also you introduced up one thing that was actually good there by way of not simply in regards to the explicit components of the motion, there’s a lot else occurring round that. The spatial consciousness is a large one. And even if you happen to don’t have a accomplice or something occurring there, if you end up shifting via house, you want to concentrate on what’s occurring, what’s round you, and what’s your physique’s doing, and having that particular consciousness. So, that’s an enormous one proper there, too.

Andy: Proper. And I may even say a number of, you recognize, we discuss martial arts and companions and stuff and one among my favourite martial arts, parkour. Parkour just isn’t a martial artwork within the sense that you just’re defending your self towards an individual, however many sensible parkourists that I’ve spoken to see the setting in a lot the identical means. It’s a must to take the world because it comes at you and also you don’t essentially all the time know your course.

Ryan: Proper.

Andy: And so if you happen to’re working towards locomotion motion at dwelling or any sort of different motion at dwelling, you may not have a human accomplice who’s an opponent working towards you, however you have got an setting that you just’re working round whenever you’re doing rolls on the ground and handstands and stuff. Have to understand how far you’re from the wall. You want to have the ability to inform what angle you’re at. Transfer round whenever you come down. Like, are you going to hit the espresso desk? It sounds actually foolish and actually mundane once more, however this shit is critical. That is the distinction between any person who’s a grasp of their our bodies and any person who’s going
to wreck the fucking lounge after they attempt to get a exercise in.

Ryan: Or wreck themselves.

Andy: Or wreck themselves. Perhaps each.

Ryan: Precisely. Proper. Yeah. Simply a lot occurring in there and the transition… Even going a bit of additional into that, you’re speaking about whenever you’re popping out of a motion, it’s additionally specializing in that touchdown. So transitioning into the touchdown, transitioning into, you recognize, not simply going into one other motion however merely ending the motion.

Andy: Proper.

Ryan: And ensuring that you would be able to transition to that and do it in a means that’s, going to be good for you. So, it’s not going to interrupt your toe or one thing like that if you happen to’re popping out of it. So, yeah.

Andy: Yeah. One other factor is that simply, you recognize, I believe it must be apparent by now. We actually consider that working these transitions will enhance your progress.

Ryan: Yep.

Andy: It is going to additionally make you stronger and make you extra versatile and make you quicker and make you higher at all the different issues, too, in oblique methods. Proper? So let’s discuss a bit of bit about a few of among the issues you possibly can concentrate on in some particular actions that may speed up your progress in studying these actions. So like for a pushup.

Ryan: Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. That’s a very good one. And simply to convey consideration to it as properly, we’ve got an article on transitions and a shot of video on that. So return and in addition take a look at that and browse the article.

Ryan: However wanting on the pushup, lots of people are simply so centered on doing as many pushups as they’ll that they sort of blow via the motion. However if you happen to can concentrate on the reducing. Whenever you’re reducing your self in direction of the ground, concentrate on slowing that down. That’s a transition. So going from the highest place to the underside place, concentrate on getting actually good at that in-between motion. Slowing it down. It’s going to power you to concentrate on type. It’s additionally going to assist to strengthen you. So by focusing there on that transition, it’s truly strengthening you. It’s going to mean you can do extra pushups if that’s your aim. So it’s not only a matter of simply specializing in a transition. Yeah, there’s a number of completely different components occurring there. However by specializing in that, it will assist.

Ryan: I already talked about the muscle up. The muscle up. For those who’re having hassle with the muscle up, just about assure it’s most likely your transition. And in order that’s what it’s essential to concentrate on. And so yeah, and this doesn’t must be a troublesome factor. Lots of people suppose that it may be a power problem when, the truth is, it may be a method or type problem that’s occurring. So by specializing in that transition, that’s going that will help you to get it.

Ryan: One other factor, too, a soar. All people thinks they’ll soar. However the factor is if you happen to can concentrate on a hip recruitment, so not only the start, like loading the legs after which leaping, and never simply the touchdown, however in-between. Whenever you’re within the air, what’s occurring along with your physique? What sort of type are you utilizing? What’s occurring along with your arms? Are you utilizing them? Swinging them up in direction of the sky. Throwing your hips ahead so as to enhance that hip recruitment.

Ryan: Different factor, too, if we’re taking a look at throwing individuals. You talked about the martial arts, we will discuss throws. A judo throw is a superb instance of that.

Andy: Yeah.

