Shinzen Kai 2+1 Tournament

Kiai Echo Articles Shinzen Kai 2+1 Tournament Tom Thiel   On March 19, 2016, I headed to the dojo. It felt familiar for a Saturday morning, though we had switched our scheduled classes to Mondays and Wednesdays years ago. I arrived early to welcome people as they came for the 2+1...
Oct 24, 2016

The Climb

Kiai Echo Articles The Climb Chelsea DeVincent The longer I train, the more aware I become of the different challenges we face as we grow in our martial art. Starting as a white belt, and through most of your kyu ranks, your challenges are mostly physical. Get in shape, put that hand...
Oct 24, 2016

Muscle has Memory

Kiai Echo Articles Muscle has Memory Professor Jerry Kunzman Have you ever watched a Master in any martial art with wonderment and awe at their lightning fast and perfect response to an attack? Have you ever wondered how they do that? How long do you have to train to be that fast and...
Oct 24, 2016

AJJF Business

Kiai Echo Articles AJJF Business AJJF Board of Professors and Executive Committee Meeting Minutes March 31, 2016 Kata Manual The BOP continues to work on the lists of Shinyo no Maki and Kiai no Maki. Shinnin no Maki is complete and is available to school heads. Examinations The...
Oct 24, 2016