Ito’ recent thought-2008.4

Here are some ideas I have been thinking about recently: Tai Chi contains wisdom passed down through 5000 years of Chinese culture. Tai Chi itself has a history going back at least 400 years. Shintaido is the fruit of 400 years of Japanese fighting techniques and martial arts. I was VERY fortunate to be able to play a central role in the very early development of Shintaido. Two years ago, Juliette Farkouh (a Shintaido member from the Bay Area) began interviewing me about my life and Shintaido. This summer she plans to put together her materials in a book, “Ito’s Life and Shintaido.” According to her interpretation, I have been Continue reading