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December 9, 2019

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 6)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe (An excerpt from the book: Inner Bushido)T We continue to explore […]
December 15, 2019

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 7)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe  (An excerpt from the book: Inner Bushido) We continue to explore […]
June 16, 2020

BOKKEN-DORI: The DOJO is Not the Street

by Michael Pattarozzi BOKKEN-DORI: noun, definition: When attacked with a sword NAGE disarms UKE with his bare hands. We were finishing a medical call. “Control 2, […]
November 10, 2020

Bushido: An Antiquated Values System? (Part 8)

A Critical Review of the Classic Samurai Text: Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe (An excerpt from the book: Inner Bushido) We continue to […]
November 10, 2020

Bring It!

by Sean Hannon Sensei A past teacher of mine would frequently say, “Bring it!”  What she meant by that was whatever you want to experience, you […]
November 11, 2020

Beat the Winter Blues With a Unique Japanese Exercise: Aikido

Each fall the daylight hours shorten many people become afflicted with what has become known as seasonal affect disorder (or, aptly named, SAD).  Most people are […]
November 11, 2020

The Book of Five Rings: Introduction

The Classic Japanese Text on the Way of Strategy by Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645) Part 1 of 6 Miyamoto Musashi’s Book of Five Rings is a classic Japanese […]