Ryan: You’ve gotten an individual that’s resisting you and so in apply, you may need these lovely actions, however whenever you’re underneath load by way of having somebody add resistance to that, that’s actually going to let you recognize if in case you have that transition down or not. And so, judo throw, and even in taido, it may even be a punch or a kick or one thing, if somebody blocks it, can you actually transition from that and transfer into the following motion easily?

Andy: Yeah. One of many issues I believe is tremendous neat about judo is that when any person watches a judo match, we take a look at the precise throws themselves as being the principle element. However whenever you go and watch a judo apply, you’ll see that a number of the time is spent on the setup of the throw, not the throws themselves.

Ryan: Yeah. Completely. Completely.

Andy: Grabbing an individual and shifting into place for that, which I believe is one other nice instance of transitioning.

Ryan: Yeah, that’s transitioning. Yeah, that’s an awesome instance as a result of if you happen to don’t have that arrange proper, you then’re not going to have the ability to throw that individual. That’s simply how it’s. It’s physics, proper?

Andy: Proper. So how these items actually enhance your progress, how they enhance your approach and make you stronger, there’s a number of various things occurring, however one among them is that you just’re simply specializing in slowing issues down and also you’re specializing in controlling your physique. Being conscious of your self. Being in management. And what this does is that this brings much more of your central nervous system sort of exercise to this. You’re going to recruit extra muscle fibers, You’re going to be grooving these neural pathways which might be accountable for form of the motion, psychological blueprint, of the fitting method to transfer slightly than the sloppy, unintentional incorrect method to do the transfer that may get you damage. And these items make you extra environment friendly at that motion.

Andy: And what meaning is that you are able to do it with much less vitality. You are able to do it sooner. You are able to do it in additional conditions. Proper? And as you do that, you sort of de-clunkify these abilities. Capable of do them sooner, stronger, higher. You are able to do them with much less preparation. You are able to do them underneath worse circumstances. You are able to do them whenever you’re harassed. That is what comes from not simply saying I can bang out 50 pushups.

Ryan: Proper.

Andy: Actually slowing the pushup down. Actually feeling each little bit of that pushup and figuring out what every element of it’s presupposed to be like. And push up, perhaps not the most effective instance for this, but when it’s a martial arts throw or if it’s a technical motion in bouldering or a mountain biking, rollerblading, or any exercise, any technical motion that’s in a sport or in an setting the place you’re being challenged, properly, with the ability to have mastery of these actions so as to do them when issues aren’t precisely proper.

Ryan: Precisely. And that’s the vital factor. When shit hits the fan, can you truly do it? And the opposite factor too is the harm element of this in that sometimes the transition is the place individuals get injured. And so by actually specializing in with the ability to carry out that transition as easily as attainable with confidence, it’s going to mean you can not solely be capable to simply do the factor, but additionally do with out that worry of the harm.

Andy: Proper. And I simply need to say on accidents, too… You recognize, you may be listening to this and saying, properly, I don’t climb mountains or journey bikes on them or combat individuals. All I do is go to work, go to the gymnasium, and work out. So I don’t actually need to fret about accidents. Properly son you’re fooling your self as a result of we get about 50 emails a day from people who damage themselves understanding.

Ryan: Sure.

Andy: And that’s precisely what we’re speaking about. Even when your sport goes to the gymnasium and doing three units of eight or no matter, it doesn’t actually matter, you aren’t immune from harm simply since you’re doing workouts and never sports activities. So this, nonetheless, these transitional components of each train you do. For those who’re useless lifting, what do you do on the backside? How do you make that transition? What do you do on the high? How do you make that transition? How do you choose up the bar? These are all transitional actions, too. So-

Ryan: How do you set the weights away?

Andy: Yeah, it’s not… Yeah, placing the weights away, proper? Racking your weights. It’s not simply restricted to motion or no matter. All of these items are vital. It’s additionally like a kind of platitudes that I believe everyone that calls themselves a mover on Instagram now has a photograph quote of themselves saying, but it surely’s sort of true. This concept that the way you do something is the way you do all the things. There’s exceptions. I don’t utterly agree with that on a regular basis. However the factor is that you just do reside in a physique that occurs to be positioned in a bodily setting. So mastering the way in which your physique strikes in that setting and the way in which it strikes from one a part of the setting to a different, it transitions from one factor to a different, goes to materially improve your high quality of life.

Ryan: Yeah.

