“We must never forget the value of sweat and the pleasure of hard training, but real victory in the martial arts is more than simply a matter of progress in improving ourselves physically; it is rather the sucessfull application of time-tested principles of budo to living a productive life.

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Health, benevolence, and contributions to society are essential characteristics of the advanced martial artist, just as are skill in performing kata, deph of understanding of principles, and fighting ability. Real victory is always just out of reach, since its shape changes as we grow older and more mature, but in striving for it every day we succeed in living more meaningful lives.”

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About Karate-Do

I investigate about the fundamentals and principles of Karate-Do Shotokai - the practice of Mitsusuki Harada Sensei.
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