Category Archives: Philosophy

Philosophy of Karate and other martial arts

New Year Message From Sensei Paul Mitchell

Although this message was originally intended by Sensei Paul Mitchell for just his own club, I think his words are worth sharing wider afield. Continue reading

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Kaizen: Continuous Improvement And Martial Arts

Kaizen is a Japanese method of continuous and deliberate improvement. It is also ingrained into most traditional martial arts. Continue reading

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Injuries – What A Pain: By Russell Stutely

As we get older our bodies tend to lose flexibility, stamina and out natural youthful athleticism. Russell Stutely looks at the effects of “heavy sparring” on our bodies, the injuries it leaves and whether or not it is really necessary to achieve our goals in martial arts anyway. Continue reading

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How Exactly Is Fighting More Mental Than Physical?

It has been said for centuries that fighting is more mental than physical. How can this be?
Find out one explanation. Continue reading

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Do You Have A Monkey Mind?

Do you have a “monkey mind”?
What is the “monkey mind”, and how can you overcome it? Continue reading

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