June 29, 2020

Beginning Karate training is the beginning of what can be a lifelong journey. There are many reasons that people start training in Karate. And there will possibly be reasons that are discovered that were not reasons in the beginning of their training. And also some of...

June 29, 2020

The Japanese are a scrupulously clean people and Japan is a scrupulously clean country. Cleanliness and tidiness are a part of Japanese culture and tradition going back centuries and centuries. 

When visiting Japan, one will immediately notice the extreme lack of litter...

May 18, 2020

Hello Everyone,


I hope these words find you and your loved ones safe, in good health, and strong spirit.  Many of us have seen significant changes in our lives due to the Coronavirus pandemic. With change comes stress and pressures we are not accustomed. There are many...

April 6, 2020

In this challenging time, many Karate-ka are devising ways to train at home alone. There are several ways to do this such as practicing Kata, training Kihon and practicing "imaginary Kumite." The 20th precept of the Shoto Niju kun is, "Tsune Shinen Kufu Seyo," which is...

December 6, 2019

One of the many wonderful things about practicing Karate- Do is that hundreds of thousands practice it worldwide. No matter where one may visit or move to, it is highly likely that there is a Karate dojo somewhere in that city, county, state or country or continent. Th...

October 4, 2019

Karate training has many more benefits than learning the triad basis of Karate training, (consisting of Kihon-basic techniques, Kata-formal prearranged sequences of self-defense techniques and Kumite-sparring), learning and training self-defense techniques, getting in...