When do you work?
The Line of My People
I don’t usually use a meme to make a point but… This one fits for martial arts very well. I’ve been teaching for over 35 years now and have seen a wide variety of students come through the door. Not only the typical 8 year old to 70+ year old but the reasons for why […]
“footsteps of the men of old”
“…there do I see the line of my people back to the beginning.” Recently my martial arts training has taken a major upturn. After many years of training and researching my Song Moo Kwan Taekwondo heritage, I have received a chance to take some really big forward steps. Additionally, I’ve had another chance to train […]
Korean Karate…is what we really do.
“I seek not only to follow in the footsteps of the men of old, I seek the things they sought.” – Matsuo Basho Well, I guess that this phrase is partly true, though. I want to follow in the footsteps of these original leaders but I will try to vary from them upon seeing a […]
My classes are NOT fitness classes!
Okay, Wyatt, I apologize for having given you such a hard time about calling your training “Karate”. I am very proud of my Song Moo Kwan lineage. From what I have been able to learn about Grandmaster Ro, Byung Jick and his accomplishments show great intelligence, wisdom and courage. The roles that he has held […]
I am NOT a fitness instructor! My martial arts are NOT a fitness class! Recently, I found a posting for a Martial Arts Instructor position with a major fitness center. The requirements were listed as: (copied from the job posting listed today – 6/4/2014) —– Qualifications – High School diploma or GED preferred – Six months to […]