Archive for March, 2015

A few years ago I heard this Japanese quote which says that a long sword and a short sword are equal.

it is certainly that the attitude of combat is that which count along with an adequate strategy adapted to the context in question.

also should be set an well-balanced proportion between mental, technique and physical strength.
the lack of harmony between these three elements may cause the losing of the confrontation.

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to some extent, the excesses can lead to quick success, and this term of quick should be understood in its proper terminology, but in general, are harmful on the long term.

for a sporting activity to be sustained lifelong and to be able to ensure one’s fulfillment in terms of resources and energy, in most cases, the middle way is desirable although this excludes the extreme top performance.

because in most cases the extremes actions are ruining the practitioner body, the chosen activity, whatever it is, can not be defined as a lifelong experience.

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.

complete or partial reproduction of the information and images contained in this blog, without the written permission of the author is prohibited and is punishable under law.

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The attack must be decisive.

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the ultimate strategy must be firm but formless in order to hide the intention.

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.

complete or partial reproduction of the information and images contained in this blog, without the written permission of the author is prohibited and is punishable under law.

In the everyday life, the idea of learning involves both the transmitted aspects which are consisting in genuine and specific elements and also the personal discovery of the new ones depending on the level and the rhythm of learning.

commonly, between teaching and research is a very fine boundary, which usually is confused as the student travels on the path of knowledge.

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in the first case, where it comes about the authentic transmission, this action can not be possible without a teacher experience and his teaching ability.
in the second part, the research one, the teacher can play the role of advisor, but the question of discovery must be solved by a curious mind of a tenacious student.

as in everyday life, in the case of Martial Arts, there is no learning without a question that requires an answer.
although we are learning during of our entire lives, there comes a proper time when as a students we must be able to live independently of the will and the ways of our teacher.

because ultimately this aspect involves the real responsibility of living your own life, in my opinion, this is one of the meanings of evolution, implying an own way and a personal customized method of learning.

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.

complete or partial reproduction of the information and images contained in this blog, without the written permission of the author is prohibited and is punishable under law.

Most practitioners take and use the term of Martial Arts as itself without knowing or understanding its true meaning.

primarily in this context exposed by me here, the idea of ​​Art is not about a way that can be externalized through several aesthetic reasons, but, as action and as method, its results are impossible to predict.

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towards the Science, where through the application of a certain method in a fixed defined context, can be obtain the same result every time – such in the experiment theory – in the field of arts, even if you are applying the same methods in the same context, the result each time will be different depending on the nature of the subject.

into even clearer light than that – this being one of the fundamental problems of contemporary pedagogy – even if you teach a technique in the same way to several practitioners, the finalities achieved by them will always be different because of outlined above reasons.

that why they are called Martial Arts instead of Martial Sciences – due to the human factor, which is no easy way to control it, especially when we talking about amateur practitioners for whom the motivation with which they entering the Dojo and them physical fitness abilities unfolds into a huge space of possibilities.

on this background it developing and becomes increasingly in the present day literature the discourse about the idea of personal development obtained through martial training, as a translation and a transformation of an initial warrior area – where the physical qualities were more than decisive – into a philosophical sphere or in an activity mostly performed for recreational reasons and as a consequence targeted and accessible to a infinitely wider and diverse audience.

in the Dojo praxis, things are more complicated than that, and there is the place where you can see the difference between a good teacher and a poor one.

essentially, by practicing a form of Martial Arts today, the amateur athletes are pursuing to strengthen them bodies and to achieve a positive attitudes and maybe a set of skills useful in everyday life, like initiative, proper attitude, etc

in this light, it is very clear that the excesses and extremes should be avoided, in a sense in that equally is harmful both a lack of constant physical activity as well as the desire to practice at a level that requires a high amount of athletic performance.

in the first case, the body suffers because it’s prematurely aging, and in the second case it’s about a precocious deterioration due to uncontrolled effort as a desire to achievethe maximum results in a short time interval, most often much lower than is required to the normal evolution according to the physical skills of the practitioner.

perhaps this is the secret behind the idea that the middle way is the answer for a harmonious development on all levels.

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.

complete or partial reproduction of the information and images contained in this blog, without the written permission of the author is prohibited and is punishable under law.