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Das Einstellen des nachfolgenden Artikels geschieht mit Wissen und ausdrücklicher Genehmigung von Duncan Stewart. ”There are no short cuts when learning budo!” Sōke Masaaki Hatsumi   Training is personal. The concept of teaching budo is something that cannot be thought of lightly. We cannot just decide to think of new concepts and change the training just to suit our own desires, or limited way of thinking. Budo is not a sport. Yet, people approach teaching budo in the way of a physical excercise or a sports science. Some people believe passing on the martial arts is as simple as learning …

Playtime is over!

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Obwohl folgender Artikel schon etwas älter ist, hat seine Kernaussage nichts an Aktualität eingebüsst. Die Veröffentlichung in unserem Blog geschieht mit Wissen und freundlicher Genehmigung von Sevenric Bogsäter. „Playtime is over!“ These words have been heard by many in Japan over the last few months. Many are shocked and confused. Let me try to explain sensei’s meaning. After one of his training sessions in Tokyo, he came to me and explained, starting with the words: „Play time is over,“ after showing us the importance of correct stances. We trained with tools; one attacked with a shinai and one defended with …