Tradition is often held onto as a key factor in martial arts, but how do we handle new information that contradicts the traditions?
Reconciling Martial Arts Tradition with New Information – Episode 168
Tradition is often held onto as gospel, but in many cases, it seems like it’s a crutch. If we hold up the tradition as the only important thing, it means that we don’t have to continue developing a new understanding of our craft, but we do. As much as I love the fact that General Choi put all of his taekwondo knowledge into an encyclopedia, it also makes me sad because those that train that style may never grow beyond what we wrote down…