#27 Training Your Brain to Fight

#27 Training Your Brain to Fight

We are used to training our bodies to do physical tasks like stage combat or sports, but have you ever considered how much your brain is working when you fight? This week’s episode examines how our brain’s processing capacity can be overwhelmed by all the information bombarding it during each moment of a fight, and how you can “automate” some tasks to lessen the load.

Plus, what to do with the cognitive dissonance of learning when new theories or techniques challenge what you’ve always thought or done in the past; when is it acceptable to question your teachers or the conventional wisdom of your craft?

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