Heijyoshin vs. Shikai

The four diseases Shikai – is there a cure? Again Geoff inspires me in his article: Shikai, (shi = four, kai = Bereich) the four sicknesses are Kyo-Ku-Gi-Waku, surprise, fear, doubt and hesitation. This drastic term is often heard in kendo. Here the effects of the stress at fighting become abundantly clear. I try to …

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Eat, sleep, go Iaido

Hardly anyone has the opportunity to enjoy full-time Iaido training. Also in Germany there is certainly no one who runs his own professional dojo of this kind. How can one seriously and sustainably practice Iaido in modern life with normal gainful employment? Seriousness and Success The sustainability of the Iaido practice is essential for the …

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