I don’t think that in the present context anyone can talk about a general truth that can be applied in all martial arts.
from a scientific point of view, it is more accurate to put in question their own truth, their origin, the transformations and how that was perceived in different eras.
in this sense, what represents and what is the meaning of Budo and especially how this notion it is assimilated by practitioners today?
historical references of the technique, of their origins, the evolution of each branch and each style, concepts that comprise the etiquette and everything specifically to a martial tradition can be found in the documents transmitted from generation to generation within each school.
Kendo is crossing today a new stage of development on the idea that its truth can not be perceived exclusive in a single direction or as the unique method, but as a personal truth which is different from one practitioner to another based on each psychological and cultural background.
the readers of this martial art blog should understand that all the technical advices that I have wrote here do not replace the dojo training.
their purpose is meant to highlights the substance of each technique like something that should be considered as a summary.
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