Second world tournament 1979, fifth place. I had decided that this would be my last competition whatever the result. At the time I was teaching full time and to continue competing at such a high level would take to much time. So time to stop.
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.