Don J. Modesto wrote:
Ya just gotta wonder how much of the antipathy to music in the dojo is inertia.
Muay Thai and Capoeira use it. With not too much imagination you could think of benefits.
We just didn't come up in dojo using it so we lack that IMAGE of music being appropriate to MA. Anyone remember that anecdote toward the end of Blink about the blind audition for the brass section of some prestigious symphony?
well capoeira is intended to look like dancing, music is as much part of the art as the physical aspect