Posts and topics related to the Shotokan Karate classes.

Confidence through failure

That’s right sometimes we learn more when things don’t go as planned. Life is full of ups and downs and if you truly look back at the times when things were hard you’ll realize those were the times you learned the most.  Through karate training I’ve learned that failure and […]

I don’t feel like it

  “I don’t feel like it” is a expression that we all have said at one time or another. We learn as grown-ups (hopefully) that feelings have little to do with getting the job done. We don’t parent only when we feel like it, go to work when we feel […]

Ran into an old student

While visiting my home town in South Carolina this weekend I ran into a mother of a young man I taught around 14 plus years ago. He was only about 8 years old at the time I taught him and was an awesome student. He was a purple belt when […]