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Karate Is More than Stylized Brutality
Looking at the Sunset
Konstantin Sergeevich Stanislavski
Disciplines and Systems
Open Door
Karate is Not About Unity
Little Birds
A Safe Place
Teaching styles
Behavior
Dojo Relationships
Priorities
Thermodynamics
Admire, Don’t Idolize
Trust and Do
Be Committed to Growth
Mistakes
Training Alone
Shodan-Nidan
Leave Your Garbage
Do What Comes Naturally
The Answer Is on the Floor
Acknowledge Your Own Ignorance
To Travel the Path Means to Cross the Boundaries
The Other Side of Fear Is Freedom
Tempering and Tattoos
Having the Right Stuff
My Pain
Some People
Sanchin
Avoid a Falling Rock
Violence vs. Art
The Cowboy and the Boyfriend
Cats Open Their Eyes When They Are Scared
Worth Fighting For?
Great Achievements Require Great Risks
Natural is Most Difficult
Sophisticated Defense
If You Have Moved, You Better Have the Advantage
Your Pain
“You Got to Turn”
The Transition
Nature Kills a Horse from the Ground Up
Avenues of Escape
Separate from Your Senses
Look to the Past
The Spaces between the Musical Notes
The Better You Become
Sap of a Tree
Pupa, Caterpillar, Butterfly
Crane’s Wings and Human Fists
The Real Story
First Choice Is Usually the Right One
Travel East to West, Never North to South
When There Is Doubt, There Is No Doubt
The Bluesman Knows When and How
Complete Education Is Well-Rounded Education
More Masters, Less Champions
Abuse of the Discipline
Doing What Is Right Is Not Always Easy
Dojo Kun
“We Karateka Respect Good Manners”
“We Karateka Learn to Persevere”
“We Karateka Give Our Minds to Application”
Remember, You Represent the School
White Belts Are the Most Dangerous?
Give Instructions on a Positive Note
Always Give Something to Work On
Always Use the Body in Harmony
As You Age
The Highest Rank Is Responsible, Always
A Calm Fist Means a Calm Mind
An Art Cheaply Achieved Is Worthless
He Searches for Something
Technique Needs to Be Invisible
That Is When I Feel Sorry for Those that Don’t Train
Train for Combat, Practice Peace
What Is the Song of Your Dojo?
Different Is Not Necessarily Better
Do Not Challenge the Idea, Challenge Yourself
Occum’s Razor: William of Occum (1285-1349)
Grow Oaks, Not Dandelions
Be a Scientist– Have an Open Mind
Be Creative
All Things Have Their Time
Magic and Martial Arts
Have Patience and Have Timing
North Pole Must Have South Pole
Most Extreme Element
Compounding
Yoga and the Weight Room
River and Incense
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Lessons from the Dojo Floor

Lessons from the Dojo Floor

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Based on a lifetime of study, Lesson from the Dojo Floor is a refreshing look at martial arts. The messages contained within will help you identify your training for what it is, and the reasons you train. Lessons from the Dojo Floor consist of insightful stories and viewpoints not commonly expressed in martial arts, said in a straightforward manner.Thought provoking, Lessons from the Dojo Floor educates, entertains and ultimately challenges every martial artist from beginner to black belt.
Based on a lifetime of study, Lesson from the Dojo Floor is a refreshing look at martial arts. The messages contained within will help you identify your training for what it is, and the reasons you train. Lessons from the Dojo Floor consist of insightful stories and viewpoints not commonly expressed in martial arts, said in a straightforward manner.Thought provoking, Lessons from the Dojo Floor educates, entertains and ultimately challenges every martial artist from beginner to black belt.

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