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Old 03-13-2014, 10:03 AM   #10
Dojo: Charlotte Aikikai Agatsu Dojo
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: Do we train enough to understand our art's meaning and philosophy?

David Skaggs wrote: View Post
Some of us first learn the steps of the kata, then the whole kata, then the heart of the kata.

where is the part where we rip the heart out and eat it? keep having the image from Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. my philosophy usually includes riping it out and eat it with a side of kimchee and don't really care about the meaning.

"budo is putting on cold, wet, sweat stained gi with a smile and a snarl" - your truly
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