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Get Natural!


In the Bujinkan every practitioner knows about Shizen no Kamae,  but very few really understand what it means. Common dôjô knowledge tells you that this is a “natural posture”. But it is more than that, because being “natural” is the hardest thing to achieve on earth. The Chinese language is more explicit. In Chinese,  Shizen…

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Change Your Attitude


“Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything”. This is not from me but from George Bernard Shaw. In Japanese “change” can be written in many ways. One of them, known to all of us is 変化 (henka). But the compound word “henka” is much more than the…

I Missed The Class Last Night


It is Friday 1pm and I’m back to Europe. Hatsumi sensei’s Friday class at the honbu just finished. Each time I’m back to Europe, I have this strange feeling. I wish I could still be there and train with him at the honbu. Each time I’m back I try to figure out what is it…

Consciously Unconscious


Last night after being awarded the Dai Shihan with my friends Jack, and Par,  we were asked to teach. When sensei gives you a new diploma, you are often asked to demonstrate, and you always feel more lost than ever (if possible). Tuesday night was no exception. Whatever movement the three of us would do, Sensei…

Don’t Do Anything And Nothing Will Be Left Undone


This sentence taken from the Tao Te King by Laozu, is one of the most suiting aphorism to define the type of movement that Hatsumi Sensei is developing these days during training. Everything he does seems to be in total harmony with what his attacker is doing. Each class we train Mutô Dori techniques. When…

STAGE RETOUR JAPON 2014


STAGE RETOUR JAPON et module HANBO et TANTO – 13 & 14 DECEMBRE A CAUSE DES CONSIGNES DE SECURITE MILITAIRE : INSCRIPTION OBLIGATOIRE AVANT LE 10 DECEMBRE Ce stage couvrira : 1. le “Japan feeling” du moment, les derniers potins, les nouvelles du honbu, et 2. le module “Hanbo et Tanto” du programme de base. DATES :…

Payback Time: 30 = 30


http://www.budomart.com This year, I celebrated my 30 years in the Bujinkan. This is a lot of time: 55 trips to japan, 45 taikai, hundreds of seminars, thousands of miles in the air. Being in Japan to train with Sensei has proven to be a real life experience, I grew up as an adult and made…