It is human nature to wonder where we come from and what are ties are. I've long wanted to record my martial arts roots, not because I want to impress anyone with my "breeding" but because I think that we must all pay our respects to those that started the journey before us. I have never regretted any of the training I have done, even if I'll never perform a TMA kata
again. My teachers deserve the respect from the knowledge they impart whatever it might be viewed within the context of my own experiences. I become the sum total of my "ancestors" however deficient that might be. This literally millions of man-hours integrated as part of my life and my training partners' lives. Click on the image to bring up a new window with more easily visualized details.