Ways to Calm the Mind and Body for Shinsa and Shiai (Part 1)

Many members of the dojo where I practice are preparing for shinsa.  A common challenge for them, myself and perhaps many on the day of a shinsa or shiai is the Continue reading

Ways to Relax Tight Shoulders (肩の力を抜いて!)

Some fellow members at the dojo where I practice have asked about ways to relax tight shoulder muscles.  What follows is my journey in this area and ways I have explored Continue reading