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Transitional Awareness and self defense Transitional Awareness and self defense

Transitional Awareness and self defense Boston Martial Arts Center When we train in self defense we often think of responding to a single event for example; needing to learn to block a punch, needing to learn to evade a kick or grab. We perceive that we must match (action with action) or develop a (1:1) response. However the study of self -defense,... [Read more of this review]

I was teaching a seminar at a friend’s dojo on jutaijutsu (grappling for self defense) I was teaching a seminar at a friend’s dojo on jutaijutsu (grappling for self defense)

Boston Martial Arts Center Self Defense I was teaching a seminar at a friend’s dojo on jutaijutsu (grappling for self defense). One of the students asked me what jutaijutsu meant on a deeper level. My understanding at this point in my life is the ability to adapt and change based on changing conditions. Then I went on to demonstrate some example... [Read more of this review]

I was looking over my martial arts notes from the last time I was in Japan I was looking over my martial arts notes from the last time I was in Japan

Boston Martial Arts Center (Randori Training) I was looking over my martial arts notes from the last time I was in Japan. Dr.Hatsumi my teachers (Stephen and Rumiko Hayes) teacher had said that it was very important to think about winning and losing. It’s important to be okay with understanding and experiencing losing in life, but over time you... [Read more of this review]

One of the key factors in learning self defense is acknowledging our fears One of the key factors in learning self defense is acknowledging our fears

Boston Martial Arts Center Self defense One of the key factors in learning self defense is acknowledging our fears, understanding them and not being consumed by them. First and most important is that we need to look at our mind when comes to personal protection and self-preservation. Our mind and subsequently our perceptions can be strongly influenced... [Read more of this review]

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