Martial Arts

Martial Arts form one of the important corner stones of the Feldenkrais Method®. From the early writings of Moshe Feldenkrais on Jiu-Jitsu and Judo, we can see the foundation of understanding being laid for what became known as Awareness Through Movement® and Functional Integration®.
The Paradox of Unstable Stability
Or Who the Hell Needs Balance?
Media: Article
Excerpt: This article addresses the human aspect of stability during movement. Stability is the foundation of human action in a changing environment, and it is this foundation that allows the existence of the principle of homeostasis.
Tai Chi and the Feldenkrais Method
Media: Article
Excerpt: When I met Moshe Feldenkrais in 1980, I had been doing Tai Chi for about 10 years, and had thought a lot about the lessons it has to teach about how we move and function in the world.
Higher Judo: Groundwork
Media: Paperback, 288 Pages
Price: $19.95
Description: Judo was a natural choice for Feldenkrais because of his fascination with the relationship between the mind and the body; the Judo mat served as a research lab for his explorations of optimal functioning through awareness.
Hadaka-Jime
The Core Technique for Practical Unarmed Combat
Media: Book, Paperback, 99 Pages, 104 Photos
Price: $16.95
Description: A unique training program that is based on one core Judo technique, Hadaka-Jime. Dr. Feldenkrais developed the program as emergency ten-lesson training for soldiers in World War II.
Dynamic Stability
Synergy of Martial Arts and the Feldenkrais Method, Vol. 1
Media: 1 DVD in a Binder
Price: $40.00
Description: Develop your ability to respond to the changing environment, determine your personal space and protect it with confident action.
Effective Response to the Changing Environment
Synergy of Martial Arts and the Feldenkrais Method, Vol. 2
Media: 1 DVD in a Binder
Price: $40.00
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Description: Learn to develop your ability to respond to the changing environment, determine your personal space and protect it with confident action using basic maneuvers of self-defense.