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...
[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...
Zen is becoming a hit nowadays as more and more people are paying attention to mental health and meditation. What is Zen? Zen is the Japanese pronunciation...
The order of importance for learning Budo
I Shin, - First your mind
Ni Gan, - Second your eyes
San Soku, - Third your feet or steps
Yon Te - ...
~by Richard Kim, Ph.D.
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~by O’Sensei Richard Kim (excerpt from The Weaponless Warrior)
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~a Zen Story
There was an old woman in china who had the support of a monk for over twenty years. She had built a little hut for him and fed him while he w...