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REALITY-BASED THOUGHTS AND COMMENTARY

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REALITY-BASED THOUGHTS AND COMMENTARY

Can You Mix Other Arts with Guided Chaos? My Personal Journey…

By Ari Kandel / November 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

People often ask whether it’s possible or advisable to “add” Guided Chaos (GC) training to whatever other martial arts/combatives training they currently do. Politically correct answer: Sure, keep practicing what you like, adding the GC will just make it work better. . . . Problem with that answer: It will never allow you to discover your own full potential. ——— My personal story: After doing the kiddie Karate and then Tae Kwon Do black belt thing, I realized after some close calls in my mid teens that I hadn’t really learned anything practical. I started researching and found Jeet Kune…

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Giving Thanks and Remembering Those We’ve Lost

By Ari Kandel / November 22, 2018 / 1 Comment

On Thanksgiving morning, 2014, Tim Carron passed away. He was 66 years old. The Guided Chaos family lost a superlative practitioner, teacher and friend. The world lost one of its greatest artists, martial and otherwise. Guided Chaos creator John Perkins lost a very close friend and student of nearly 35 years. I personally lost a unique role model, teacher and friend of 8 years, whose influence far exceeded the fairly limited frequency of our interactions. Many of my early lessons from Tim are chronicled in the first few years’ posts of the Attack Proof blog, http://attackproof.blogspot.com/. I had to stop writing…

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