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Taking an "Andragogical Approach" to Combatives Training w/ Craig Douglas
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Taking an "Andragogical Approach" to Combatives Training w/ Craig Douglas

My guest today is Craig Douglas, an interdisciplinary defensive training instructor operating globally under the ShivWorks brand, specializing in meshing wrestling-based combatives with close quarters shooting. In this episode, Craig unpacks what it means to take an "andragogical" approach to teaching coursework and why its a more effective way to help students learn. He also explains why he believes instructors actually coach their students too much -- a phenomenon born out of traditional pedagogy that is not optimal for an andragogical approach. This episode might just turn your concept of good instruction upside down. So if you're excited to jump in, hit the subscribe button on your podcatcher now! --- Join the Combat Learning Newsletter now: combatlearning.com/newsletter --- Where to find Craig... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shivworks/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShivWorks/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shivworks_and_alumni/ Website: https://www.shivworks.com/ --- Thank you so much for listening!   If you have any feedback, you can email me at josh@combatlearning.com or send me a message on facebook.com/combatlearning.    Now real quick before I go -- can I ask you a huge favor? If you got value from this episode, leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or your favorite podcasting platform. So many shows pop up and fizzle out, and we're talking about stuff that almost nobody is talking about, so leaving us a review helps us a ton! Thanks in advance, and I'll see you on the next episode! --- Produced by Micah Peacock

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Combat Learning
Combat Learning: Science for Better Martial Arts Training
Combat Learning is about radically improving you as a teacher and learner of martial arts using the ecological dynamics and constraints-led approach to training. We explore the little-known frontiers of skill adaptation, perceptual-motor learning, and performance science for combat sports such as jiu jitsu, kickboxing, taekwondo, karate, muay thai, and more.