Andy: And that’s what we’re speaking about right here. That’s why we harp on this. And that’s why we educate these items. And that’s why we discuss shifting with high quality and studying to gradual issues down and to construct management and to construct extra vary of movement than you want, completely, so that you just had further. In order that you recognize you may be higher at stuff that you just don’t anticipate. And likewise simply have extra margin across the issues you possibly can comfortably and safely do.

Andy: So let’s transfer on and discuss how one can discover these transitions. How you can construct environment friendly transitions between completely different sorts of actions. How you can apply this.

Ryan: Yeah. One main factor is to have a look at the motion for what’s occurring slightly than considering the way it must be or what you suppose it must be. And so everyone knows what a pushup is. However once more, preserve coming again to the pushup. Perhaps I ought to discover a completely different instance. However principally, everyone knows what a pushup is, however whenever you’re doing it, are you actually taking note of what’s occurring? And in order that’s the principle factor is paying consideration and bringing consciousness into these in between actions. And once more, such as you mentioned, it’s taking a look at with the ability to apply this to all the things in life. And typically we’re simply on autopilot a lot that we’re not conscious of what’s occurring. And so the very first thing then is cease taking a look at issues and assuming issues. So actually turn out to be conscious of what’s occurring whenever you’re doing this and bringing mindfulness into it. And also you’ve mentioned this earlier than, I most likely heard you say it, what’s it? For those who convey your mindfulness into the combination, it is going to make it 543% extra enlightened.

Andy: Proper?

Ryan: In order that’s the scientific grade.

Andy: Yeah. And so perhaps let’s discuss in regards to the squat, too. As a result of the squat is like tremendous primal. So like everyone knows that squad is vital. However that is one other factor the place individuals assume that the fitting squat has to appear to be another person’s proper squat.

Ryan: Proper. Proper.

Andy: They usually spend much more time wanting on the squat after which if anyone dares posts an image or a video of their squat on the web, you’re going to get 500 individuals telling you you’re doing it incorrect.

Ryan: Yeah, completely.

Andy: 4 of them have bio mechanist of their Twitter deal with.

Ryan: Yeah. The squat is nice. Squat’s nice. And the factor is, too, and I convey this up in seminars and all the time ask… I wish to convey individuals in entrance of the room and I’ve three individuals they usually present us the squat and I say which one is right? And the reply is all of them as a result of it’s all the place we’re. However the different factor in regards to the squat is I’m taking a look at not simply with the ability to do a squat whereas loaded, however I would like to have the ability to get out and in of this squat from any place. And so the squat to me just isn’t merely simply dropping your butt between your toes. There’s these completely different variations of the squat. And also you talked about this earlier, but it surely’s for these oh, oh shit, okay, this second occurred. Am I in a position to be snug in that? And have I labored on these transitions getting out and in of the squat or shifting round in my squat in order that I’m ready to make use of that for the opposite different stuff that I need to do.

Ryan: So if you’re, after all, loading up a bar with weight, there’s a explicit type of your squat that you must concentrate on. It’s going to mean you can be secure in that. Get good at that. But additionally get good on the different methods of doing squats. It’s going to permit you to have the ability to do it in any means, any path. Twisting, turning.

Andy: Yeah, man. Again flip is only a fancy squat.

Ryan: Hell yeah.

Andy: All proper, so let’s take a look at them and we will take squatting or we will take anything for instance right here, however let’s take a look at perhaps the primary means that actually lets you form of discover these transitions and easy them out is to take a motion and to take it piece by piece. And what meaning is you need to break it into like perhaps starting, center and finish or no matter. And to take these items after which isolate them. Isolate the start of the way you drop right into a squat.

Ryan: Yeah.

Andy: What do you do? Do you begin by sticking your butt out? By loosening your knees, do you elevate your heels up? Do you drop your head? Do you do one thing along with your shoulders? Bend your again? As a result of I’ve seen individuals begin squats all these methods and extra.

Ryan: Completely. Yeah. And that’s the factor, I believe. Now the opposite factor, too, that it’s essential to take into consideration is the aim we’re after. And in order that’s an enormous factor. And that additionally comes again to consciousness, proper? As a result of are you actually conscious of why and the way you need to use this squat? And so once more, that is the place we’ve got these keyboard coaches approaching and everyone having their opinion about how one thing ought to look. Deal with what you want. Okay? So to start with of the squad, if you’re doing the squat for a specific sport or one thing, properly then work on the sort of squat that’s going that will help you for that individual squat and place.

