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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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The Art of Karate Makes Me Better.

I train incessantly and unceasingly. Sometimes it drives my wife crazy how much I train. Yeah I know I’m not a 20 year old spring chicken. In fact I’m only a little over​ a year away from 60. I know … Continue reading

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The Virtues of Shotokan Karate

  The virtues of karate There are many reasons why I am a Shotokan practitioner, teacher, coach and contributor to the art. Shotokan is a wonderful tool in many ways. It is both a thermometer and a prescription leading to … Continue reading

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Creativity – Let it Flow

   This BEAM (article) is the companion piece to “The Miracle of Creativity.” Here is the link to that article. https://gutsisthekey.com/2014/12/01/the-magic-of-creativity/      Many years ago, I was excited to live on and take care of a farm. The arrangement was … Continue reading

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Contraction And Expansion; a source of Shotokan Karate Power

Expansion and contraction is a powerful means to generate force in many ways in the physical world. Certainly this is so in #Shotokan karate.  The beginning karateka is taught the rudimentary crescent step. The step is composed of a circular … Continue reading

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NOT SO SECRET FORMULA TO SUCCESS – 2

     Dear Guts is the key reader. Sometimes I revisit topics, I have written on in the past, because they are worthy of review and emphasis. This is one of those topics. In your personal and professional life; a … Continue reading

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Karate’s life transforming power

     Dear GutsIsTheKey reader. This BEAM is about karate’s positive potential and power to change lives in a healthy way. Karate has been a life long experience for me. I remember, when I had my first karate lesson over … Continue reading

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