Tag Archives: Shotokan

Sensei Tim’s Makiwara

Among other unusual things that I treasure that would not mean much to other people is this device I have built in my basement. It is called a makiwara. It is an old school karate training device. I thought a … Continue reading

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First Annual ThomasvilleGo Karate Tournament

Enjoy a Great Saturday’s local Entertainment, the end of this month! In cooperation with The City of Thomasville, and Thomasville Middle School, The Shotokan Karate Academy of Thomasville is holding The First Annual Thomasville GO Karate Tournament, on Saturday, October … Continue reading

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Training and Praying #Shotokan

When I’ve got a lot on my mind, praying and training go hand-in-hand. Karate Training often helps me release distracting thoughts, that keep me from focusing and concentrating on what God wants me to see. Training often becomes a form … 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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Parallels between good Karate and Effective Living

As a martial arts trainer, I am always discovering parallels between good Karate and an effective life.  And there are many. The more each technique is practiced with finesse and Perfection, the better the final whole product is in karate. … 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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