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Kendo, Judo Or Juijitsu: The Battle For Your Body And Soul

May 1, 2017 • kendo-admin

Kendo, judo, and jiu-jitsu have always been the staple of martial arts. As such, these ancient disciplines have become timeless. This is best depicted in the movies, where there’s always this aspiring kendo, judo or jiu-jitsu apprentice who ultimately learns to defeat his or her master. Or even better, the trainee finally lords it over the notorious villain.

In fact, even in Star Wars lore, a combination of kendo, judo, and jiu-jitsu principles are interspersed with Jedi training. And this practice pervades the bestselling soap opera franchise that has spawned numerous copycats. From a beginner’s point of view, it is precisely the Star Wars kind of popular culture that triggers a strong interest in the martial arts.

And while pausing and resuming the George Lucas movie works in order to learn some fancy kendo or judo moves, nothing beats having a dummy as can be seen in the URL For mastering, martial arts techniques involve seeing oneself in the kendo, judo or jiu-jitsu situation. It was Buddha who said that what you think, you become.

On the website, bjjgrapplingdummy, the site owner explains how having an action figure can help immensely with the visualization technique. Ultimately, dreaming of oneself immersed in a classic move of your choice indicates that even your subconscious has safely memorized the pose in the mind. Learning kendo, judo, or jiu-jitsu is just like learning any new skill, language or discipline.

The mind has to be actively involved in the process. So if you want to sharpen a kendo, judo, or jiu-jitsu move, it helps to go to for some instruction. You will discover how it takes your third eye to grasp the concept of martial arts before they become a part of your mind, body, and soul. The website explains clearly just how important the visualization technique is to your mastery of the martial arts triad.

You just never know when you’ll learn all these skills. Learning them early and completely while you’re young offers the best advantage. As one philosopher has so wisely said, a little learning is dangerous.

The Last Samurai movie adheres to the same principle. In fact, the guru of the ancient art in the flick underscores the tenet in uttering the words “too many minds” to the Tom Cruise character. Paraphrased, the profound statement simply means that in order to learn samurai, kendo, judo or jiu-jitsu principles to a T, the focus is everything. Jedi master Yoda touches on the same principle in saying “do or do not–there is no try.”

However, the quote must never be construed to mean that Jedis didn’t need to train. Although Luke Skywalker did not complete his training before his master died, he did go through some aspects of his education rather rigorously. Both the need for training especially in the ancient arts of one-on-one combat along with the importance of concentration get addressed.

On the website, the equivalent of the kendo, judo or jiu-jitsu guru is a dummy model instead of an actual teacher. Of course, the model is by no means a substitute for the real instructor. However, it’s important when it comes to helping the trainee focus on mastering the pose as well as visualizing how his or her body moves as an unfriendly force is encountered.

This type of visualization technique advances Shakti Gawain’s theory. In the book Creative Visualization, the author underscores just how crucial it is for the mind to first internalize the concept before the body can successfully wrap itself around it. By freezing the action of the Crane, the Crouching Tiger or the Drunken Master, the move eventually becomes part of oneself.

There are no Voodoo principles involved or even sorcery or witchcraft for that matter. The miniature action figure’s role is to cement the pose for eternity in the back of the mind. So when the time comes for the pose to be used or assumed, the practitioner knows exactly what to do like Neo in The Matrix movie series.

You can find more information regarding the dummy technique of martial arts preparation by going to The importance of memorizing the pose, whether it be the Lotus position or otherwise, is best exemplified in the second installment of the Quentin Tarantino film, Kill Bill. The final Shaolin movie of the Uma Thurman character is called by many different names, and Five Point Palm Exploding Heart Technique is just one of them–but it does the job.

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April 11, 2017 • kendo-admin

Even if you didn’t necessarily recognize the word “kendo” as a traditional Japanese martial art, you would likely remember the appearance of a kendōka (one who practices the art) by his or her hakama – the wide legged trousers that some observers say looks more like a skirt than pants. The hakama have been around for centuries – actually since the 6th century! You will also see the hakama worn by practioners of aikido.

But, that’s not why we’re here – or, I should say Kendo isn’t the only reason we’re here. We are into fitness for both men and women, and we were pretty pleased to be able to secure this website so that we can offer fitness resources for not only the martial arts, but all manner of wellness! So, we ask you to return soon to see what we have in store. Thank you!

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