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.


17 Sep, 2013

Practicing Kyokushin…

By |Sep 17, 2013|Karate, Philosophy|0 Comments

Practicing Kyokushin is a little like reading a mystery novel. When you get to the end of the book and find the answer you realize that you missed all the clues you were given while reading the book. That’s Kyokushin I suppose, you train long and hard and then you [...]

10 Aug, 2013

Mental training

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For over forthy years as an instructor I have been working with people trying to help them improve both their physical and mental abilities. Included in my training I emphasize the importance of concentrating and focusing on what they are doing. Repeating myself over and over saying concentrate on what [...]

20 Dec, 1999

Thoughts for the year 1999

By |Dec 20, 1999|My thoughts, Philosophy|1 Comment

Choosing, making a choice, is something we do daily, what to eat or drink for example. One could also say that this kind of choice is a reflex, do you want a cup of coffee? Yes thank you, did you think about the choice you have made or not, simple [...]