1. Right Understanding
To view the world exactly as it presents itself to the eye. Or to the senses.
We often categorize things too soon, or have c...
An American Student Recalls the Brutal Workouts of Goju-Ryu Master Gogen Yamaguchi.
The Chinatown district of Yokokama has been famous for its lively entertainment strip, which caters to the pleasure of tourists and servicemen. One hot sum...
by Yamaguchi Gogen "The Cat"
Editor's note: This article is the third in a three part series excerpted from Yamaguschi's classic karate text, "Goju Ryu K...
The core of true martial arts is the rising and advancing of the spirit. Sadly, in modern times the true "heart" of budo has taken a back seat to ego, the ...
Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Kyohan
Editor's note: This article is the second in a three part series excerpted from Yamaguschi's classic karate text, "Goju Ryu Karat...
Memoirs of a Karate Man: Miyagi provides a firsthand account of the development of karate in the early 20th century and in this sense his book is invaluable.
~by O’Sensei Richard Kim (excerpt from The Weaponless Warrior)
During the Satsuma occupation of Okinawa, a Japanese samurai, who had lent money to a fis...