Tensho, the great balancing kata that pairs beautifully with Sanchin kata. In this video, we give a brief overview of… Read more Video: How to teach Tensho to beginners
But Still. I’m So Sorry.
Karate has survived two world wars, Spanish flu, numerous recessions and the worst McDojos in the world. It will survive this. I’m not worried about karate – I am worried about you. The student. The instructor. The dojo parent. Wherever you land in the constellation of people that make up a dojo, I worry. I hope you are okay. I hope you have your health and your livelihood.
Courage in Karate: The Role of Vulnerability
“Vulnerability is not weakness, and the uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure we face every day are not optional. Our only… Read more Courage in Karate: The Role of Vulnerability
Paulo Coelho and Book Piracy
This week the Guardian covered Coelho’s impassioned plea to his fans to pirate his books. He argues, and rather well,… Read more Paulo Coelho and Book Piracy
Margaret Atwood on Writing and Publishing
In this article about her book Negotiating With the Dead, Margaret Atwood best describes how very difficult the publishing game… Read more Margaret Atwood on Writing and Publishing
Publisher on Author Crime
Because I’m almost permanently wired into the world of books, publishing and writing, I am coming across more and more… Read more Publisher on Author Crime
If every journey begins with a single step…
…then each blog must begin with a single word. Welcome to my second attempt at blogging. Those in the know… Read more If every journey begins with a single step…