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Who would you hurt?

Imagine, you are the most skilled martial artist in the world, you have mastered Karate, MMa, Judo, Boxing, Muay Thai, and other lethal martial arts. You certain can kill someone with your moves! Who is the first person you’ll end … Continue reading

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National University of Aikido

I have been training at NUS(National University of Singapore) Aikido club for a while now, Harry sensei teaches there as well. The experience is quite extraordinary, as I am handling juniors, boys and girls sometimes 20 years younger than me. … Continue reading

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Competitive Aikido

The spirit and core of Aikido is non-competition. That’s it simple, easy. The bottom line is, that has been taken out of context. Nowadays people say it without knowing why O sensei decides against ‘competition’. O sensei, is being specific. … Continue reading

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Of Light and Darkness

I vividly remembered this quote and I think it explains a lot about us as human beings. “There’s always going to be bad stuff out there. But here’s the amazing thing — light trumps darkness, every time. You stick a … 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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No-sense technique

Last Wednesday, we did a technique that seemingly doesn’t make sense. Cristian muttered to me, that this specific technique doesn’t make sense. Perhaps it seem too vulnerable, too unnecessary, too ‘extra’. I couldn’t make sense of what Harry sensei sometimes … Continue reading

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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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