Space Ma means a space or interval in time or distance.
In the feudal era,it was taboo for ordinary people to approach nobles.
They had to speak to them from a distance and a lower position,or ever through an intermediary.
In Japan it is im p or tant to behave it.A Japanese Businessman,for example will conduct himself differently at a formal meeting with a customer,a meeting with his boss and a night out with his colleagues.
Ba o wakimaeru refers to the ability to sense what t...
SKILL Repeated practice results in mastery of a skill,or waza.But even after mastering a waza,one must remain modest and further polish (migaku)one’s skill.The idea of polishing one’s skills comes from the samurai habit of assiduously polishing a sword ...
Kata is about following ceremonies and etiquette correctly.It is a form of behavior appropriate to a particular place and time.You can see kata at work in all aspects of Japanese life. The exchange of name cards,the pre-bout rituals of sumo,even the mu...