Tag Archives: Shotokan karate

What is the best way to improve your Karate Performance?

Improving Karate Performance is not rocket science but it does require concentrated focus. A half hearted, haphazard approach to martial arts ability will not yield satisfactory results. The following are solid proven means to produce karate technique improvement. Training & … Continue reading

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#Shotokan karate is all about an excellent spirit.

There are times I want to train and love it when I do. And there are times I don’t want to train and I have to force myself to. And somehow I know that both are important. I have learned … 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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Be Excellent, Whether Seen or Unseen!

Great Mastery is not always accompanied by great recognition. You may be producing extraordinary, uncommon herculean life results of epic proportion & not be recognized, yet! Do Good & Faint Not! ln my martial arts study of #shotokan – it’s … Continue reading

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The Discovery Diet – 5 month’s later – Results / Health Update

This writing is a follow up to an article that I wrote 5 months ago; about the need for a weight loss and better health diet. This is the link to that article.  https://gutsisthekey.com/2017/04/14/the-discovery-diet/  I am pleased to say my results … Continue reading

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Guard each man’s dignity and Save each man’s pride.

My friends there is plenty of political bickering in Washington. Do we have to make it a continual sore among friends? My father taught me well, I may disagree with your opinion but I will fight for your right to … Continue reading

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Learning and Practicing Zanshin in karate and in life.

   There is a martial arts thinking, known as the concept of Zanshin.  Zanshin is a term all Japanese martial arts use. It literally means “remaining mind.” The term refers to the movement and the body’s specific posture, after a technique is … Continue reading

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