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Striking and Grappling: Jiu-jitsu and Karate

Jiu-jitsu at Full Potential Martial Arts in Carmel Valley, San Diego, 92130

Combining striking arts with grappling arts at this week’s workout — it’s all part of martial arts. Is Karate only for striking? Is Jiujitsu (jiu-jitsu) only for ground fighting? Think again. Some martial artists like to differentiate “striking” such as

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Martial Arts Word of the Month for November 2012

Shoshin, “beginner’s mind”. In martial arts, we seek to cultivate a beginner’s mind – an attitude of openness and lack of preoccupation when studying a subject – even a subject in which we have a great deal of prior knowledge.

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Martial Arts Word of the Month for October 2012

Mushin — loosely translated as “without mind”, or “without conscious thought”. Through martial arts training, we strive to achieve a mental state of calm – a mind not occupied by thoughts or emotions and thus ready and open for anything.

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