Don’t Xerox The Master!


Each class, Hatsumi sensei speaks about moving “Yukkuri”, slow. This is different from training slowly. (1) Training slowly: Study level/acquisition/Dōjō Moving slowly: high-level/reaction/fight Training slowly is part of the learning process, reacting slowly deals with actual fighting. When you train slow, you create new mental/body patterns that will be useful in a real fight. When…