Recent Posts by Deborah Klens-bigman

Elements of Seme

Many martial artists have heard of the concept of seme (攻め).  While the application of the concept varies depending on the type of budo under discussion, the term itself means an attack; or, alternatively, to point to the idea of taking the initiative in an encounter.  Some posts I have read on line consider seme…
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So you wanna cross-train?

Previously,  two posts considered cross-training in other budo.  The first set out the benefits as a means to deepen understanding of your primary art.  The subsequent post looked at another side of the issue - that some martial arts teachers might forbid their students to seek training at another dojo.  That post also suggested that…
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