Film clip taken from History of Budo: Part Two. Professor Uozumi explains how Budo expanded internationally and what led to the sportification of Budo.
Dr Gregory Peck of Heartwood Recovery clinic in Australia is now using The Zen Mind as part of a treatment program for his patients which helps them engage in mindful practice.
A two part series on the history of Budo and the culture of the martial arts. This is a long unabridged interview with professor Takashi Uozumi which took place in his office and library.
An in-depth interview with our director, Jon Braeley by Kendo World Magazine.
Empty Mind Films were very humbled to recieve a kind invitation to film at the 2017 World Shorinji Kempo Organization Taikai which also marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of Shorinji Kempo in 1947. This is a brief summary of this exciting event which took place this July.
A two part series on the history of budo by Professor Takashi Uozumi. You can download the artwork covers here.
A two part series on the history of Budo and the culture of the martial arts. This is a long unabridged interview with professor Takashi Uozumi.
From the Samurai weapon of 12th century Japan, the Naginata, to the weapon that evoked the coming of modern warfare, the bayonet or Jukendo and ending with almost a weaponless art… the short stick or Jodo.