Gyokko Ryû vs Noguchi Ryû


Noguchi sensei is good with many ryû, but his understanding of the Gyokko ryû is the best. If I’m not mistaking, I think that his whole taijutsu is largely influenced by the depth of the Gyokko ryû. During his last class, we covered (again) the first level of the Gyokko ryû: Kokû, Renyō, Gyaku Nagare,…

Kansoku To Kankaku


The human observer constitute the final link in the chain of observational processes, and the properties of any atomic object can be understood only in terms of the object’s interaction with the observer.” ― Fritjof Capra, The Tao of Physics Even though I’m not a scientist, I see more and more connections between our Budō and the world…