Teaching Martial Arts To The Unconscious

Tweet I’d like to share with you a couple of important discoveries I’ve made with regard to teaching martial arts, which may be translated into other areas as well. An important lesson is that you are not good at anything you need to do in your conscious mind. When you first learned to tie your […]

The Role of the Sensei and Courtesy in Practice

Tweet Courtesy Martial Arts practice begins and ends with courtesy. At the beginning of our practice we “bow in” with a short ceremony, at the end we “bow out”. The ceremony is spiritual but not religious, and is a very important part of the training. The importance of the ceremony is that we are shifting […]