The Purpose of Meditation in the Martial Arts

We start and end each of our Jiu-jitsu classes with a brief period of meditation (or mokuso as it is called in Japanese). The purpose meditation at the beginning of the class is to clear the mind of the day’s accumulated activities and stresses and to prepare it for focused training. The purpose of meditation at the end of the class is to reflect on you have learned that day and clear the mind anew. (more…)
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