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.


23 Aug, 2016

…students do not have the same passion.

By |Aug 23, 2016|Karate, My thoughts|7 Comments

I have been debating with myself whether to write the following blog or not as it may seem a little egoistic, but after some thought I decided to go ahead after all this is a blog. I have to turn back the clock a few years to when I started [...]

8 Apr, 2016

Practicing Kata

By |Apr 8, 2016|Image highlights, Karate, Teaching, Technique|0 Comments

This week we went through the pinans with the 10-7 kyu. They tried hard but kata is not easy, there are too many things to think about at the same time. First they have to learn the pattern of the kata which way to turn etc. then from there they [...]

17 Mar, 2016

German winter camp 2016

By |Mar 17, 2016|Camps, Image highlights, Karate|0 Comments

A long walk to the top, pictured here with some of the instructors. Sosai mentioned about continuing upwards without a rest. Hard to do under these circumstances, it was cold and icy but everyone made it without any injuries. The rest of the camp was at sea level and inside [...]

7 Mar, 2016

Japan 3rd World tournament

By |Mar 7, 2016|Image highlights, Karate|0 Comments

Found an old photograph from the old days. Shihan Attila, the founder of Gothenburgs Karate Kai myself and Gerhard Draxler who was the chairman of my dojo. We were all in Japan for the 3rd World tournament.

22 Feb, 2016

Where have I put my glasses or car keys?

By |Feb 22, 2016|Karate, My thoughts, Technique|0 Comments

You may think what is Shihan Collins thinking about with a title about glasses and car keys. When I have a group of businesspersons for a seminar, I always use this as an example about staying focused at work. How many times have you put down your car keys and [...]