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Things that make Car-Kai-ryu Shotokan Kai-In distinctive

     So Guts Is The Key reader, if you’re not interested in the martial arts, then this article may or may not be of interest to you. I have been a karate Sensei for 25 years or more. It … Continue reading

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“Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.” ????

Not everything he said was pure gospel/But the late Robert Schuller said/”Tuff times don’t last-Tuff people do”/I don’t know if it’s always tru-But it helps at times/Sometimes when there’s no other way-trust God-push on thru & a way opens up … Continue reading

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Quarantine And Karate Training

#covid19 #Slamism Karate students. Isolation means concentration. Focus up on your training! Quarantine means time in between. Use your extra time to develop your karate skills. Sensei Tim- In a tough fight-I advise my #shotokan Karate students to: 1- Strike … Continue reading

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Gratitude – 9 years sober today!

Today marks 9 years of sobriety, since my last drink of alcohol. (1)… All things considered, alcohol was the most destructive problem of my life. Some very good friends and 12 remarkable life changing steps helped me recover from alcoholism, … Continue reading

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Why do I share Christ so much?

I am sure that many of you wonder why I’m always harping on spiritual topics. Hard question to answer. I know Paul felt similarly, because he said “woe is me if I preach not the gospel. It is like a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions???

New Year’s Resolutions??? I intentionally write this short article about a New Year’s suggestion, the day after New Year’s Day. Because what you do from this point is more important than the emotions that cause you to feel resolute on … 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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Reframe Your Life

Spiritual Inventories and New Life Approaches; Sabatticals and Major Change. I hate it when people assign me to do better and then don’t give me a means to do it. Sometimes life’s most difficult issues are made difficult, Only because … Continue reading

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Johnny Bodenheimer, a good friend.

People often spend way too much time thinking about the wrong people. Many times, I tell people when someone has bothered them, that they are letting them live rent-free in their head. Here’s a lesson you should never forget, Focus … Continue reading

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His will should be our Primary goal!

No matter how long you walk with the Lord. There is still a deeper need for a deeper relationship with Christ. You may be on track in your spiritual relationship with Jesus. But His ways are so incredibly, immensely, perfectly … Continue reading

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