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.


28 Sep, 2015

Kihon application

By |Sep 28, 2015|Karate, Videos|0 Comments

In this clip I am showing some application ideas of mawashi uke and kake uke. I also let the students practise different levels of bunkai in groups and make them analyse different techniques so they can come up with their own ideas. This helps them to understand what they are [...]

19 Jul, 2015


By |Jul 19, 2015|Image highlights, Karate, My thoughts|0 Comments

Humility to be humble is part of who we are, after all line five of Dojo Kun says that we should never forget the true meaning of humility. Yet for many, lets say senior grades, who should understand a little about being humble, this is slowly being forgotten. I have read [...]

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 [...]

30 Jan, 2015

So the year has started…

By |Jan 30, 2015|Demonstrations, Karate, Videos|0 Comments

We started 2015 with a small demonstration at a local shopping centre, it was only for 15 minutes. 15 minutes to show what Kyokushin is all about is an almost imposable task. We demonstrated Kihon, ido keiko and then using focus mits to show some good power and energy using [...]

29 Oct, 2014


By |Oct 29, 2014|Karate, My thoughts|0 Comments

An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. That’s what it means if you look for an explanation and when we practice we strive to remain on balance at all times. We know that during training if we lose our balance we also lose [...]