Lessons from a 33-year old green belt: sparring

Sparred yesterday. Sore today. All good things.

Yesterday I learned that music is your friend. If there’s loud music playing, watch your opponent, and at some point he or she will start reacting to the beat of the music, and that makes predicting their movement a heck of a lot easier. This could be handy in a bar.

The corollary for most people is “don’t fight during music”. As for me…