Do you have a good connection?


En no kirinai has been one of the important teaching of Sensei at Daikomyo sai and ever since then in is classes at the Honbu or in Ayase. Do not severe the connexion so that you can reach a different level in your ability. As I told my students in December: “During last daikomyo sai,…

Tachi or Tachi?


The key thing with the Tachi kumiuchi is to stay balanced which means not to lose your balance. It means that you have to stay up standing. Being balanced actually means to be equally unbalanced in all directions at the same time. We all know that the techniques done on the ground are called “suwari…