In renzoku our energy will follow a complete pathway, making a firm connection between the waist (the koshi and the hara, the mechanical and energy origins of the techniques), the foundation, and the target contact point – unifying our body, tactics and will in purposeful combative motion.
There is nothing mystical or mysterious about the three kinds of martial power – ‘jins’ or energy-flows – that are used in Chinese, Japanese and Okinawan martial arts. All three are useful in the dynamics of combat. All three are accessible to us. Some claim that karate relies on only one kind of power, and […]