How Cane Self-Defense Leads to Fitness Too
If you were the victim of a violent attack, would you know what to do to defend yourself? Would it be second nature for you to spring into self-defense? Would you have the strength and flexibility to protect yourself and/or others with you? Would you turn your cane into a self-defense mechanism? Training in cane self-defense can help you answer yes to all these questions.
We can turn those doubts into confidence and your mobility aid device into a tool of defense. Plus, you’ll have fun in the process. That’s because The American Cane System offers classes from the master. Grand cane master Mark Shuey Sr. offers cane self-defense training that works his followers out using the cane. Throughout the courses, students gain strength, flexibility, endurance and muscle memory on several self defense
Strength Building Techniques Surprise Self-Defense Students
It is a regular surprise to new students to learn that they actually have fun in the Mark Shuey American Cane System training. I’ll admit there are times you’ll feel a little like Karate Kid when you learn arm movements that you will need later. Even when you feel like you’re just fooling around, rest assured that there is purpose and benefit to each movement. Grand Cane Master Mark Shuey is pure energy, full of training tips on how to make sure you don’t injure yourself. He, himself designed the training system for less mobile, middle aged and senior students. And Mark makes sure we enjoy the road to fitness and strength.
Flexibility For Self Defense and Life
If you don’t have flexibility, chances are, you didn’t lose it overnight; you lost it over time. So it’s natural to regain that flexibility over a series of enjoyable stretches and stance sessions. And you can join each of those sessions from the comfort of your own home, gaining a little more flexibility with each practice. As you do get flexible again, you may be surprised to discover that your body experiences less and less pain with more movement.
A Little More Endurance Goes A Long Way
Ever wondered just when a walk around the neighborhood began to leave you winded? Making more stops to chat and get your breath back? Training with Grand Cane Master Mark Shuey seems light to some, but it is effective. You might feel a little the effects in your muscles later, but even that is a sign your body is beginning to rebuild itself. Keep going. Studies have shown that as people continue to train, or exercise, the breathing gets easier. That because your endurance improves. It might not go back to when you were twenty, but you can improve your breathing and endurance with practice of The American Cane System techniques.
The Impact of Muscle Memory on Cane Self-Defense.
Sometimes, when someone puts an uninvited hand on you, you just react. With training, your reaction become more effective. You don’t have to become a victim because you’re over sixty. You don’t stop moving because you’re past fifty. And the more you train, the more you become comfortable with cane self-defense moves. When needed, instead of having to think about what to do, you are more likely to do it. And in that magic moment, your cane changes from a sign of weakness into a self-defense tool your body is now honed to use.
The Side Effects Your Mind Will Love
There is nothing like feeling confident again. It is once of the benefits that follows recognition that you are not a helpless victim. Training your body to do what your brain commands, helps you feel more sure of yourself. It also improves the way we feel every day and how we handle everyday stress. Practitioners of the American Cane System are often over fifty, but are often vibrant, healthy people who have learned that the cane doesn’t have to mean weakness. With training, it can be turned into a symbol of fitness, strength and independence.
Getting Cane Self-Defense Class Information
You can join thousands of other American Cane System followers trained in self-defense by calling Grand Cane Master Mark Shuey at (775) 772-9471. Grand Master Shuey can give you the hours and access information for the Virtual Dojo or information on his training videos.