Category Archives: Karate & Athletics

The Karate Dream

The martial arts dream. One thing I have told my students repeatedly is that if you work on the martial arts long enough, you will discover that the martial arts will in turn work on you. It’s like a Subterranean … Continue reading

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Karate brings Positive Leverage to Life

Karate dovetails with life. Sorry!! I forgot that everybody is not proficient in Furniture construction language. A dovetail is a method of construction that joins boxes in well made drawers. It connects the two parts in a solid wood fashion, … Continue reading

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The mechanics of Impact and Rebound in Karate

The mechanics of impact and rebound When a basketball strikes the floor, the ball deflates somewhat while the power of the hardness and harder surface of the floor is transmitted into the ball. There is actually impact from the ball … Continue reading

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Soul searching accountability and new 2019 goals!

Okay! Here goes some soul searching honesty and accountability. Two years ago after a health scare, I lost a hundred pounds, earned my third and fourth degree, made many proactive steps to grow my Outreach for Christ, and greatly expanded … Continue reading

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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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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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