Pierre Nadeau of soulsmithing.com talks about phases of practicing a Starter Kata, called “Shu Ha Ri.” Those phases are only theoretical landmarks, of course, but thinking of them provides a useful sense of how skill-building tends to work.
Watch the full 13-minute interview with Pierre at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Xyx8jb8AQ
Produced by Jean-Marc Legentil and Sylvain Landry. Direction, camera and editing by Jean-François Legentil. Sound by David Gagnon.