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Too stressed...

This time next week, I will being in Liverpool to do my black belt grading and I am convinced of my failure. I had to listen to my Sensei and Dad tell me “I’ll be fine” and thinking… 349 more words

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Don't forget to K.I.S.S. it

It is important to remember to “Keep it simple, Stupid!” Some self defense techniques only require simple moves to receive an effective result. I recently stumbled upon a Youtube channel by Warrior Combatives Academy, an academy that teaches a combination of  ju-jitsu and street self-defense techniques. 264 more words

Instructional Videos

"Those on and off camera are closely related than people realise."

The two boys could be heard playing around the whole neighbourhood. Orange houses all set and built like the rest; the lawns neat, tidy and practically identical; fenced off with wood and red brick so completely, outsiders would walk past and think it might as well be its own country. 269 more words

Speech Incarnate

Enter the dojo....

The dojo – a sanctuary – a place of brutal work done with a gentle mind…

For me the dojo is a sacred space, sacred in the personal sense, a place which is a refuge from my cares and worries as I leave them at the door. 39 more words

Martial Arts Sydney

Seminar Review

Last weekend our club hosted an International Budo Seminar where we had various martial arts instructors demonstrating and teaching their arts. Personally for me this event was a great success, especially as I was initially worried that we would have only limited attendance. 187 more words


Still ill

Still Ill
A few weeks ago I made a big deal about having this cough that had been making work hard and was generally annoying me. 1,418 more words

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Beginners mind... being a white belt...

Being a white belt…

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities.
In the expert’s mind there are few.” (Shunryu Suzuki – Zen Buddhist Monk) 483 more words

Martial Arts Sydney