Last time I wrote something about the teacher in martial arts and „Shu-Ha-Ri“. Today I want to write something about the knowledge transfer through the teacher.
When one starts to study a complete martial art at first one learns basic movements through which one is shown fundamental movement principles. This happens in the form of defined movement patterns (forms/kata).
When one has been shown the fundamental movements in addition to movement principles combat principles are introduced. Again: from easy to complex.
In my opinion a good teacher has to train every day for himself and does not need to please a student.
A good teacher walks his way and the student may accompany him some time and learn from him. For a real teacher Karate has become a part of his daily life, Weiterlesen