Speak from the gut at Oakland Kajukenbo Kwoon
Then: "We'll ask Daddy."
Hobbs, who I also asked, said, "I don't think martial arts practice is anything like team sports. It is very individual and the competition is personal.
"We partner and we need each other to learn, and we bond," she said, "but it has a totally different tenor."
Among the lessons she feels are most important: Commitment, focus, love, self-respect . . . "Connect with the world," she said. "Be open and curious, not afraid and careful, but large and messy and ugly."
Oakland Kajukenbo Kwoon