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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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Bubble Up With Life

     Dear Life Readers; I am sorry. I am very behind with BEAMS. I like to continuously serve up fresh doses of inspiration and meaning for my readers. But wow has life been busy. But I have not forgotten … Continue reading

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