The Martial Art ... of Relationship
A Dangerously Fun Workshop for Men
with Relationship Mentor and 7th Dan Bujinkan Black Belt Instructor Mo Latin
“The true science of martial arts means practicing them in such a way that they will be
useful at any time, and to teach them in such a way that they will be useful in all things.”
Miyamoto Musashi, Japan’s Greatest Swordsman
“The true science of martial arts means practicing them in such a way that they will be useful at any time, and to teach them in such a way that they will be useful in all things.”
Miyamoto Musashi, Japan’s Greatest Swordsman
Train Your Body Beyond Your Mind
‘Understanding Women, Sex and Relationships’ … the book, the podcast, the video ... these all help.
Intellectual understanding and finding answers to your questions is part of the path ... but you cannot become a Black Belt by reading, listening and watching from the comfort of your favourite armchair.
Many years of working with couples has shown me that understanding theory is simply not enough.
Your success in relationship - just as in the dojo - requires training the body ... to be physically engaged ... coming face to face with the unknown variables of ever-changing dynamics, direction, and intensity ... learning to adjust, adapt and navigate whatever appears in each moment … from the trained body - not the thinking mind.
This is exactly the same as how we as men must approach our relationship with the feminine, and is why embodiment training is fundamental to your success.
You must learn through your body - beyond the mind - how to artfully navigate the unpredictable everyday challenges of relationship, sex and intimacy … and how to walk towards the feminine from your courageous warrior heart … always.
“Mental calmness, not skill, is the sign of a mature samurai."
Tsukahara Bokuden, Legendary 16th Century Swordsman
Lessons from Feudal Japan
At this seriously fun and action-packed workshop, you will train slowly and safely in genuine Samurai and Ninjutsu unarmed, sword and knife techniques under the guidance of experienced 7th Dan Black Belt instructor and men’s coach Mo Latin, and explore Budō teachings gained from 1000yrs of traditional Japanese battlefield martial arts.
From these embodiment exercises you will find freedom of mind, and begin to feel the spacious, calm essence of ‘Mushin’ (no mind).
Through this fun and challenging physical training, you’ll take away powerful insights, skills and physical practices you can immediately apply in your life, to deepen presence, trust, confidence and connection, and to live from your courageous warrior heart in your everyday life.
This unique way of training men that I offer you has been deeply informed by over a decade working with relationship, sex and intimacy with many men and couples around the world, and twenty years dedication to traditional Japanese martial arts.
Men who attended a recent workshop said...
"It’s been different (since the workshop). I’ve just felt like when I’m around (my partner) , my level of presence has increased ten fold. There’s been a couple of times where she’s gotten emotional, I’ve stood my ground, reassured her and she’s felt almost immediately better. Big shifts, brother. Thank you.
I was a little skeptical when leaving that anything would flow into my real life but I was proven wrong."
"The most valuable thing I got from today is this piece around embodiment ... to actually make an integrated change in my body ... able to show up as a different man. That’s what today has given a taste of, that I can feel it in my body, and have a reference point to come back to at a later date"
"What I took from the session was to embody the masculine ... embrace it, and let it come to the surface rather than suppressing it. And then also sitting with my emotions and feeling more as well.
Seeing how other men can be so open and raw with themselves and others, without even knowing anyone. That was inspiring."
"Thanks Mo. it exceeded my expectations. I really enjoyed the dots you connected between the self discipline of martial arts and how some of those techniques translate into tools for complimenting and supporting the sacred feminine. It was on point!"
"My main intention in coming along was to step more into my masculine, to take action. To show up on that level. The energy I felt the workshop unlocked ... in one word ... Mojo. I got my Mojo back. I got that flow back"
Below are some of the skills, tools and practices you will embody which instantly deepen relationship, sex and intimacy … and keep it fresh, healthy and alive.
“Today is victory over yourself of yesterday. Tomorrow is victory over lesser men”
Miyamoto Musashi, Japan’s Greatest Swordsman
Where Martial Arts meet Relationship
‘Your life is on the line, practice well. ‘
Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi, Bujinkan Soke, and 34th Grandmaster of Togakure-ryu Ninjutsu
What People Say About Mo
“I have been working with Mo as a coach now for a couple of months. Although we have our sessions via Skype, I always notice his focused attention and presence…He is helping me getting more clarity in my relationship, and so far his direction leads to more freedom, service and fulfilment. He is a guy who combines the sharpness of the sword with a huge heart.
What stands out for me in working with Mo is his real clarity, and his deep wisdom about how to elevate relationships.”
Jeroen van Schaveren
“Thank you once again for such an incredible insight into how we as men can do so much more to be conscious and present in our world. Wish I met you 20 years ago. I invite any other guys who are serious about transforming their world and their relationships with their woman to join Mo’s Men’s circle. It will be the best choice you make this year.
