We will continue explore not only Budo but many other
subjects on the nature of the arts we practice. In
the upcoming issue we will begin exploration of kata
and its many levels. There will also be continuing
columns on body mechanics, self-defense, kata applications
and health. In particular look for the following articles
in upcoming issues:
A second article in a series on Bodhidharma that
examines the truth behind the many claims and
myths associated with the beginning of Zen, martial
arts in China, Qi gong exercise sets and even
information that reflects on kata.
Continuing exploration of Budo, its meaning and
historical development. Included are articles
on the practice of etiquette and Zen influences
that reflect the very nature of Budo and its practice
- aspects that most practitioners today neither
understand nor appreciate.
The beginning of a ongoing exploration of karate
kata and their levels of meaning. Included will
be applications, but also aspects of philosophy,
strategy, principles of combat, psychology, spirit
Examination of some of the ancient grappling
and striking techniques of legendary Okinawan
karate teacher Hohen Soken that provide a unique
perspective and understanding for many of the
techniques that are practiced today.
Articles on judo, aikido, and many other arts.
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