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Funakosi Sensei’s precept 5 as I see it.

Funakoshi Sensei’s 5th precept Spirit first, Technique second is somewhat hard to understand if you are new to Karate. The concept of spirit first and technique second applies to those who have the will to succeed even when the odds are against them and their form is not perfect. For example, how often have you… Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving to my Karate friends

Although, Many feel that Thanksgiving is about eating a lot of food and the start of the holidyay shopping season, I am thankful for things with a little more meaning. This year in particular I am thankful for many things and some of things are, of course, are realted to Karate which I want to… Continue Reading