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.


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 [...]

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 [...]

1 Nov, 2015

Familiarity breeds contempt

By |Nov 1, 2015|Image highlights, Karate, My thoughts, Philosophy|0 Comments

We are supposed to have a Budo style of Karate but sometimes we forget and become too familiar with our Semapi, calling them by their first name for example. Or when having a photograph taken with them and putting your arms on their shoulders and just hanging there, or just [...]

25 May, 2015

When do you start preparing to train?

By |May 25, 2015|Karate, My thoughts, Philosophy|0 Comments

Are you the kind of person who runs into the dojo at the very last minute and then thinks about Training? Most of us like to get to the dojo at a reasonable time in order to stretch and warm up a Little. My blog this time is about when [...]

12 Jan, 2015

Are you a consumer?

By |Jan 12, 2015|Image highlights, Karate, My thoughts, Philosophy|1 Comment

I was watching a TV programme about why and how we became a society of consumers. It seems that we get tired of things quickly, we are led to believe that we need something new. The mobile market is a good example, you should always have the newest mobile phone [...]