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DAIGA: Traveling the Universe – March 2013
I was thinking recently about how much I enjoy practicing with all of you around the world. I learn so much from each one of you! This year I’ve cut back a bit on plane trips, but three things have helped me travel freely all over the universe:
(1) One-handed seated Tenshingoso (in a folding chair)
D’où venons-nous ? – July 2011
D’où venons-nous ? Que sommes-nous ? Où allons-nous ?
Two events early in the 21st Century have changed the way we view the world.
The Criticality of Timing and Intention-2010
For the general public, the impression of martial arts often involves a physical conflict between two or more people.
New Year Greeting! – 2009
Dear Taimyo Practitioners:
Happy New Year to you!
At the end of the last year, I had a chance to read “The Vision” written by Tom Brown, Jr……
Taimyo, July 2007 in Nanjing conference
For a long time, in doing Part I of Taimyo, I have held the image of myself as a commander on a battlefield.
Solved Puzzle – November 2007 in Nanjing conference
In May of 2002, I began studying Wu style Tai Chi under the direction of Master Ma Chang-xun.
Preparing for Taimyo Meditation at Omaha Beach – 2007-Elli
On April 7th – 8th 2007, Ito sensei will lead a Taimyo meditation session at Omaha Beach, in Normandy, France. As Ito says of his purpose for leading this session:
New Year Message 2007
The following is a poem I came across recently. It is really encouraging because it very much describes what I have been studying through Taimyo Kata.
Message (in Japanese) -December 2006
New Year Message 2006
Taimyo in 2006
In my practice, I have always felt that “martial arts = the study of physics with our bodies.” This means that even without a great brain, by “studying with my body” I can study as much as I like.
Message from H.F. Ito – December 2005
December 7 and December 10 will be here soon. December 7, 1941, is when Japanese naby attacked Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and December 10, 1937, is when the Japanese army in China invaded Nanjing in China (the “Nanjing massacre”).