Most of Erik’s students laugh when he’s able to blurt out yet another rhyme in class, but it wasn’t until our latest group of black belts gave him a Memory Book with special quotes that it dawned on me that someone should be taking note.
On a wrist lock technique remembered by Olivia B.
“When you turn the faucet and the sprinklers come on, then you know it worked.”
Instructing two girls to practice:
“Mai Mai and Maisie…Hurry up and amaze me!”
On how to do a punching drill:
“Punch for the beak but don’t make it leak.”
On a pressure point move:
“Six Shooters!” which isn’t obvious unless you know the move, but I wanted to remember it.
More as I hear them.
Pictured above is one of SBN’s students who is testing for black belt. She is the coolest, most graceful, & humble kid you would ever want to meet. Endlessly gentle with her little brother and effortlessly calm and collected when helping in class she is a mere ten years old. Look at that face! Ancient Wisdom that could Knock your Teeth in if you deserved it. Keep going kid.