The

HUMAN MOVEMENT ALPHABET

The HMA symbols describe which, what, how, where, when

and especially WHY things happen as we move

muscles

bones

joints

weight

energy

direction

support

relationships

forces

mechanics

timing

skills

KNOWLEDGE

IS

POWER

The HMA is the Operating System of the Axis Syllabus.

"I started making pictograms, because writing out movement in english was too time consuming. Also, the descriptive terms I found were too obscure. The effort to make coherent, concise symbols went along with an effort to be more specific in how I explained what I was doing to my students and colleagues. The more I focussed on trying to language what I was doing, the more details I saw and the more specific terms I created to describe them. The more terms I found, the more pictograms i needed to represent them and...

just 25 years later, the HMA."  Frey Faust

  • A complimentary, methodological tool for learning, training, teaching, composing and documenting movement.
     

  • A coherent, potent, descriptive symbol system that enhances differentiated self perception, timing and three dimensional spatial awareness.
     

  • Clear, specific terms that outline the problems we must solve as we move and the physical resources we have to solve them. 
     

  • A language or notation system to express, invent, evaluate and discuss.
     

  • Soon to be available in German, French and Italian

Author: Frey Faust / Manuela Martella

149 pages

Price: 50 euros

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