Sensei’s Blog

Reposted from Facebook – 12 Nov 2020 – Kim Taylor Kancho Sei Do kai

How do I become a better teacher I hear. This is an interesting question, because I don't know, beyond saying "go get some adult learning training. Teaching is teaching. But in the Budo, I've never really... no I lie... it's been years since I was worried about teaching, about shoving information into students. I am … Continue reading Reposted from Facebook – 12 Nov 2020 – Kim Taylor Kancho Sei Do kai

Too much information Snake style: Reposted – 11 Nov 2020 Kim Taylor Kancho Sei Do Kai

Too much information Snake style: When I started my iaido and jodo training we had limited sources of information, our training with senior sensei came in short bursts during a seminar. At that time the sensei would generally do a core dump of information, or to put it more crudely, he'd throw up a giant … Continue reading Too much information Snake style: Reposted – 11 Nov 2020 Kim Taylor Kancho Sei Do Kai

Reposted – 31 Oct 2021 – Off In the Wilderness – Kim Taylor Oct 31, 2014

One of my long-time internet acquaintances is from South America and has expressed some concerns about his own zen ken ren iai (seitei) practice (is he up to date) what he's teaching his students (are they learning correctly) and his own conservatism (demanding more from his junior students) which might be mirroring the Japanese-led creep … Continue reading Reposted – 31 Oct 2021 – Off In the Wilderness – Kim Taylor Oct 31, 2014

Readying for the Fall, 30 Aug 2020 – Mike Chinadi, Kancho Seito Bugei Juku

29 Aug 2020 Dojo Final Setup - Laying the Mats down - Andy Dobie, Paul Fox, and Mike Chinadi This Fall the on the 1 Oct 2020 the Juku will reopen. The Juku Instructors and Students will be doing best practices to keep everyone as safe as possible!! The three Martial Arts Schools will be … Continue reading Readying for the Fall, 30 Aug 2020 – Mike Chinadi, Kancho Seito Bugei Juku