About the Instructor
Dr. Stephen Jackowicz took East Asian Studies at Harvard University, in Korea he studied East Asian medicine and is the first foreign student to graduate from the Korea Modern School of Acupuncture. He has also had many articles published on subjects for East Asian Medicine, History, and Martial Arts. Dr. Jackowicz possesses an M.AC., LAc., and a Ph.D and currently is the Assistant Clinical Professor of Acupuncture, Program Chair, DTCM, Acupuncture Institute at the University of Bridgeport.
Philosophy and Education in The Martial Arts
In this course Dr. Jackowicz talks to us about the philosophy of martial arts and how we could apply it to our schools and martial arts businesses. The Course will be broken down as follows:
1st Topic – Western and Eastern Philosophy: The Connection to Martial Arts
The beginning of this course will introduce the student to concepts and ideas from western and eastern philosophy. It presents how the philosophies, both separately as well as blended, have influenced the martial arts.
2nd Topic – Body As The Mind
This segment covers the philosophical concept of the body and mind connection and the sense of there being a oneness and the impact that has on martial artist, training, and instruction.
3rd Topic – Solid Base Martial Arts Business Principles
The final topic for the course ties everything together previously covered to develop a great foundation for operating a martial arts school upon principles that are proven to have a high performance outcome in business.
What Will You Learn?
- The student will gain a broader understanding of eastern and western philosophy and the impact on education in the martial arts.
1st Topic – Intro to Western and Eastern Philosophy
Western and Eastern Philosophy: The Connection to Martial Arts17:44
Here is the FIRST Quiz on Topic #1
2nd Topic – Mind As Body
Martial Arts Philosophy: Body As Mind07:07
3rd Topic – Solid Base, Upright Principles and Dynamic Interaction
Solid Base Martial Arts Business Princples to retain Student25:27
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