Unleash Your Potential

Unleash Your Potential

What if you were supposed to be good at anything? Anything you wanted to be good at, that is. I guess a better way to ask is, What if you were meant to be able to express yourself well in all areas, both physical and mental? What if you could run well, jump, throw,...
The Braided Body

The Braided Body

A cord of two or three strands is not easily broken. It’s a deep saying I heard once. It has meaning on different levels, but I actually want to talk about the surface level; the strength of the cord. A cord, or a rope, gets its strength from the smaller cords,...
Slow Down to Speed Up

Slow Down to Speed Up

And now, a guest post from Richard Macaulay, Scottish speaking OS Level 2 Coach. Please read with a funny accent… Slow down to speed up. Mull that one over for a few seconds….does it make sense to you? Have you ever heard the expression ‘Less haste, more speed’?...
The Natural State of Breathing

The Natural State of Breathing

In OS, we teach what we believe to be the natural state of breathing; in and out through the nose with the tongue on the roof of the mouth, pulling air down into the belly with your diaphragm to fill the lungs up from the bottom to the top. We teach this style of...
Why Sometimes It Needs to Hurt

Why Sometimes It Needs to Hurt

And now, a guest post from Chad Faulkner, Retired US Army, author of Original Strength for the Tactical Athlete, and OS Coach…. If you know my background you know I recently retired from the Army after 20 years of service as both an infantryman and in special...
Why Your Head Is Kinda Important

Why Your Head Is Kinda Important

And now, a guest post from Australian OS Instructor, Piers Kwan. Read carefully. He talks funny…. I was recently driving to work when a car popped out from a side street and gave the side of my car a nudge (picture below — total loss). My car had many exciting...