Moksu (meditation) is often seen as just clearing the mind from the day’s ups and downs to prepare you for training. It does of course do that, but it can actually represent a lot more. Apart from just clearing the mind, when practiced regularly it can completely silence the mind allowing more clarity of thought and access to your intuition.Read More
Mind like the moon and mind like water are phrases that you come across from time to time in martial arts and although the meaning is often described, it is seldom explained how to achieve achieve these states.Read More
Kaizen is a Japanese method of continuous and deliberate improvement. It is also ingrained into most traditional martial arts.Read More
It is often debated in martial arts circles what is most important, pure technique or developing a fierce fighting spirit? My answer is that it depends on what stage of your training you’re at. Find out more . . . . .Read More
As we get older our bodies tend to lose flexibility, stamina and out natural youthful athleticism. Russell Stutely looks at the effects of “heavy sparring” on our bodies, the injuries it leaves and whether or not it is really necessary to achieve our goals in martial arts anyway.Read More
It has been said for centuries that fighting is more mental than physical. How can this be?
Find out one explanation.