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Will the Real Sensei John Kreese Please Stand Up Transitioning the Martial Arts Moral Code

As the credits rolled in the theater and ooooh….so did my eyes.  Sure everyone loves an underdog movie, but I preferred the cartoon. Walking out of the movie theater back in 1984, I couldn’t begin to find the simplest utterances in how the movie “The Karate Kid” wholly misrepresented martial arts. The cheesy lines and [...]

By | 2015-11-04T08:25:41+00:00 November 4th, 2015|Dojo or Dojang, Something To Think About|1 Comment

21 Rules to Running a Dojo

21 Rules to Running a Dojo I have been in several Dojos over the years; some longer than others. An underlying common trait is that the student body reflects the senior instructor/sensei or active owner. This similarity in personality will make or break you as a school leader. I learned this lesson about 10 years [...]

By | 2014-12-09T09:47:48+00:00 March 26th, 2013|Black Belts, Dojo or Dojang, Something To Think About, Teaching|Comments Off on 21 Rules to Running a Dojo