Tag Archives: Shotokan

Health update

This is a Health update to my friends who have been praying for me: I have had two subsequent TIA events since leaving the hospital 3 weeks ago, one fairly severe. However, I believe that God is merciful and I’m … Continue reading

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The Discovery Diet

 When I was a boy. My dad had me out cutting trees on Saturdays when other boys were watching cartoons. I learned the value early, of very hard, difficult work. Also, I was in every kind of Athletics imaginable. I … 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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Slamisms – 301 through 400

     I apologize to my Guts Is The Key Readers. I am way behind, on my posts. It was August of last year since I released the third hundred of my “Slamisms.” So, With no further wait, here is … Continue reading

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Be Relentless In Personal Excellence & Public Service!

Dear Guts Is The Key Reader. This entry is intended to be both personal and inspirational. Personal, because it is about who I am by nature. And Inspirational, because the characteristic I am describing will help you also, and serve … 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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Sales Zanshin

     I am a karate teacher. I also am a sales trainer. I love it when different pursuits in life are synergistic to each other. Such is the case many times with ##karate and #sales . The correct execution of one can … Continue reading

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