Ryan: And in order that’s the very starting of that. So the center portion could be truly going from standing to dropping or it may very well be actually within the center and having to pause. And perhaps for this explicit squat, let’s say that it’s essential to truly flip a bit of bit in that squat. So you have got a twist in there. And in order that may very well be a center element and you may simply concentrate on that center element.

Ryan: The tip element may very well be the underside of the squat or it may truly be standing again up. So let’s say that you just squat down straight, not twisting. That’s the first a part of it. Within the backside place you need to twist. In order that’s a center element that you would be able to work on. And as you return to the highest, you’re twisting out of it. In order that’s the top. That’s the completed a part of it. So once more, many various methods that you would be able to take a look at performing it, but it surely all comes right down to what you want and why are you doing this?

Andy: Yeah, completely. And figuring out that permits you to form of select what it’s essential to concentrate on. And even with any motion, there’s all types of various methods to consider it. Like a push up, you recognize, you go down and also you return up. It appears actually, actually easy. However there’s a number of methods that you would be able to take into consideration that. You might emphasize the pushing half as you increase up, or you may consider even reducing down as pushing much less, or you possibly can take into consideration as virtually pulling the ground in direction of you-

Ryan: Sure. Sure. Re-frame.

Andy: … to activate completely different muscle groups. You’re going to have an emphasis in your physique lifting versus sinking your physique. Shifting your weight versus form of falling right into a squat.

Ryan: That’s good.

Andy: There’s all types of various methods and I-

Ryan: Re-frame. Re-frame for what you want. Pull ups one other good factor too. And like if an individual goes to drag up, I don’t wish to say pull up. I say pull your elbows down. And in order that re-frame modifications the entire thing.

Andy: Yeah. I believe good coaches and lecturers in numerous form of motion disciplines, martial arts, dance or no matter, all have their very own methods of choosing out the fitting method to inform a scholar on the proper time what they should concentrate on. And that is the good thing about working with a coach is they’ll take a look at you and say, yeah, I would like you to think about this as an alternative of what you’re doing. And also you’ll be like, oh my God, that’s wonderful. You may suppose that the reply to life, universe, and all the things is that one explicit cue and also you’ll undergo your life parroting that. And that’s truly not the present of the coach is to know that you must pull your elbows down. The present of the coach is to know to inform you that versus one thing else.

Ryan: Yeah. At that individual time. Proper. Yeah.

Andy: And so that you may not take pleasure in working with a coach like this, however because of this we attempt to inform you to experiment with various things. For this reason we’ve got play within the GMB technique as one among our central issues is to play with alternative ways to do it. And that is a part of most of our applications, is with the ability to do that and we’ve written quite a bit about it. Simply go to our web site and seek for it. Studying to play with issues is how you discover all of these items. Whenever you don’t take pleasure in a coach telling you the following factor to do, the following factor to consider. You play with these items and you discover one and you are feeling one thing and also you’re like, oh, that was a bit of completely different. That was attention-grabbing. I’m going to start out perhaps emphasizing this the following few occasions I apply this.

Ryan: And lots of people, too, although, they don’t even… You recognize, I hear some individuals say, properly, I don’t know how one can play. Okay, properly nice. Properly, you recognize…

Andy: We simply instructed you.

Ryan: Yeah, precisely. We simply instructed you that. Simply gradual it down. Simply take lengthy actions, gradual it down, and see what occurs when you’re doing it.

Andy: Proper.

Ryan: That’s actually what it comes right down to.

Andy: Yeah. And so, one among them is to take it piece by piece of the motion like we simply talked about. Sluggish it down and take it piece by piece of the motion. There are methods you possibly can take it half by a part of your physique.

Ryan: Sure. Sure.

Andy: It’s one thing that’s actually apparent whenever you’re speaking about like a bear crawl or monkey stroll or crab stroll or one thing like that. You’ll be able to take every limb’s motion one by one. Actually take into consideration lifting the fitting hand and putting it down. How does it transfer? Do you choose it up excessive? Do you slide alongside the ground? What’s the trajectory? Do you go in essentially the most environment friendly path? Do you go in a protracted path simply to present your self a little bit of a problem. Do you shift your weight when you do it? Do you progress solely that a part of your physique or do you progress the remainder of your physique with it? So many issues. And you then do the following one. So you possibly can go half by half and work on issues that means after which put the motion again collectively. That’s one other method to do it. Apart from simply piece by piece of the motion itself.

