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Sosai Mas Oyama’s books quotes

Sosai Mas Oyama (The Kyokushin Way): In teaching karate, I have encountered all kinds of students with all kinds of personalities. Some have the makings of fine karate man. Other are lazy. In a short period of six months or a year, it is difficult to know the extent to wich people will develop. Some are […]

8 Martial Arts concepts to apply in your life

Besides the physical aspect, the martial arts are known for developing powers of the mind, internal wisdom, strength of character, and insight into the practical areas of life 1. Self-discipline. Discipline in this sense is the ability to do what you need to do before doing what you want to do. It’s not discipline as […]

12 Things Professional Martial Arts Instructors Don’t Do

by Dave Kovar  We often talk about all the things that we should do to be the best Professional Martial Arts Instructor possible.  There are, however, at least twelve things that we want to avoid doing. Here they are: Don’t Argue. Logic and emotion are like oil and water; they don’t mix. Generally speaking, when […]

Tameshiwari

TAMESHIWARI (breaking) cannot be separated from Karate as a whole. When speaking of Karate, people generally associate Karate with Tameshiwari, believing that the value of Karate exists in Tameshi­wari skill and expertise. However, actually Karate’s true value exists in technique, the arts, and spirit, not in Tameshiwari. Breaking is only a part of Karate and […]

Quotes of the week

Or “the 5 karate quotes your child should live by” Many people have the misconception that karate is all about punches and kicks, but did you know that there is a philosophy behind this martial arts form? While the physical aspect of karate can increase your child’s concentration and self control, the school of thought behind […]