Anyone who studies any form of martial arts is definitely a member of at least one, or many, group pages on Facebook. In one of the group pages I am a member of there was a post by an instructor that was a video of one of his students involved in an altercation at a […]Read more "Self Defense? Really?"
Anyone who has been teaching martial arts since way back when has come across this question many times. What most people don’t realize is that many martial artists work in fields where they carry guns such as body guards, law enforcement or homeland security. Many of us that teach Karate also are licensed gun owners […]Read more "Why do I need Karate if I own a gun?"
About 21 years ago I had a small child enrolled in my dojo. He was around 10 years old. During the conversation with his parent about why she wanted him to learn Karate it became apparent he had no self esteem and felt worthless. This child was shy, never could look anyone in the eye […]Read more "It’s okay to cry…it’s never okay to quit…"
For the last 26 years I have been teaching Karate to people from the ages of 5 all the way into their 80’s. In that time I have watched as society rapidly changed, and not for the better in my personal opinion. Karate at one time was sought out for the discipline it instilled and […]Read more "The Karate Phases…"