30 Years of Martial Arts

From motivation to goal setting and from self defense to fight commentary...it's all here!

There is only one basic principle of self defense:  apply the most effective weapon as soon as possible to the most vulnerable point of your enemy!

- Bruce Lee, Tao of Gung Fu

October 1, 2016

I'm not going to say much about tonight's UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland because I don't want to spoil it for you.  I would just predict too accurately and take all the fun out of it.  Ha.  But I will talk about two of them:

Lineker vs. Dodson--I like this fig...

September 24, 2016

My favorite saying of all time accentuated by a beautiful image in Japanese kanji.  Learn it for yourself, and, as important, please, teach it to all the youngsters around you!!  Teach them not only the saying itself, but the importance of believing that if you want so...

September 16, 2016

The best tool that I have ever found for a parent to teach their child about bullying is the book Quiet Voice, Loud Voice.

Nicely illustrated.  Nice story.  Good karate images if that's your thing, but it's not all consuming karate that would discourage other readers....

March 31, 2016

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Martial arts of some sort for over 30 years...with binders and hard drives full of so much 

information that we've wanted to share with our students in this blog we will do so.  

We hope you find the information within helpful, healthy, enlightening, informative, humorous and will otherwise add value to your martial arts journey and a more fulfilling life.

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About Me

I'm a business executive full-time.  I love my work, but my second passion--well it's a way of life--is karate.  I am Chief Instructor, Renshi, 4th Degree Black belt at OCIGK in southern California.  I look forward to sharing with you as I do with my students every day.  

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