Torakan Karate-Do

May 25, 2011

 Legend has it, that it was the usual practice for the headman of a particular village to periodically retreat to the mountains to meditate and become one with the Buda within.

One day upon his return the headman found that an army had descended from a neighbouring pr...

May 10, 2011

The following is a derivative of something borrowed from Masatoshi Nakayama Sensei's 'Best Karate' series of instruction books:

"Karate is, and always has been, a method of self-defence, never a technique of aggression. However, it is much more than that. To a dedica...

May 1, 2011

I promise to uphold the true spirit of Karate-do and never to use the skills I am taught, unless in the instance of extreme danger in defence of myself, family, friends or country, or in the support of law and order.

May 1, 2011

In the event of an unavoidable adverse situation, and where there is no other option but to confront an attacker, the following minimum escalation of force is recommended:

- Stop rather then hurt.
- Hurt rather than maim.
- Maim rather than kill.
- Kill rather than be...

May 1, 2011

Humility To be humble or unpretentious, the opposite of arrogant or bigheaded.

Self Discipline The strength of mind to impose your will upon yourself.

Self Confidence The ability to recognise and be what and who you are.

Self Knowledge Knowing your potential and whe...

May 1, 2011

Grand Master Gichin Funakoshi, 1868 - 1957, was Founder of Shotokan Karate.

Masatoshi Nakayama Sensei, 1913 - 1987, a student of Gichin Funakoshi Sensei, established the Japan Karate Association in 1949.

Keinosuke Enoeda Sensei, 1935 - 2003, was a student of Nakayama...

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A Blast from the Past - A Tribute to Antony ‘Satch’ Williams

December 16, 2019

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