Weekly open session

Every week one or two group practices are organised based on the questions my practice partners/co-researchers and I ask ourselves.

Currently these sessions are held on:

  • Wednesdays 5PM at EA Facility
  • Sunday 10AM park session next to EA (we meet at 10 and walk to the park)

Contact me through olivier.goetgeluck@eliteathletes.be if you want to join.

Olivier Goetgeluck movement coaching

Sessions are structured around the following subjects:

  • Form of "opening the nine circles"

  • Partner movement situations

  • Training with with undefined tools

  • Coordination practice

  • Stillness exploration

  • Creative tasks

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The questions that drive the practice

Through the subjects above we try to research:

  • what are your patterns of inter-relation beween body, thought, emotions and memory

  • the physical and mental observable process of your ageing process, and in general to take preventative measures

  • observing your individual learning and coping mechanism in encountering new situations

  • movement practice as an approach for longevity and quality of life

  • missing links in training and development of performers: what are stressors involved in performance difference in training & competitive/work environment

  • what are holding/tension patterns of individual and how to make them observable and therefore changeable

  • potential of stillness exploration in society that is oversaturated with sensory information

  • what are links between eye movement, width of perception and memory

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Background and inspiration

The process and structure of these sessions is deeply inspired by my teachers, and foremost Jozef Frucek and Linda Kapetanea of Fighting Monkey Research of which I am a close student and research collaborator.

My research is an extension of their ideas, finding my own connections, words and extensions.

 

Further inspirations:

Inge-Jarl Clausen (Vegetative Training/Self-Regulation Oriented Vegetotherapy)
Nir Adin
Knut Hamsun, Fyodor Dostojewski, Charles Bukowski
Freud's heretics Carl Jung and Wilhelm Reich
The nature philosophers: Heraclitus, Taoism
George Ivanovich Gurdjieff and students
Observation of city-dynamics.

 

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