Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate
“Karate-Do My Way of Life” by Gichin Funakoshi presents many informative and thought provoking anecdotes from Master Funakoshi’s life as representations of the true meaning of Karate-Do. This, in essence, is the central theme of the book – the true meaning and application of Karate-Do – beyond its physical manifestations and underlying theory, towards the training of the mind, heart, and character of the individual karateka.
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Added by Chrissy Scott on February 20, 2014 at 8:53pm — No Comments
I recently read Karate-Do by Gichin Funakoshi. What I enjoyed most about the book was learning the history of karate. Karate went from an obscure self-defense form of martial arts, known only in Okinawa, to being world renowned. Funakoshi, a founder of karate, had a very humble start to teaching karate outside of Okinawa. While he demonstrated martial arts in Tokyo, he had to work as a groundskeeper for a local school and pawn his personal items to make ends meet. After World…Continue
Added by D Call on February 12, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments
Okay, another week down. It was a good week all around. I'm in a pretty consistent routine when it comes to push-ups sit-ups and kata. I can get it all in on my breaks at work pretty much. Still concerned with my sparring and not getting in the amount of rounds I need per week. Mileage was good. Got closer to the 200 mile mark for the month of January and I've got almost 350 total so far. Steadily logging acts of kindness, too.…
Added by Chrissy Scott on February 4, 2014 at 9:01pm — No Comments