LOTUS SELF-DEFENSE

 

 

FOR LOTUS STUDENTS:

This page was created for all LOTUS practitioners; students and instructors.  Here you will find useful information on your personal quest to mastering LOTUS, your mind, body, and spirit.

   

 

 

HISTORY OF LOTUS

LOTUS is a great style of martial art to learn, not only for self-defense, but also to improve your level of health as well as to meet other great people.  Learn the history of LOTUS and the people who have helped make it what it is today.

 

LOTUS BLACK BELTS

Each LOTUS black belt holds a unique position in the LOTUS family tree.  He or she holds this special position because of the tireless training and dedication put forth to the style and the instructor in order to earn the black belt.  The LOTUS black belt is also tasked with ensuring the continuation of LOTUS by promoting it by teaching, training, promoting, or through encouragement.

 

LOTUS' UNIQUE BLACK BELT NUMBERS

Each LOTUS black belt receives a unique black belt number.  This number will identify the black belt student and his instructor.

 

LETTER FROM AJARN TO STUDENTS

This webpage displays letters written by Ajarn Precha to his LOTUS students.

 

HISTORICAL LOTUS STUDENT APPLICATION

This webpage shows a copy of Ajarn Precha's student application.  He sent a copy to Robert Price in the United States to be used to document all new LOTUS students.

 

LOTUS PATCHES FROM DIFFERENT SCHOOLS

A patch is an emblem of honor worn on clothing.  The martial arts are no stranger to honorable men and women who strive to better themselves and the community.  Each LOTUS school has the option of creating their own unique school patch.  It is interesting to look at the different patches.

 

WHAT DOES "BODY, MIND, SPIRIT" MEAN IN LOTUS?

"BODY, MIND, SPIRIT" is a core philosophy in LOTUS.  Learn what it really means.

 

LOTUS BELT RANKING SYSTEM

The color belts in LOTUS are a visible representation of a student's progress though the training of LOTUS.  Learn the belt ranking system and a broad overview of what is expected at each belt level.

 

GLOSSARY

Learn common terms you will hear in a LOTUS class.  You will also learn how to count in Thai and pronounce techniques 1-10.

 

BOWING IN LOTUS

Why do we bow in martial arts, especially in LOTUS?  When do we bow?  Learn about the LOTUS bow.

 

HOW TO TIE THE BELT, LOTUS STYLE

Many martial arts styles have a unique way of doing things, and LOTUS is no different. 

 

IS KATA TRAINING BENEFICIAL?

There are 10 katas in LOTUS and they are practiced often in class.  Is it beneficial or a waste of time to practice katas? 

 

RECOMMENDED MARTIAL ARTS BOOKS TO READ

Here you will find a list of martial arts books that I have read and benefited from reading.