Displaying posts tagged with

“martial student”

Aug
15
2009

INB #19: What to teach?

A kung fu teacher’s ruminations on the nature of students and content.

Oct
30
2008

INB #18: The Creek

A large rock squats in the middle of the creek. The water circles the rock without hesitation, uninterrupted in its career.

Aug
10
2007

Depression; walking the hallway

There is a wonderful, useful stubbornness to the martial character. And sometimes it just trudges right through the sticky spots.

Jan
17
2004

INB #03: The Use of Analogy

A teacher in the martial arts soon learns that knowledge is a dangerous thing – to you.

Oct
25
2003

INB #01: The First Month, Verbal Interactions…

Sometimes the most important first step in a Kung Fu student’s career is not the teaching of basics but the first interview with the instructor.