September 24, 2007

Roots and Culture

This was going to be a post about the differences between sport martial arts and other more traditional styles like Shaolin Wahnam. Many arguments have raged over the advantages of one or the disadvantages of the other. Now is not the time to explore these.

A much more worthwhile exercise is to examine and understand the roots of your chosen art and discover how and why it practises in the way that it does.