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.

My thoughts

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20 Feb, 2017

What´s in a title?

By |Feb 20, 2017|Image highlights, My thoughts, Philosophy|2 Comments

There are many of us who use exotic titles before our names, such as Shihan or Hanshi etc.  Are we eligible to these titles or is it that some people just give themselves the title. First what do they mean, perhaps not an easy question because after all they are [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

12 Jan, 2016

Well it’s over…

By |Jan 12, 2016|Image highlights, Karate, My thoughts|0 Comments

Well it’s over, Christmas and the new year celebrations are slowly becoming a distant memory. 2015 was a big year for Göteborgs Karate Kai, we celebrated our 50 years anniversary and it was fifty years ago i walked into a dojo. I cannot even start to sum up what has [...]

12 Dec, 2015

Be the best you can…

By |Dec 12, 2015|Karate, My thoughts, Philosophy|0 Comments

Be the best you can, what does that mean to you? I just watched a program about a famous sushi chef who has been making sushi all his life,  everyday he tries to improve on what he did the day before trying to be the best he can be. Will [...]