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Archive of entries posted on January 2011

Celebrate the Dream

At its core budo is not about domination and conflict, it is about solving inequalities and bridging divides – finding peace and ending hostilities on all levels.  Please consider for a moment the budo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ‘I Have a Dream’ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -delivered 28 August 1963, at the [...]

No Shortcuts…

Ben Cole posted a really good article on his blog. I’m reposting it here with Ben’s permission.  Click on the title to swing over to his blog and check out his other great writings. ‘THOUGHTS ON IDENTITY FORMATION & TIME COMPRESSION DISECONOMIES‘ As a scholar, I have been working on a paper that uses professional [...]

Training Around

During last Thursday’s class (1/6) I attempted to explain my thoughts about students who like to learn from me and frequent my class, but are technically not my student, i.e., I am not responsible for the student’s rank and long term training even though they may attend my class.  I walked away from the discussion [...]

Classes Through January

Hope everyone had a great holiday and new year!  I’ve had a few people approach me and ask what remaining classes I will be at prior to leaving Muzosa and when the Sente classes officially start. To clarify I’ll list out my training schedule for this month: Thursday 1/6 – Muzosa Class in Central Park [...]