It’s easier than you think it is, I promise.
New Year is a time for reflection and planning. But are all resolutions created equal? I say no.
A continuation of our previous list, this one covers more violent things.
Not all simple things are easy, and this piece of advice is simple.
In Shorinji Kempo, we study not only the physical aspects of martial arts, but the philosophy as well. Why? What is the point? Surely if you want to learn to defend yourself it is sufficient to learn how to block punches, counter attack, and deal with being grabbed?
Recently the BSKF held a national taikai, or competition. It was a lot of fun!
“It’s China, mom. Everybody knows kung fu. – Dre Parker, Karate Kid (2010)
That may or may not be true (my money’s on not), but in the West it can safely be said that barely anybody knows Kung Fu.
Shorinji Kempo classes in Bristol took a short break at the start of October while the instructors and senior students took part in a 6-day training seminar. We’re always seeking to improve so we can teach you better, more exciting things.
Should you study outside of class? How much? What can you even do without a teacher?
We will never be perfect, no matter how much we try. So why should we even bother?