“Thanks to Mo Latin for an awesome conversation last night. Simple and profound shifts happened during the time we spoke and I am really excited about how things will unfold from here! If Porn is an area of struggle for you, or has been, then having a conversation with Mo will definitely help you in getting clear.
The energy that is bound up in sexual kinks is the very energy needed to cut through habits and closures, so that a purposeful life can be lived! I’m very grateful to have been shown me a way to live with my sexual kinks that is integral, clear and true!”
FULL DAY WORKSHOP
The Martial Art of Relationship
Core Principles | Dojo Training | Q&A.
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Important Safety Information
Workshop exercises are based on traditional martial arts techniques.
We will be safely training on soft floor mats at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on relaxed sensitivity, responsiveness and flow, rather than speed, strength and power.
There will not be punches or kicks that land with any strength, or any throws or painful joint locks. We will be using safe wooden or plastic training weapons.
Training will be easeful and relaxed, and can be adapted to whatever your physical capacity is, including consideration of injuries, and so all fitness levels are welcome.
The intention of the exercises is to train you to be totally present and focused on your partner: to feel rather than think, to respond from your body not from your mind, and to move fluidly, confidently and decisively with balance, flow and grace – all of which apply to your physical, emotional and intellectual interactions with your intimate partner.
Some techniques may have the potential for injury if you play too hard, so it is very important that you follow and respect all instructions given.
You will be guided to serve and protect your training partners to ensure maximum learning, with safety as top priority.
About Bujinkan 武神館 “Hall of the Divine Warrior” (武 Martial 神 Gods or deities 館 or hall)
The Bujinkan is an organisation of Japanese martial arts, merging the knowledge, training and fighting skills of 6 Samurai Ryu (‘ryu’ = schools or disciplines) and 3 Ninjutsu Ryu.
These nine schools were inherited by Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi from Grandmaster Toshitsugu Takamatsu after his passing in 1972.
The Bujinkan was founded in 1974 by Dr. Hatsumi, 34th GrandMaster of the 900 year old Tokagure Ryu (school).
These martial art traditions passed down through many generations are not a competition sport, with sparring for points or submissions like judo or karate, but a collection of battlefield skills and training in sword, knife, staff, spear and many other weapons.
Bujinkan is a way of life, of survival, and of mindset around responsiveness, flexibility and flow, of being open to new ways of seeing and doing, of changing direction, technique and tactics until you find a way that works, and of the inner peace and spaciousness required for the inevitable unknown.
Commitment to a life of training in martial arts can be described as “Shugyō” 修行 literally translated as “conducting oneself in a way that inspires mastery” or “determined training that fosters enlightenment”.
Examples of Bujinkan training with Grandmaster Masaaki Hatsumi
- Sword Techniques
- Knife Techniques
- A class at the Honbu (head dojo)
About Mo Latin
Relationship Mentor | Black Belt | Shibari Artist
Mo left school at 17 to join the London music industry, against careers advice warning that he should ‘get a proper job’ …
Gifted with an ear for deep and detailed listening, and intrigued by human behaviour and artful self-expression, Mo has worked with top performers, artists and leading creatives from around the world for over 30 years, successfully helping them extract their unique brilliance, path and purpose, to live aligned and embodied in their greatest personal and professional potential.
20+ years in the London music industry as a musician, freelance recording engineer and music producer, eliciting ever better performance and expression from international recording artists, alongside 10 years as an international trainer/assessor for industry qualifications in music production and multi-track recording.
10+ years producing digital media and over 300 world-class live events with highly-acclaimed International speakers, authors and leaders in business, relationship and spirituality, including Anthony Robbins, Dr. John Demartini (more at AskTheAVPro), and currently as audio producer and workshop assistant with David Deida.
This was a period of massive growth, immersed in thousands of hours of intensive, high-level trainings (worth hundreds of thousands of dollars), with the opportunity to observe, experience and learn from the deep and profound work of worlds’ best in personal, relationship, business and spiritual development.
After 20 years training, Mo has attained 7th dan as a Black Belt instructor in traditional Japanese martial arts (Bujinkan – from Samurai and Ninjutsu lineage), he is also a studious practitioner of Shibari, and has a growing global following for his distinctive sensual photography.
Now based in Australia, Mo’s clients today are extraordinary entrepreneurs and leading creatives from all over the world, already highly successful, yet seeking something more – deeper personal fulfilment, to serve with more meaningful impact, to live a truly embodied life, to enjoy greater freedom, authenticity and alignment in everyday interpersonal engagement, purposeful business, open-hearted relationship and deeply connected sexual intimacy.
Mo has built a truly unique lifestyle business, deeply aligned to his values and passions, he shares an extraordinary, playful and passionate relationship (and business - Living Loving Deeper) with his partner Lisa Page, and works with clients from around the world to do the same.