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Robert Fusaro

You have to constantly assume a novice’s mind if you want to keep learning and growing. Robert Fusaro One of the pioneers of Shotokan Karate in the United States, Robert Fusaro was known for the elegance and simplicity of his teaching. Interested in teaching the traditional aspects of Karate, he opened the first Karate school …

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Richard Amos

I feel that competition is very healthy and in line with human nature, and as Karate is for one’s entire life, there is time during that life when you should compete. Richard Amos One of only a few foreigners who have passed the JKA Instructors Course, Richard Amos is also one of the few non-Japanese …

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Seiji Nishimura

True Karate-Do it’s not strictly for technique but for developing your mind. Karate is for life. It is a way of life, a way of thinking. Seiji Nishimura Having a competitive career second to none, Seiji Nishimura is one of Japan’s most successful, kumite competitors, spanning over an eight-year period. Being both a Wado-Ryu and …

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Yoshinobu Ohta

Once you start using age as an excuse then you never stop using this excuse. There is no excuse, you should just keep going. Of course, as we get older our body strength becomes weaker and so we automatically become slower with less power but most important is don’t make this an excuse, try to …

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Sonny Chiba

One could be forgiven for thinking of Sonny Chiba as only an actor, who has appeared in more than 125 feature films. Like Bruce Lee, he became one of the first martial arts actors to receive international acclaim for his movie roles. However, he is a legitimate martial artist, holding black belts in Karate, Judo, …

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Martial Arts news & Articles n.17

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. Forget About Style, Seek The Teacher The latest thought piece from Kris Wilder. Read more Scientific study finds karate is good for the elderly Iain Abernethy shares a scientific study on how karate helped improve …

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Martial Arts News & Articles n.12

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. Understanding Kata and the WCA (podcast) This is the latest episode from one of my favourite pod-casters, Iain Abernethy. In this current episode he discusses the importance of kata as a repository of knowledge. …

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Martial Arts News & Articles n.11

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. Reviving Meotode: The Ancient Okinawan Karate Concept of Kicking Ass In this post Jesse Enkamp describes the concept of Meotode, i.e. simultaneous blocking and attacking. Read More The Path of Aloneness by Miyamoto Musashi …

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