Archive for: april, 2023

Hagakure-teaching-1 at karate school ki club.cool for traditional Shotokan karate-do in Amsterdam Center and Monnickendam

HAGAKURE ‘Hidden among the leaves’ 1

HAGAKURE: There is Always Room for Improvement I have heard that a certain master swordsman, having reached old age, made the following statement: Lifetime training “A samurai’s training lasts a lifetime, and there is a proper order to it. At the lowest level of training, even though you practice, you do not seem to improve,…

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ki club.cool = karateschool voor traditioneel Shotokan te Amsterdam en Monnickendam sinds 1994 - wachter of the Tōdai Temple

Martialarts mascottes

The Four Guardians Martialarts Mascottes: The Four Guardians 👹👹👹👹 of the Tōdai Temple, Nara, Japan. Statue in dry clay. ‘Dit is Komoku-ten, the guardian of the west, symbolizes the un of A-un. His expression is that of the spirit of power in reverse.’ (Karate-Do Kyohan, Gichin Funakoshi, blz 246) The Cosmic Dance A & UN:…

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Ma ai - Intro karate course - Zomer karate programma [*2019]-karate summer school organized by Amsterdam karate school ki club.cool Amsterdam - ki club.cool = karateschool voor traditioneel Shotokan te Amsterdam en Monnickendam sinds 1994

Ma-ai (間合い) #1

Ma-ai (間合い) and/or Ma (間). part 1: Interval Ma-ai (間合い), translating simply “interval”, is a Japanese martial arts term referring to the space between two opponents in combat; formally, the “engagement distance”. It is a complex concept, incorporating not just the distance between opponents, but also the time it will take to cross the distance,…

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Karate online

karate online ki club.cool – les 1 Online karateles. Het is zover. De eerste online karateles is een feit. Onze clubleraar Thérèse Zoekende heeft afgelopen zondagochtend les gegeven. Ki club.cool is nu twee weken door maatregelen van de overheid dicht. De maatregel is bedoeld om te proberen het Corona virus te beteugelen. Ondertussen raakt alles…

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