As far as possible, I want nothing more than to don my training gi and teach Karate.

A human life gains luster and strength only when it is polished and tempered.

One becomes a beginner after one thousand days of training and an expert after ten thousand days of practice.

Karate is the most ZEN-like of all the martial arts. It has abandoned the sword. This means that it trascends the idea of winning and losing to become a way of thinking and living for the sake of other people […]

Reading good books implants good ideas in the mind, develops good aspirations, and leads to the cultivation of good friends.

One living daily in the Way carries their head low and their eyes high; reserved in speech and possessing a kind heart, they steadfastly continue in their training efforts.

One must try everyday to expand one’s limits.

Aspirations must be pure and free of selfishness. Arising from the depths of the soul, aspirations are spiritual demands penetrating all of a human life and making it possible for a person to die for their sake. A person without […]

If someone asked me what a human being ought to devote the maximum of his life to, I would answer: training. Train more than you sleep.

Although it is important to study and train for skill in techniques, for the man who wishes to truly accomplish the way of budo, it is important to makehis whole life in training and therefore not aiming for skill and […]