Senshin: The Enlightened Mind

Martial Arts Blog

Welcome to Senshin: The Enlightened Mind Martial Arts Blog.

Here you will find ideas and tips on training in the Martial Arts. You will also be able to read reviews on Martial Arts Books and Videos.

We hope that you enjoy your time here and can apply some of our ideas to your training.


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Featured Posts

It is my instructor’s fault!

This happens often, a student or parent complains that the outcome of their testing was not what they expected. The student isn’t successful or gets a low level pass so they blame the results on the examiner or the instructor. Then they either give up, change to a different dojo or different style. The problem […]


Achieving a goal is something that is to be celebrated but don’t fixate on it. As a white belt the main goal is to become a black belt. This is true but each beginner should start off with basic goals, learn how to tie your belt, memorise the first kata and learn all of the […]

2017 IKD World Camp

In 2 weeks, the IKD will hold the 6th IKD World Honbu Camp. The organisation has grown with leaps and bounds over the past few years and recently expanded into Australia. Each year at Camp there has been a theme, last year was kobudo, weapons. This year will have two themes. The Science of Karate […]

Disrespect in the Dojo

Too many times are students showing disrespect in the dojo. They may not even know that they are doing it. The biggest thing recently has been getting out of line to get a drink. This has been very disruptive. The students doing it are younger and relatively new. It is interesting that a teenager has […]

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