Category Archives: Practice

Simpliest things

The simpliest things are the most difficult ones.   martialspirit

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Karate

Karate: – Ego for some – Practice for others – Opportunity for all. Source    

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Nothingness

“To be attached to nothingness can lead one to detachment.  Wisdom must encompass compassion.  Action must be effortless the Tao Te Ching  says it like this “He does nothing, but there is nothing he does not do.” in The Zen … Continue reading

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Zen

“Flow with whatever may happen,  and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing.” (Zhuangzi)             Image Source

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“The truth of the matter is that, in Karate, power is dependent upon space.” Source

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Making sense

Practice while makes and if it makes sense. Practice as to make sense.

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Self-limitations

Should we limit ourselves to certain “limited beliefs”? To me, having and knowing our own limits means to know ourselves. Means also to transcend ourselves. Only then we can know our limits: in our jobs, in your daily routines, in … Continue reading

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Changing your Mind

(…) “CHANGING YOUR MIND The key to becoming internal in your study of Karate is being able to ‘change your mind.’ This does not mean that you must continually vacillate. It means that you must continually seek to grow beyond … Continue reading

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Unify Mind and Body

“When the body (a physical manifestation of technique, posture, breathing stance, etc.) and the mind (that part of our being that directs internal energy and controls mental imagery) become one in training, the body’s physical force becomes magnified and intensified. … Continue reading

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Two Words of the Day: Always Practicing!

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Word of the Day: FOCUS

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Concentration

Hi to all! I want to share an article about concentration, applied to educational field. You all know that, sometimes, for some reason (known or not perceived immediatly), your level of concentration can become an obstacle to the training sessons. Why … Continue reading

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Here and Now

 “If you place your mind on the movements of your opponent, your mind is absorbed by the movements of your opponent. If your mind is on the sword of your opponent, your mind is absorbed by the sword of your … Continue reading

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Courtesy

“Karate begins and ends with courtesy.” (Gichin Funakoshi)

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Chi Kung (Qigong) Gallery

What is Qigong? Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. The word Qigong (Chi Kung) is made up of two Chinese words. Qi is pronounced chee and is usually translated … Continue reading

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