Tag Archives: Shotokan

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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#Sales Refresher Course

     It never ceases to amaze me, how often sales problems with performance are caused by neglect of fundamentals. It is akin to Lombardi having to remind his team that “This is a football.” Nonetheless, it is true; even … Continue reading

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Karate’s life transforming power

     Dear GutsIsTheKey reader. This BEAM is about karate’s positive potential and power to change lives in a healthy way. Karate has been a life long experience for me. I remember, when I had my first karate lesson over … Continue reading

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Shotokan Karate Principles of Power –

     Hello GutsIsTheKey Reader. This Writing is for a select group of you. Those interested in the martial arts and especially the karate sources of power, that can seem to generate “secret” abilities.      In some respects, I … Continue reading

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