Nevertheless, I felt absolutely refreshed, full of mental clarity and relaxed to a point that I seldom had felt before.
It can be mind-blowing, being very relaxed but able to exert enough to bring someone down to the ground. She was the only girl in the studio, something that would be intimidating to most, but her persistent and fearless determination made her succeed at this hand to hand combat sport.
Kaneta stresses the importance of using yoga to counter-balance karate, because it stretches and strengthens muscles, preventing injury, and fosters discipline within students. Whether we sail through or get defeated depends on how strongly we hold our core.
Immediately following that call I saw precise body control, full concentration, indescribable muscular strength and sharp, clear movements.
A type of martial arts was introduced to empower these monks so that in times of need, they can play with mind and combat as well.
Of course, when you look at how moves are executed, there are clear differences between the two disciplines.
Both the art forms we have spoken about above at length draw to the conclusion that they both are interlinked. Why not find out for yourself on a martial arts and yoga training camp?
This arena of confined conflict, with an opponent or partner engaging you, helps you to understand yourself more fully.