Originally Posted By: ninpopo
In my opinion (and how i was trained), if you start inventing your own style of martial art, then its not that exact discipline anymore. Then it because your changing something.

I don't think that kimo2007 is saying that a student should invent new moves, but rather that the student should not merely mimic what the teacher does. Train with open mind and open heart, and your own personality is going to come through.

Be nice, until it's time to not be nice.