If you’re teaching the type of curriculum that’s more applicable on the street, how do you translate that to the much younger audience? Well, that is a very awkward question. Where my Dayton/Centerville, Ohio school is located, it’s middle and upper-middle class, and nobody gets in fights! Kids in general don’t get into fights. Martial arts are all abstract to them, and yet it’s a very pragmatic self-defense system. How do we approach youth? Sometimes my wife will comment, “Oh gosh, I wish we were teaching Tang Soo Do, it would be easier! ‘This is upper-block, this is the punch.’” But what we’ve done is create exercises where we have
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