May 28, 2021
CLP19 - Learner-centered Karate: the Inverted Pyramid w/ Les Bubka
My guest today is Les Bubka, a thoughtful karate instructor out of England and a contemporary of Iain Abernethy.
Les employs a different approach to teaching karate that he calls the "inverted pyramid," a way to teach minimal techniques to beginners, grow their technique base as they progress through the intermediate stages of training, but then narrow their focus again as they become advanced into the black belt grades. This leads into his very learner-centered approach to training karate, allowing his students the freedom to find out how karate techniques work for them instead of forcing them to master a single formally "correct" way of doing things -- and construct their own style of karate in that process.
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