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Shuhari (Kanji: 守破離 Hiragana: しゅはり) is a Japanese martial art concept, and describes the stages of learning to mastery. Shuhari has for some time been associated with learning how to be Agile. Alistair Cockburn introduced its use in the context of learning software methods in general in his early book Agile Software Development. According to Wikipedia, Shuhari roughly translates to “first learn, then detach, and finally transcend.” shu(守?) “protect”, “obey” — traditional wisdom — learning fundamentals, techniques, heuristics, proverbs For example, learn and