Many of us train in a form of martial art . Whether is a sport martial art or a budo or combat martial art we a with a good heart trying to get to one goal .Mental state of awareness … Continue reading
あなたの内なる武道フィード ,Feed your Budo Training is watching and understanding at what ever level you are at to watch Soke teach a movement,kata,henka or concept it is your level to see. At a lower level you should be able to notice Soke doing a piece of sanshin maybe see the kihon technique that arose. But don’t try to look so hard that you miss everything. Soke is not moving at speeds so fast you cant see him. Watch again, take note of his calm demeanor his timing and distance. If an attack can be seen and you take the time to relax and move to a better distance you will notice it much easier to move next or react. At a higher level you should be able to see the connections and the distance that is controlling the uke . The distance will create the attackers next movement and the distance will set you to an area to better control the next move. The next step is to feel, to feel the space,feel the strike .At that point your level of understanding will be at its best. There are so many variables that you cannot see them all feeling it will help all the other senses . Your training and learning from what you see and what you feel as uke is feeding life into you. Your movement can now grow and you can implement these ideals.