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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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“Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.” ????

Not everything he said was pure gospel/But the late Robert Schuller said/”Tuff times don’t last-Tuff people do”/I don’t know if it’s always tru-But it helps at times/Sometimes when there’s no other way-trust God-push on thru & a way opens up … Continue reading

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Getting Focus Back on The Good in America

Dear friends, I try to make it my purpose and plan to never make political comment in the marketplace of ideas. My father taught me when I was a boy that “I may not agree with what you say but … Continue reading

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Quarantine And Karate Training

#covid19 #Slamism Karate students. Isolation means concentration. Focus up on your training! Quarantine means time in between. Use your extra time to develop your karate skills. Sensei Tim- In a tough fight-I advise my #shotokan Karate students to: 1- Strike … 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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Gratitude – 9 years sober today!

Today marks 9 years of sobriety, since my last drink of alcohol. (1)… All things considered, alcohol was the most destructive problem of my life. Some very good friends and 12 remarkable life changing steps helped me recover from alcoholism, … Continue reading

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Note to self: Jesus is the Prize!

Note to self: To achieve higher destiny, believe more & shoot higher, especially when you don’t feel like it. Bad days are the most important. It’s then, faith is tried & turns true. In your darkest, blow the dust off … Continue reading

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Why do I share Christ so much?

I am sure that many of you wonder why I’m always harping on spiritual topics. Hard question to answer. I know Paul felt similarly, because he said “woe is me if I preach not the gospel. It is like a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions???

New Year’s Resolutions??? I intentionally write this short article about a New Year’s suggestion, the day after New Year’s Day. Because what you do from this point is more important than the emotions that cause you to feel resolute on … Continue reading

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