DonnieRage wrote:Could I still practice the arts and non-violence?
David N. Snyder wrote:As Ben mentions martial arts can be used for physical fitness, concentration. It can be a form of meditation.
Aikido is a very good martial art. It is not violent and uses the energy and force of the attacker against them, using their momentum and basically aims at incapacitating (not killing) your opponent.
Ben wrote:Indeed, David. I was actually a student of Aikido before I took refuge for the first time.
fabianfred wrote:remember in the series 'Kung Fu' ....... ''avoid rather than block, block rather than hurt, hurt rather than maim, maim rather than kill, for all life is precious and none can be replaced....''
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