Maai Hyoshi Philosophy - Adapt or DieThe underlying aim of the Maai-Hyoshi Dojos is to produce a complete martial artist. Physically, this is done by practicing all forms of combat. Nothing is omitted. We use strikes, locks, evasions, blocks, throws, breakfalls, counters, weapons, ground fighting, etc. Mentally, the completeness is achieved by studying the strategies, tactics, history, traditions and attitudes of various schools of Budo. We also study teaching methods, physiology, psychology and organisational skills. To grow spiritually, we use sensory skills, Ki training, meditation and spiritual 'pressure' training.
The philosophy we use to achieve this is basically summed up by the Nin symbol - perseverance (hence why we wear this symbol on our Gi's).
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