-Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kun Do
This week has been all about the basics...so much so that you may be getting a little tired of it. Those with ring experience can tell you, there is nothing nearly as valuable as a strong basic stance when you're under severe pressure. Good footwork isn't about shuffling or even angling necessarily. It's about efficiency and stability: Can you be mobile without unnecessary motion? Can you absorb and return at a moment's notice?