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Positive thinking

Ascertain your true nature.[…] As you think, so you become. Think that you are great, you are great. Think that you are hopeless, certainly you will become hopeless. Don’t give room for negative thinking. Always have positive, positive, positive thoughts. … Continue reading

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Loose thoughts

“I have accepted fear as part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back….”  (Erica Jong) “To exist is to change, to change is to mature, … Continue reading

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Seeing

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” (Henry David Thoreau)

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Very Interesting Quote – The Purpose of Karate

                ” We are taught that the whole purpose of Karate is to turn mirrors into windows and then back into mirrors.” (Mark Soffian, in 365 Days of the Warrior”) Photograph of The False … Continue reading

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The Point of Surrender

(…) Release yourself and let go when exhaling. Feel the blood run through your veins, Absorb the energy into your soul, Internally you will begin to flow. When your mind and body have become one, You will know no time, … Continue reading

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Proves to Ourselves

“You’ll know you’re really good when you don’t have to show it!” (Unknown)

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Wisdom

“Wise is the one who listens before speaking, that smiles before crying, which remains still to feel the cool breeze inside.” (Lao Tzu)

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Opponent´s Energy

“Be like the fire in the mirror. It is not effected by the flame. Direct your opponent´s energy to another place.” (Jospeh Kelljchian)

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The Bo

“The martial artist views the bo in it owness. One end of the stick is extremely hard, the other extremely soft. Live at both ends of the spectrum”. (Joseph Kelljchian)

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Humility

“Humility […] is the mother of hidden capacitation, and this allows your attack to be out of stillness.” (Joseph Kelljchian)

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Victory vs. Defeat

“We learn little from victory, much from defeat.” (Japanese Saying)

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Japanese Saying

” Farm when it’s sunny, read when it rains.” (Japanese saying)

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Relaxation vs. Speed and Power

“Relaxation is the key that unlocks speed and power.” (Bob Orlando)

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Practice Kata (Quote)

“To practice kata is not to memorize an order. You must  find the kata that work for you, understand them, digest them and stick with  them for life.” (Gichin Funakoshi)

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Confucius Quote

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I  understand.” (Confucius)

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