Picking out my first gi was as daunting as choosing my wedding suit. I needed to impress; make people realise that even though I’d never done this before, I belonged. I had to feel comfy (I guess), but far more importantly, I had to radiate the confidence of a man with everything figured out. A […]
The samurai – highly skilled Japanese warriors that hailed from noble families and served the local lords. These warriors were experts in Martial Arts. Out of the four main classes in ancient Japan – samurais, farmers, artisans and merchants – the samurai were the highest.
When I see something good, I have to say it. So I saw a very good organized tournament, everything starting on schedule and looks really nice on live video. But… there is always “but”. . . Disappointment of the draw stayed long in my soul. Why didn’t they change it? Because they’re afraid of change. […]
If you compete a lot, you have for sure experienced losses and disappointments. Some less bitter than others – some making you want to rip someone’s head off. So how do you not end up separating some poor, innocent persons head from their torso? 1. Punch a wall. Broken bones are a plus, dent in […]
I was invited by Mr. Sergey Suvorov and Kyokushin World Union – KWU to cover social media European Championship for Children in Berlin. The championship will be on March 18, Saturday. 551 athletes from 24 European countries will compete in 2 halls on 6 tatamis. It will be a little crazy day, but we love […]
Work-related stress has unfortunately become a norm for many people no matter where they are in the world. Limited resources, long hours, demanding deadlines, job insecurity, and interpersonal conflict can greatly affect one’s emotional and physical health. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, chronic stress can cause headaches, insomnia, and irritability. People under […]