Ryan: Proper. Proper. Yeah, there’s simply so many various issues you are able to do right here. And you’ll take a look at path. You’ll be able to take a look at tempo. You’ll be able to take a look at all the things that’s occurring.

Andy: Yep. Add pace. Take away pace. Add energy. Take away energy. Add distance. Take away energy. Add an angle. Take away an angle. Twists. Amplitude of all types of various types, proper? All of these items you possibly can manipulate and alter and play with it, change it up. And these are all issues which might be going to be methods that you would be able to play with the actions. And that is the factor. Play with the motion. Sluggish it down. Decide it aside. Put it again collectively. And that is how you discover these transitions and work on them and make them easy so as to grasp these, construct a extra environment friendly form of psychological map, neural map of this motion, so as to entry it extra occasions, extra methods with much less vitality and fewer time. It makes you higher at all the things in life.

Ryan: Yeah.

Andy: For this reason I’m higher than you. I don’t truly consider that, however that is the factor. It makes you good at issues. I don’t appear to be a health mannequin as a result of I don’t actually work out very a lot.

Ryan: You don’t… Health? C’mon.

Andy: The factor is I’ve not tripped in latest reminiscence. I’ve not fallen in, properly, the final time I falled was in a marshal… Fell. Falled. I’ve a six yr outdated daughter. I’ve been listening to her. Final time I fell was in a martial arts match in 2009. I believe I’m doing fairly good by way of like, not being clumsy or getting damage.

Andy: So that is what this implies. When you’ll be able to transfer, have transitional actions, be accountable for your physique, have good stability, have good agility, then it lets you transfer via life with confidence safely, and to be fairly relaxed about issues since you don’t have to fret about bracing your physique towards the setting and towards the actions you need to be concerned in. You’ll be able to calm down and luxuriate in them and simply breeze.

Ryan: Waft.

Andy: Breathe within the universe and breathe out your anger.

Ryan: All proper, subsequent.

Andy: All proper, so let’s discuss a bit of bit about, very briefly, about among the methods we’ve constructed this into a few of our applications and why we concentrate on this a lot. As a result of this actually comes right down to… The explanation that is so huge in, say, like P90X or the calisthenics group, nothing towards it, as a result of a few of these guys are freaking ridiculous athletes.

Ryan: Oh, yeah.

Andy: So we’re not saying something that’s unhealthy, however how is that this completely different within the why we emphasize transitions a lot greater than virtually anybody on the market.

Ryan: Yeah. And it comes again to all the things that we’ve been speaking about. life. And so we’re not coaching to have the ability to health extra. We’re coaching to have the ability to do the stuff in our life extra effectively, have enjoyable with it, with the ability to do it, taking a look at the long run by way of longevity and with the ability to do that. And in order that’s actually what we’re centered on. Yeah. Getting actually sturdy and all the things is vital. It’s good. However the factor is, is how do you progress? That’s crucial factor that we’re after. And do you have got that confidence for it? In order that’s why in our applications it was our principal concern. So we’re trying to power or taking a look at flexibility. We’re taking a look at that motor management. So after we’re speaking about that motor management. It’s actually specializing in that motion. And so, taking a look at our backgrounds and the place this type of comes from. My gymnastic background. You, myself, our martial arts background. in addition to studying and exploring and actually being focused on figuring out extra about how issues work.

Andy: Yeah. And a lot extra stuff. Such as you and Jarlo each did plenty of yoga apply.

Ryan: Sure.

Andy: Amongst different issues. And likewise like music.

Ryan: Sure. Music is a superb one.

Andy: Music, like moving into improvisational music after I was younger actually, actually formed me. It’s like that Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen, proper? It goes like this, a fourth, the fifth, the minor fall, the foremost elevate. Like that’s what makes it. That’s what makes it. Any musicians on the market, if you happen to’re into jazz, like Large Steps, the Coltrane modifications, the rationale that they’re landmark within the historical past of music is that these transitions via the complete cycle of fifths are what makes that work. Hearken to music. For those who don’t know an entire lot about music, it’s fantastic. You don’t have to. However you possibly can hear Adele has some great songs the place there’s proper at that time of the very best like emotional pitch there might be a key change. Proper? You suppose you’re proper on the edge, proper on the peak, after which it takes you additional.

Ryan: Yeah, proper? Rattling.

Andy: You’re like, oh. You are feeling it in your physique, proper? Transitions. Adjustments are what makes life, man.

