are some aspects we like to emphasize on in our training at
Yuki Mizu Kumo:
Ki. Life-energy. Can be cultivated,
focussed and projected, extended Ki.
Center/Hara/Tanden. Establish, maintain
and move from the center.
Breathing. Breath deeply,contraction/expansion,
Honest intention. Our technique
is a reflection of what is in the mind and heart, positive
Posture. Stable, dropped weight.
Clear mind. Ready to anticipate,
Ukemi. Breakfall/rolling. Receive,
protection, removal of fear, escape.
Metsuke. Soft eye focus, not really
looking at anything, environmentally aware.
Blending. Synchronize our timing,
speed and force with that of our partner.
Warming up. Meditation, suppleness
of muscles, joint-flexibility, coordination, endurance, sabaki
Jo/Bokken. Weapon training, wooden
stick, wooden sword, kata-forms.
Hojoken. Poetry in motion, kata,
Nature. Study nature