Senpai / Kohai…it is needed

For many years I have been training martial arts. For about 26 of them I have been teaching now. One of the first lessons I ever learned about respect and discipline in the dojo happened when I shrugged off the advice of another student who was one belt higher than I was. I’ll never forget […]

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Do I do it right…

Recently I posted asking how many people in certain group on Facebook that talk about Okinawan Karate have actually been to Okinawa, trained there and how often. The primary reason I asked is because it seems that forum is full of a lot of experts who like to talk about Okinawan and the Karate that […]

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Self Defense? Really?

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 […]

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