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Nov 252014
 
Offseason – What Exactly Does It Mean?

By now, most Oklahoma area athletes are entering a grey area in their training and racing schedule. Darkness and cold temperature have become the norm, and most of our racing is done for the year. Suddenly, we are left to decide what to do with all this extra time on our hands and we finally Continue Reading «Offseason – What Exactly Does It Mean?»

Nov 042014
 
Embusen

Embusen is a Japanese term meaning “beginner’s mind.” Also, during the practice of forms, embusen is the starting point to which the fighter returns (in some forms) if all stances are executed properly. The importance of this mindset is a willingness to learn, change, and improve. Since forms are handed down from instructor to student, Continue Reading «Embusen»