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Quotes

Three weaknesses or vulnerabilities in Martial Arts

Heijutsu no Sanbyo Shitotsu – Giro 1- Doubt  or Skepticism Shitotsu – Ketai 2- Negligence Shitotsu – Manshin 3- Egotism, selfishness From the three weaknesses or vulnerabilities in Martial Arts “Heijutsu no Sanbyo” By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

4 principles of Budo 武道の4つの原則

武道の4つの原則Budo no 4 gensoku From the Shitoryu Karatedo philosophies by Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni.4 Elements of Martial Arts 1- Ichi Gan: Vision or eye contact (eyes), footwork (legs), mind (spirit), and strength (muscles) are the four essential elements of martial arts. … Continue reading

Yo Ryu Bi

Everything should be practical with flowing and also being utilized with an elegance. When it comes to training any Kata practical applications as a tool of spontaneous and natural practicing in a prearranged sequences of attacks and defenses meant to … Continue reading

Kokoro Gamae no koto

State of readiness. Mind ready. From the Shitoryu’s Five Practices of Learning “Go Shu Go Kaku”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Ashibumi no koto

Stance. Stability comes from a strong stance and proper steps. From the Shitoryu’s Five Practices of Learning “Go Shu Go Kaku”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Maai no koto

Distance. Maintain the proper distance accordingly while you facing your opponent. From the Shitoryu’s Five Practices of Learning “Go Shu Go Kaku”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Tenshin no koto

Shifting body. React to your opponent’s attack by shifting your body in different angles. From the Shitoryu’s Five Practices of Learning “Go Shu Go Kaku”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Henka no koto

Variations. A – Instead of launching a direct attack, you have to surprise your opponent by varying your attack and movement. B – Be prepared for any variations and possibilities of different movements and attacks may come from your opponent. … Continue reading

Shoshin Shogai 初心生涯

“Shoshin Shogai” quoted by Master Manzo Iwata, means maintaining the purity of heart throughout life. This also can be expressed as “to learn Karate, first show your mind and heart to be honest and pure, clean and gentle and be … Continue reading

Chikara o saidai ni hakki seyo

Make your strength maximum – Maximize your power From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Kihon o wasureru na

Remember the basics – Don’t forget training fundamentals From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe”. By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Manshin suru na jishin o mote

Don’t be arrogant but have self-confidence From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe” By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Jibun de kufu seyo

Rely on yourself From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe” By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Dosa wa jinsoku ni seyo

Quick action – Fast movement From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe” By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni

Shisei o tadashiku seyo

Correct posture and right attitude From the Shitoryu’s training knowledge of the mind and spirit “Shuren no Kokoroe” By Ryuso Kenwa Mabuni