Monthly Archives: February 2014

Effortless effort…

There is effort in everything in existence. Period.

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Do and the doer

Trying to separate the doing from the doer is like trying to separate ice from water. Please refer to http://wp.me/pZbTQ-rU

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Aikido is Equilibrium-addendum

I gave a thought about this post a couple of days back and realized that once you can achieve that the moment you can achieve that equilibrium, you need not wait for the hand to travel until that point of … Continue reading

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Harry sensei is now a Shihan 師範

Sensei recently got his ‘Shihan’ accreditation from Aikikai Hombu dojo. It seem to be a big deal, as he is now certified, a ‘Master Instructor’ and according to him, there is 2 in Singapore, one has died, he is the … Continue reading

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When Aikido is no longer Aikido

One cannot get addicted to Aikido, when you get addicted to Aikido, then it is no longer Aikido that you are addicted to.

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Focus is not fixation

This is to add on to my earlier blog post on Supernormal Stimulus. Well, when one is supernormal stimulated, one gets fixated. When one gets fixated, we lose focus. Being focused and being fixated is like looking at the ocean … Continue reading

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Supernormal Stimulation-When real is no longer real

I just learned about this ‘super-normal stimulus’ recently and instantly connect to hows and the whys and the contemporary challenges in learning an art like Aikido. I will no delve on the subject of Supernormal Stimulus, you can read it … Continue reading

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