I live in a world divided by religious beliefs, social status, intellectual status, race and gender discrimination, and as many other dividing factors as we can devise, so I like more »
A spiral has become complete. Over 35 years ago, a young boy full of piss and vinegar yet still very sweet and full of dreams, met his first Sensei, in more »
Oftentimes, “form” is the trick we can use to settle the mind. For a kid (and even an adult) form – or routine, patterned movement – is a safety zone. more »
From my personal experience and practice, acceptance of the stressful circumstances we may find ourselves in is one of the main keys to problem-solving. Attempting to solve a complex problem from more »
Oftentimes, if we focus on searching for Magic in life, we miss the magic of Living.
Oftentimes I read articles and conversations about various Martial Arts, styles, and schools of thought regarding Internal and External practice, and how students and teachers describe their methods, and ways more »
There is an Inner Path Dojo in each and every one of us. For me, this inner space is about learning through movement, through the study of Martial Arts as more »
A tense muscle cannot deliver efficient power (think reaction time, control, strike power, etc). Being relaxed allows your brain to register minute changes in the opponent’s tension – this means more »
The quality of Aikido depends on the quality of the human being practicing it.