Monthly Archives: March 2012

No Knockouts

If you go into Youtube and key in…”Aikido knockout” or attempt to find a video clip that a person is knocked out , KOed by an Aikidoka, please let me know. I hadn’t managed to see one, witness one, personally experienced a … Continue reading

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Saying isn’t enough

When we say ‘something’, we will always miss out saying something else.

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偷吃

This literally means ‘Stealing an eat’. It is grammatically unsound of course, but that is not the point here. In a martial arts context over this side of the world, when we say ‘偷吃 步’ or ‘偷吃’ we mean it as a … Continue reading

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What works, what doesn’t?

One evening after class, Renny, Wai Mun and I were walking back, discussing the techniques which we did in class earlier. And both Renny and Wai Mun agreed that some of the techniques will not ‘work’ in an outside situation. Well, we … Continue reading

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being number one

The problem with being number one is everybody wants it.

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Happiness

You cannot find happiness finding happiness, it is often found in place you’ll least expect to find happiness, in the deepest recess of your pain, the lowest abyss of your suffering.

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In search for happiness pt 2

It bugs me because, i choose to be happy. where ever i go, what i do. My current colleagues and the majority of the population at large, does not want to he unhappy. I said this so many times, humans … Continue reading

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