Ryan: Yeah, language too. I need to soar in right here and in addition point out language. Each you and I, we converse Japanese and you may perceive explicit phrases, but it surely’s with the ability to transition all through the… Having the ability to talk principally, which I’m not doing a great job of proper now. Having the ability to transition from what that individual is saying and talk what you need to say. I really like that as properly. And that’s one other factor about language that I completely love. It’s additionally why I like dialects. In Japan there’s so many various dialects and I’ve all the time liked studying and why it’s mentioned that individual means and the place it comes from. And in order that’s one other instance of transitions and the way they’re vital in life.

Andy: Positively. And so these are the issues that form of led us to concentrate on this in GMBs as a result of that is our background and we simply actually discover that these in-between issues simply made an entire hell of a number of distinction. So we wished, after we began making applications and after we began actually nailing down what the GMB technique is, we wished to make transitional motion actually, actually central to it. So even even after we haven’t known as it out essentially as such, it’s been an enormous a part of all the things we’ve carried out.

Andy: So let’s sort of wrap up a bit of bit.

Ryan: Yeah.

Andy: Lots of the actions that we do, typically, it may be very easy to have a look at them and say, oh, it appears to be like quite a bit like my BJJ heat up or yoga. And that’s completely true as a result of there’s causes that these identical actions are used for BJJ warmups and yoga. It’s as a result of they’re good they usually work. However the distinction is {that a} heat up is for getting your prepared. Whenever you do your BJJ warmup, you’re not truly specializing in the way you shift from one motion to a different, are you? You’re not specializing in getting higher and extra environment friendly at these actions. You’re specializing in preparing for the coaching forward. And yoga consists of a number of issues, however not all yoga consists of all issues on a regular basis.

Andy: So it’s not all the time about transitions. And so what we’re doing is we’re constructing one thing that’s virtually all the time about this management facet. Nearly all the time about constructing… You recognize, bodily autonomy to us is about having this relationship with figuring out what your physique is able to and with the ability to be accountable for that. In order that’s the true distinction. And spending time specializing in these items, it’s sort of like your submit grad research. It’s not essential to get via life. You don’t have to go to graduate faculty to have the ability to have a great profession. However investing in that depth of apply and consciousness, it’s going to take you additional with a number of issues. And it’s going to make you higher than any person who dropped out after a handful of survey courses at doing these things.

Ryan: Proper.

Andy: And that is simply my elitist aspect, however you recognize, it’s not about going to school. You recognize, in any commerce… My father was a grasp plumber for 50 years and he didn’t have any superior schooling, however he may do all types of superior math in his head. That like blew my thoughts and it’s as a result of he knew all of these items and was in a position to make issues work that individuals with out that have had. And specializing in these things, these transitions, is what makes you higher at no matter area of examine, no matter pursuits you have got.

Ryan: Yeah. Proceed on that. Yeah, go forward. What had been we going to say?

Andy: I used to be simply going to say, so, gradual shit down.

Ryan: Yeah, that’s what I used to be simply going to say. That’s the place it’s. It’s slowing it down and being conscious of what’s occurring. Actually, that’s all it comes right down to. The factor of it’s I all the time wish to say make it fairly. Make it lovely. And the way in which to try this is to have that consciousness. And right here’s one thing we will end up with. This can be a little bonus. I don’t need to say tip, however one thing that you would be able to concentrate on and that’s merely throughout the day, you don’t want to do that with all the things as a result of it’ll just about like take endlessly if you happen to had been to do that, however all through the day, simply choose one factor that you just do every day that you just don’t often convey an entire lot of consciousness to. It may very well be the way you stand up out of your chair after you’re carried out engaged on the pc. Okay. Do it. First simply do it. After which do it once more however do it with consciousness and actually really feel what’s occurring. And so hopefully by simply doing that when, it’ll convey consciousness the following time that you just do it as properly.

Ryan: And so simply select that one factor. See what’s occurring. Strive it. Deliver consciousness in there. Sluggish it down and see what’s actually… The place do you’re feeling it? You may really feel it extra in your legs or your decrease again or one thing. Or no matter. I don’t even know. However the factor is, it’s bringing that consciousness goes that will help you to have the ability to make it higher the following time that you just do it.

Andy: Sure, completely. Simply consciousness. Consciousness is absolutely it. That’s all the things.

Ryan: It’s all the things. All proper. Hey, we’ll end it up there. Thanks for listening and laters.

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