Tag: quotes of the week


Competition. It’s something that comes up eventually for every martial arts practitioner. Competition. Why should you compete? Is it worth it? Do you even have to? I’m going to start this article by saying that my experience is extremely limited and this is simply my own point of view. This is an article on why […]

Quotes of the week

Need a little motivation? A bit of inspiration? Then read on! Because in this list, we’ve compiled the 100 greatest martial arts quotes of all time. And they’re not all Bruce Lee quotes, either! Yes, he had a lot of inspirational martial arts quotes – and a few are included in this list – but […]

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 […]

Karate quotes of the week

Sensei Valeri Dimitrov says:   *To accept karate not as a sport, but as an art, only in this way you can train it your whole life. *Expectations lead to disappointments, so I don’t have any. To make the best possible training and to give the utmost. Result is not the most important thing, important […]

32 Awesome Karate Quotes

1. “Karate aims to build character, improve human behavior, and cultivate modesty; it does not, however, guarantee it.” – Yasuhiro Konishi (founder of Shindo Jinen-ryu Karate) 2. “The more understanding you have about Karate, the less you need to change or modify it.” – Tsuguo Sakumoto (former World Karate Champion and master of Ryuei-ryu Karate) […]

Quote of the week: Sensei Valeri says

Q: What do you think they named a kick with your name: “Valeri kick”? VD: All the techniques which I use, everything is from the arsenal of karate and all in the karate world knows it. Name of technique can be anyone – I am only one of the participants in karate. And here is […]