Kids and Sparring I (Short)

Should Kids Spar? Yes How about Little Kids? Sure, in a safe and well supervised way. Big Kids? Absolutely Is it scary? Sometimes. Is there crying? Occasionally. Is it Fun? Usually. Is it Necessary? It is the best thing we do. When can they start sparring? As soon as possible. How do we get there? Progressively.

Overcoming Obstacles

The ability to overcome obstacles is the key to recognizing your commitment. Did you quit karate because you didn’t like being barefoot? It is probably good that you did because you really wouldn’t have liked it when people started hitting you. Did you come back to karate after breaking a bone? Excellent. You are committed. […]

Definition of Success

Late last night I ordered, “The Dip” by Seth Godin. He is straightforward and his stuff makes sense in a ‘this is not how the rest of the world sees things kind of way’. I am always looking for that next voice to inspire me, but I woke up realizing this morning that very few of those […]