Archive - November 2011

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What You Will Never Learn In A Dojo: “Bakachikara“.
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How Tohei Threw A Lumberjack With Just Ki!

What You Will Never Learn In A Dojo: “Bakachikara“.

(Cracking Heads & Tearing out Nails in The Backstreets of Tokyo in ’92.) Powerful technique comes through years of striving. Ki or universal energy comes through years of learning how to be natural and learning how to accomplish without striving. But the primal power of bakachikara, while residing in all of us, only arises in[…]

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How Tohei Threw A Lumberjack With Just Ki!

One day in the early nineties, Tohei Sensei gave us a demonstration of how to throw attackers with Ki. First, he looked at all of us students in the dojo. “Do you know who I am?” “Of course, you’re Tohei Sensei!” “Do you know my rank? Do you know how long I have trained?” We[…]

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