Tag Archives: Karate

My Karate Origins

I remember many years ago, when I decided to really apply myself in the martial Arts, that it was incredibly tough and I wondered if I would ever be any good. After 2 or 3 American freestyle instructors, I came … Continue reading

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Go get em, Tiger! A tribute to a fine karate student, Justin Fields!

It’s a truly rewarding thing when Hope’s you had for your life, start to take shape and fall into place. Today, I observed a karate student that I have worked with for nearly seven years perform extraordinary Feats of skill … Continue reading

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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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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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