The 4 elements of STMA are:
Those familiar with the Godai concept of 5 elements in Oriental philosophy will know how they relate to the chakra system of consciousness.
Some of you will have read about this subject and how they relate to the psychological and physical aspects of combat.
We are now able to relate each of the 4 elements of STMA to the 4 elements of earth, water, fire and wind.
Grappling – Earth – Chi
Unarmed Combat – Water – Sui
Kickboxing – Fire – Ka
Weapons – Wind – Fu
The 5th Element, Ku, Void, is Creativity