Category Archives: Random musings

One thought about Sanchin Kata

Just back from Kansas City.  Even though it’s been a week I’m still thinking about the seminar and the post-seminar discussion time. Discussing training and kata application with Eric over beer, the subject of Sanchin kata came up.  There are … Continue reading

Posted in Random musings, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ready for Bruises

One of the kids came to class early on Thursday. I asked, “How are you?” A big smile crossed his face and he said, “Ready for bruises.” It made me smile. As much as I want the kids to learn … Continue reading

Posted in Random musings | 2 Comments

Year of the Rabbit

Happy Chinese New Year! I guess if you made New Year’s resolutions and already wavered, now’s your chance for a do-over. I’m feeling pretty lazy today (in keeping with wavering resolutions), so I’m just plagiarizing from Wikipedia.  I think that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Random musings | Leave a comment

“The 25 Questions”

A while back Kris Wilder asked some of the folks in the martial arts community to write 25 things – statements, anecdotes, wisdom, silliness, whatever.  Some interesting stuff to read, check it out here. Write your own and maybe we’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Random musings | Leave a comment

Can You Cook With It?

  An instructor I know told me a story about a yogi that could create fire in the palm of his hand. The wizened yogi was demonstrating in front of a small crowd, and this instructor (whose opinion I trust … Continue reading

Posted in Random musings | Leave a comment