"Eventually the dojo is inside us"
– Gichin Funakoshi

Student Writings

Karate – Exercising Body and Mind
by freespirit

Shotokan Karate
by Ian

Why Martial Arts?
by Eagle Eyez


Getting Back into Martial Arts?
by Eagle Eyez


"The ultimate aim of karate-do lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character of it's participants."
– Gichin Funakoshi

"I experienced satori in 1925 while walking in my garden. I suddenly felt the ground begin to quake and golden light sprang up from the ground and veiled my entire body. At that very moment I understood that the source of all Budo is Godís love."
– Morihei Ueshiba

"The ultimate object of judo, is also the ultimate object of man. To perfect oneís self, and serve humanity
Jigoro Kano

"If you attain anything at all, itís conditional, itís karmic. It results in retribution. It turns the Wheel. As long as youíre subject to birth and death youíll never attain enlightenment. To do that you have to see your own true nature."
– Bodhidharma


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Martial Arts Styles


Choosing the Right Style
by Ian

Choosing the Right School
by Ian

Over the coming months we will be adding new items on various aspects of Martial Arts.




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