Protect Your Holes!

What I like when training with Nagato sensei, is that he often has his way to convey his ideas. Today was no different when he said “protect your holes!” and laughed. What he meant was about the fight. When you are fighting the opponent, make sure not to let any Suki, holes, in your movements….

Noguchi Ryū

A class with Noguchi sensei is always a surprise. Last class, we covered the Shizen Chigoku Gata (the first level). As often with him, I am lost after ten minutes! Noguchi sensei has this fantastic ability to make something new with old techniques. And for many of the techniques, his renewed interpretation is impressive. Over…