I received the following posting from Russell Stutely as I’m signed up to his newsletter. I what I’ve been saying for years about martial arts being dumbed down, so I decided to share it with you. It emphasises the point that I keep trying to make about learning your kata bunkai and understanding what the moves are really for. I hope you enjoy it.
“The paradox of making the MA simple yet incorporating a lifetimes of study. How can it be achieved? Has it been done before? What will happen to our system?
Of course this has happened before. It has happened with every single MA out there. Every single one has been simplified from where it was, made easier than it once was. Continue reading “The Martial Arts Paradox: By Russell Stutely” »