FightingArts Estore
Pressure Points
From a medical professional, straight facts on where and how to hit that can save your life.
Stretching
Limber or not, anyone can add height and speed to their kicks with this method.
Calligraphy
For yourself or as a gift, calligraphy is special, unique and lasting.
Karate Uniforms
Look your best. Max snap. low cost & superior crafted: “Peak Performance Gold” 16 oz uniforms.

MOTOBU
Classic book translation. Hard to find. Not in stores.
Who's Online
0 registered (), 28 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
SenseiGregT, sagat, JFawkes, pluckysaga39, sgtdemeo
22911 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
AndyLA 5
Dobbersky 5
Ed_Morris 4
ergees 3
futsaowingchun 3
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
New Topics
2014 World Championships Chelyabinsk: The Gallery
by ergees
Yesterday at 03:51 AM
Biu Tzu- Snake hand strike
by futsaowingchun
08/27/14 09:02 PM
Chum Kiu 2nd section applications
by futsaowingchun
08/20/14 09:54 PM
2013 World Championship Rio: The Gallery (HD)
by ergees
08/19/14 05:22 AM
Chi Sao demonstration
by futsaowingchun
08/14/14 10:57 PM
Decent Fight channel
by FrankyFruits
08/07/14 09:19 PM
2014 European Championships Cadets Athens: Videos
by ergees
08/07/14 10:00 AM
Life goes on....
by Dobbersky
08/07/14 05:59 AM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Bartfast
08/05/14 04:18 PM
ITF TaeKwonDo or Shotokan Karate????
by Dobbersky
07/10/14 07:14 AM
Recent Posts
2014 World Championships Chelyabinsk: The Gallery
by ergees
Yesterday at 03:51 AM
** Introduce Yourself! **
by Zombie Zero
08/29/14 10:50 PM
mindfullness meditation
by log1call
08/28/14 02:39 AM
Biu Tzu- Snake hand strike
by futsaowingchun
08/27/14 09:02 PM
An open letter to bunkai researchers...
by Ed_Morris
08/26/14 09:58 PM
The Karate punch
by Ed_Morris
08/26/14 09:27 PM
Chum Kiu 2nd section applications
by futsaowingchun
08/20/14 09:54 PM
2013 World Championship Rio: The Gallery (HD)
by ergees
08/19/14 05:22 AM
attacked from behind
by AndyLA
08/16/14 04:59 PM
ITF TaeKwonDo or Shotokan Karate????
by VDJ
08/15/14 05:46 PM
Forum Stats
22911 Members
36 Forums
35573 Topics
432484 Posts

Max Online: 424 @ 09/24/13 10:38 PM
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 >
Topic Options
#267941 - 06/30/06 11:24 AM Dreaming of kata
harlan Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/31/04
Posts: 6664
Loc: Amherst, MA
Do you ever find yourself working out techniques in your dreams? I've only been taking Goju classes for 6 months (or so)...and dreamed of doing kata (Seuichin) last night. It was kinda neat because in regular class I can't 'imagine' the other person...what the technique is used for. But in dream it was great. Fleeting...but so clear.

Top
#267942 - 06/30/06 11:43 AM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: harlan]
oldman Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/28/04
Posts: 5884
No, but two nights ago I dreamed that there was a beautiful Japanese woman in bed with my wife and I. No kata and unfortunately no grappling either. But still...

Top
#267943 - 06/30/06 11:47 AM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: oldman]
harlan Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/31/04
Posts: 6664
Loc: Amherst, MA
Funny, I've had that dream too.

Top
#267944 - 06/30/06 01:10 PM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: harlan]
WuXing Offline
Member

Registered: 10/24/05
Posts: 481
Loc: Idaho, USA
I used to have martial arts dreams constantly. They have been less frequent lately, as I haven't been attending a school. A couple night ago I dreamed I was sparring, and using all sorts of applications for kung fu techniques that I've been working out.
I practice in my dreams all the time. One dream I remember, I was asked to use the Chinese Bench, employing the drunken method, to dispatch four fighters with staves. It was very clear and vivid, how I used the bench to counter and disarm them. It was great, like an old kung fu movie

Top
#267945 - 07/02/06 08:08 PM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: harlan]
butterfly Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 3012
Loc: Torrance, CA
Harlan,

I used to dream of martial arts, and oddly enough of drawing...however, over the last few years I seem to be too tired to remember anything except waking up...being tired.

In any case, I think it's nice. To me it means you are enamoured of what you are doing and considering things in your subconscience. This is not bad...this is something to remember and be happy about.

To enjoy something enough to dream about it means that there is happiness there that swells beyond your day time considerations.

And like someone who just gets into a hobby and who has youthful enthusiasm (regardless of age), it makes me smile!

-B

Top
#267946 - 07/05/06 03:30 PM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: butterfly]
Smouha_Karate_x2 Offline
Newbie

Registered: 06/14/06
Posts: 8
Recently I spoke to an experienced researcher who has been studying brains all her life. She told me about an experiment that her team conducted a short while ago. In this experiment there were three people. One person would stare at a piano for ages (this person obviously got bored to death), the second would practise to play the piano for ages and the third would have to imagine playing the piano for ages. The researchers examined their brains afterwards and how they changed. Turns out that imagining to play the piano has a very similar effect to actually playing it. Similarily in Martial Arts i believe that imagining and dreaming about MA would sub-conciously embedd the feel for sparring in your mind.
The Magic of Martial Arts is absolutely wonderful, but the changes it helps to make in our lives is miraculous!

Top
#267947 - 07/28/06 02:39 AM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: harlan]
ButterflyPalm Offline
Enigma

Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 2637
Loc: Malaysia
Quote:

Funny, I've had that dream too.




Ahsooo!!!...didn't know you are Japanese.
_________________________
I'll rather be happy than right, anytime.

Top
#267948 - 08/22/06 04:07 PM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: ButterflyPalm]
harlan Offline
Professional Poster

Registered: 07/31/04
Posts: 6664
Loc: Amherst, MA
Interesting article on continuity in dream and waking:

http://www.rzuser.uni-heidelberg.de/~ly8/ContinuityActivities.pdf

Top
#267949 - 08/24/06 12:56 AM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: harlan]
ButterflyPalm Offline
Enigma

Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 2637
Loc: Malaysia
"Using a correlational design, a positive, non-zero correlation coefficient will support the continuity hypothesis"

Anyone who understands that will be an insomniac anyway.
_________________________
I'll rather be happy than right, anytime.

Top
#267950 - 08/24/06 10:12 AM Re: Dreaming of kata [Re: ButterflyPalm]
BrianS Offline
Higher rank than you
Professional Poster

Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 5959
Loc: Northwest Arkansas
Quote:

"Using a correlational design, a positive, non-zero correlation coefficient will support the continuity hypothesis"

Anyone who understands that will be an insomniac anyway.




I don't have to worry then.....
_________________________
The2nd ammendment, it makes all the others possible. <///<




Top
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 >


Moderator:  Cord, MattJ, Reiki 




Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Fight Videos
Night club fight footage and street fights captured with the world's first bouncer spy cam

How to Matrix!
Learn ten times faster with new training method. Learn entire arts for as little as $10 per disk.

Self Defense
Stun guns, pepper spray, Mace and self defense products. Alarms for personal and home use.

TASER MC26C
Stop An Urban Gorilla: Get 2 FREE TASER M26C Replacement Air Cartridges With Each New TASER M26C!

 

Unbreakable Unbrella

krav maga