In this interview Leon Hermans († 2017), one of the pionieers of Hébertisme, shares his personal story, provides some insights on Méthode Naturelle history after the Second World War and boosts with the Hébertisme spirit!
…Sunday morning. Fog. Rain. Sleek. Snow. Hartmut shows up. Takes his shirt off. Takes his shoes off. Puts his swim shorts on. Are you crazy Hartmut? “Hébert said resistance is important, no?” Fair enough…
Natural movement and Méthode Naturelle are totally different things and are not to be mixed up. MN is a method of training and physical education. Nothing more. Nothing less.
Most people just see in MN the natural-movement-crawling-climbing-a-tree component, the little tiny part, and stop there. So what happens if you not just stay in your comfort zone and not just take what you like from MN?