Category Archives: GUTS – What is it?

What is this page all about and why the name GUTS?

Sensei Tim’s Makiwara

Among other unusual things that I treasure that would not mean much to other people is this device I have built in my basement. It is called a makiwara. It is an old school karate training device. I thought a … Continue reading

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First Annual ThomasvilleGo Karate Tournament

Enjoy a Great Saturday’s local Entertainment, the end of this month! In cooperation with The City of Thomasville, and Thomasville Middle School, The Shotokan Karate Academy of Thomasville is holding The First Annual Thomasville GO Karate Tournament, on Saturday, October … Continue reading

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You Must Not Quit!

I wrote this poem 6 years ago to the day. I put it on Facebook but I never did publish it here. It’s pretty strong. You might ought to read it and share it! I guarantee you it’ll help you … Continue reading

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Share with you, I must!

This is one of those posts that I had already written and when I got pulled away by another activity, it disappeared. I could have got frustrated and just quit. But the subject matter is so important that I’m coming … Continue reading

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Putting back on the thinner me britches!

I never have had much use for preachers that don’t practice what they preach. So I certainly don’t intend to be one. The problem with yesterday’s discipline is that it does not replace the need for today’s. In reference to … Continue reading

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More lessons are caught than taught.

The old saying “More lessons are caught than taught,” is true. People will learn a lot more from who you are, than what you say. So if you are a speaker, it is absolutely imperative that you be who you … Continue reading

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What is the best way to improve your Karate Performance?

Improving Karate Performance is not rocket science but it does require concentrated focus. A half hearted, haphazard approach to martial arts ability will not yield satisfactory results. The following are solid proven means to produce karate technique improvement. Training & … Continue reading

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