August 2014 During classes this past week I went a bit old school in terms of discipline on the students. Pushups were handed out, distractions were removed from training and I pushed them to focus and train hard. After the class was over I had a parent contact me saying their child told them I […]Read more "Sensei, why are you so strict?"
Many people are aware that I promote events with the Professional Karate Commission and am very honored to have been selected to be a part of Region 2 as such. Last December, at our annual promoters meeting, I asked again to add a division for 43 years and older in the black belt men’s weapons […]Read more "Butterflies are real!"
Years ago people lined up to get into a dojo because of the sparring / fighting aspect to it. Today not so much…and to be honest it is a good thing! Kumite, or what is known as sparring, is one of the most misunderstood terms in the study of martial arts. Many people think that […]Read more "Do I have to Spar if I take Karate?"