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Old 05-12-2008, 08:52 AM   #16
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Re: Starting an all-women's class

Benjamin Edelen wrote: View Post
Where is the fury that the all men's classes threads endured?
What about a knife makes it a female weapon?
In Taoist thought, everything is catogorized as Yin/female and Yang/female.

If the knife were large and imposing it would be seen as Yang/male. If the knife is "deep, black and hidden" it is seen as female.

As such, the right hand is seen as male and the left hand is seen as female. The right had is at 100% strength. The left hand is at 80% strength. Nonetheless the left hand has strength.

Likewise, the left/female hand is 100% senstitive vs. the right hand which is only at 80% sensitivity.

In female martial arts, the concentration is on rhythm, sensitivity, detail, and deception. NOW, CAN MEN and should they learn female martial arts?

Joseph T. Oliva Arriola

Joseph T. Oliva Arriola
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