What are real people saying about this Course

  • jaime girona

    “Coach Chris put even more work and effort to launch a really amazing course. If you want to develop an internal body, this course is for you. If you want to understand how you can be "different" to normal martial artists, this course is for you. I...”

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    “Coach Chris put even more work and effort to launch a really amazing course. If you want to develop an internal body, this course is for you. If you want to understand how you can be "different" to normal martial artists, this course is for you. If you want to feel as powerful as a grizzly bear, this course is for you!”

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How strength feels

Strength is a funny thing, often it is directly linked to aesthetics and how someone looks, big muscles = strong! But practically speaking for the Martial Artist, what is more important is how ‘strong’ you can feel to the opponent … and that isn’t always the same as how much you can dead lift! Many of the ‘strongest’ martial artists in the world feel unusual. Why? Because their level of apparent strength doesn’t match their appearance.
How strength feels

The whole body drives every motion

This effect is the result of using the whole body to fuel even the smallest motions. These experts use the co-ordination of their tissues and frame to drive every movement from every muscle and connective tissue in the body. As such even a slight motion can have the full force of the whole body acting behind it. That’s a lot of power!
The whole body drives every motion

One of our best received courses

  • Bjoern Friedrich

    “This course is full of exercises that will help you to understand the term "Connection". You will learn how use your whole body as a (strong but flexible) unit. Some of the stuff is physically easy to do others is very demanding but never the les...”

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    “This course is full of exercises that will help you to understand the term "Connection". You will learn how use your whole body as a (strong but flexible) unit. Some of the stuff is physically easy to do others is very demanding but never the less you will get a connected body with a strong structure. ”

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Linking the body along major lines of connection.

The Connected Body is achieved when the practitioner is able to fuel every motion with co-ordination of effort. It occurs when we have developed the tissues and associated neurological links of the major body lines. These are major lines of connection that link the body together through the center of the body. The Axis, The Crotch Arch, The Side Lines, The Arm Bridges and The Cross Body Lines.
Linking the body along major lines of connection.

For rehabilitation and recovery

It is said that virtually every major injury in the life of an athlete is to the connective tissues or bones. When you are not moving with consolidation or are inefficient you tend to get injured. Many methods will train the musculature to try to protect the joints, but in the connected body method we also focus on training the connective tissues themselves and the neurology that controls the whole system. Strengthening the connectivity inside our bodies will allow us to avoid overloading individual muscles or joints so that we can protect them from injury.
For rehabilitation and recovery

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Welcome to ConnectedBody Fundamentals
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    • The Major Body Lines
    • Introduction to the ConnectedBody
    • Important information about these methods
    • Basic Principles and points for practice
    • Intent - Reach Beyond Your Reach
    • The Taut Body State
    • Breathing
  • 02
    Technique Library
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    • Technique Library
    • SECTION 1 - Basic Extensions & Pulling the Lines
    • Technique 1 - The Axis
    • Technique 2 - The Crotch Arch
    • Technique 3 - The Side Lines
    • Technique 4 - The Arm Bridges
    • Technique 5 - The Cross Body (Spiral Line)
    • Technique 6 - Connecting the body together
    • SECTION 2 - Working with the Stick
    • NOTE - Selecting the right stick for training
    • Technique 1 - Breaking the stick - Axis training
    • Technique 2 - Pulling the Stick - Arm Bridge Training
    • Technique 3 - Squeezing the stick - Crotch Arch Training
    • SECTION 2 - Body weigh training
    • Technique 1 - Crotch pulling
    • Technique 2 - Push Up
    • Technique 3 - Axis Raise
    • Technique 4 - Cross Body Bridge
  • 03
    Follow Along Lessons
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    • Basic Connectin Loop
  • 04
    Partner Training for The ConnectedBody
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    • Testing with friends
    • Crotch Arch - Isometric pulling
    • Crotch Arch - The Ball and Chain
    • Arm Bridges - Body Cross
    • Arm Bridge - Foot Forward Body Cross
    • Axis - Arm Pressing
    • CRoss Body - Arms Over Under
    • Cross Body Pushing
    • Cross Body Bridge Pulling

One off Pricing for ConnectedBody Foundations

You pay once for full access to all material and future material in this course.

We really mean it, this is an excellent course for all martial artists.

  • Louise Baker

    “Very informative, clear instructions and visual videos. Very useful knowledge. Fantastic!”

    “Very informative, clear instructions and visual videos. Very useful knowledge. Fantastic!”

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