How do you feel when you move? We can be so focused on movements and disciplines, on physical practice and goals and defining ourselves in relation to them that the feeling of a body in and of itself - even... Continue Reading →

Attributes, Skills, & Qualities (r.e. physical practice)

These terms relate to the progressive development of a physical practice, although they can also be applied to a movement practice at large. Their function is not simply to categorise, but rather propose different perspectives through which we can interpret,... Continue Reading →

Generalist / Specialist

Generalist / Specialist Whilst by no means a new perspective, the term 'Generalist' has been most notably utilized (perhaps coined) by Ido Portal in his efforts to articulate his movement perspective to the world. In terms of physical practice, Ido... Continue Reading →

Movement Practice.

Due to the nature of the subject, one's Movement Practice will always be in flux; changing from influence to influence, experience to experience, changing with locations, conditions, interests, moods, age, and uncountable other factors. A Movement Practice is a self-directed... Continue Reading →

Physical Practice

Physical practice is an aspect, and as such should not be weighted too heavily. If you are unsure of this separation, simply as yourself the question: "if I had no physical practice at all, would I still have a movement practice?... Continue Reading →

Movement (corporeal narrative)

Movement as a corporeal narrative concerns itself with all physical movement which occurs on the site of the human body (at its most reduced: muscle-fibres contracting/relaxing and secreting from glands). We can theorise these movements into two categories: 'Voluntary': intentional... Continue Reading →

Movement Perspective.

Your physical practice need not be oriented toward developing your generalist movement potential to inform your movement perspective. Consider, however, that your physical practice carries extremely high potentiality to affect your perspective, and vice-versa. Our 'perspective' is the filter through... Continue Reading →

Movement (metanarrative).

[A]ny attempt to replace the term 'Movement' with another would produce at best a mis-leading representation, a synthesis, an opinion, an aspect; a part cannot represent the whole. 'Movement' is our subject and our study. It is the gross umbrella... Continue Reading →

First Full Stalder Press

STALDER PRESS: Yup, so there it is. Footage of my first ever full stalder press - a new trick for the new year! Got the second rep just to make sure 👊 The truth is, this is actually the first... Continue Reading →

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