This is the last blog-post for this yoga series to improve Zenkutsu dachi and release lower back pain. Take your time going through the previous poses befo...
To control opponents you must know kyo (open) off guard.
'The worst off guard is mental off guard.
This happens if there is a mental kyo:
Kake Waza - charging without the opponent making a move
Osi Waza - responding to the opponent's attack – a counter.
Sen - ahead - beat the opponent to ...
Last time we talked about downward facing dog and low lunge. These two poses are essential to all yoga practices. They’re great after a long day of work...
SEN NO SEN – AHEAD OF AHEAD
“LEADING/INVITING THE INITIATIVE”
Sen no sen means “before the attack.” Sometimes this timing is also called ...
The concept in Budo is to stay out of trouble whenever possible.
The best form of self-defence is not to be there in the first place. If that...
If you hit somebody weather the person is knocked out, depends upon 2 factors:
1 - The mental condition of your opponent;
2 - How hard you hit the pe...
Metal, Earth, Fire, Wood, Water.
Wood weakens water.
Earth unites water.
Water extinguishes fire.
Wood fears metal.
[caption id="attachment_4712" align="alignright" width="476"] Chojun Miyagi (left) observes a training session.[/caption]
With any type of response such...
Whether on the defensive side or striking side, it is important to have a proper method formation of power followed by the technique’s three phases. Th...