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Some reflection after the BKK National Grading at Summer Camp 2018

Written by BKK Chairman Shihan Liam Keaveney (7th Dan).

“When I spoke at the Dan Grade presentations at the BKKSummer Camp this year I mentioned the importance of ‘endurance, perseverance and patience’. I believe all through our martial arts journey these aspects are extremely important. We need to reflect on the value of each against the backdrop of possible failure, resistance and frustration.

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UNDERSTANDING DOJO ETIQUETTE

One of the most unusual and hard things for both students and parents

to adjust to when beginning martial arts training is the etiquette in the dojo.

DOJO ETIQUETTE

A dojo is a place of learning in which students as well as instructors place a great amount of emphasis on what can be referred to as traditional values. Most authentic and good dojo will have their Dojo Rules poster somewhere that is visible to both students and visitors in their dojo. To help new students / parents to the dojo understand how things are handled in the dojo it is important to cover several topics on this. Continue reading “UNDERSTANDING DOJO ETIQUETTE”