Kyokushin is a way of life, a way of living, a lifestyle. Bushido is a code of conduct, where discipline and moral values are of the utmost importance a total commitment. For the Samurai it was to his master, death before dishonour. When there is no fear of death then you are free, this is Kyokushin Karate a total commitment.


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10Feb, 2016

Sayonara Party 1975

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Singing was a very popular pastime at the sayonara parties in the early days. The master of ceremonies would call on someone to start and then he would ask the next person to sing etc. Having lived in Japan I was aware of what was going on so I had a very simple song prepared just in case. But for some people it came as a little shock.

3Feb, 2016

World Tournament 1979

By |Feb 3, 2016|Categories: Karate|Tags: , |0 Comments

Second world tournament 1979, fifth place. I had decided that this would be my last competition whatever the result. At the time I was teaching full time and to continue competing at such a high level would take to much time. So time to stop.

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At a camp in Wales in Shihan Collin’s home town Mt Ash, I learned a very important lesson of humility & responsibility.
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None of us Danes have ever had the honour of meeting Sosai himself, but during shihans teachings, it´s always like if you could ”taste the old days”.
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After almost 40 years of training together he is still “Sensei” to me.
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