Whatever martial art you train, be it traditional such as Aikido or Karate, or a modern combat system such as Krav Maga or Systema, you will be called upon to practice with a partners or partners at training. Here are a few tips on how not to be the person there that no one wishes to train with.
1, Don’t hurt people, Sounds pretty simple, yet sadly this happens from time to time in training centres. There are times when it is a pure accident and there is little that can be done about it. Yet when it happens because someone is careless that reflects poorly on both the student and the instructor that allows it to continue. It is also generally the fastest way for a club to lose students. People rarely get injured if everyone at training focuses on genuinely respecting their training partner.
2, Remember you partner…
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