Movement and Mindfulness

Published: June 13, 2022

Movement, Mindfulness and Breathing   There are three concepts you can use in your training as well as outside the training hall- Movement, Mindfulness and Breathing which will benefit you both on and off the mat. Movement- as humans, we are made are to move. We are not made to be sedentary. We feel better,…

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A Definition of Success

Published: June 11, 2022

Definition of Success   How do we know we have achieved success? We seek for it, strive for it, make goals in hopes of attaining success- but how do we know we have achieved that which we seek? Is it a certain level of money in our bank accounts? Is it primarily an internal feeling…

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Moving Towards Mastery

Published: June 10, 2022

As we move towards mastery in whatever field we have chosen there are some guiding principles that can help us to achieve that which we desire. The first of these is discipline. Discipline often gets a bad rap however, seldom is anything note worthy able to be built without the application of discipline. In this…

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Intention Versus Tension

Published: February 15, 2022

You have heard me speak in class about using intention versus tension in the application of movement in our techniques. Tension can be contemplated under two categories. External and Internal. When we use tension externally, we are contracting the muscles in order to hit as hard as we can. We deliver what we feel will…

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Movement, Mindfulness and Breathing

Published: January 15, 2022

Movement, Mindfulness and Breathing There are three concepts you can use in your training as well as outside the training hall- Movement, Mindfulness and Breathing, which will benefit you both on and off the mat. Movement- as humans, we are made are to move. We are not made to be sedentary. We feel better, we…

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In What Kind Of Style Do We Train

Published: December 15, 2021

I am asked every once in a while as to what kind of martial arts style do we study? Most people are familiar with karate, taekwondo and jiujitsu. Nowadays when you mentioned jiujitsu, most people think of Brazillian jujitsu which emphasizes a lot of grappling and groundwork. Shuri-te is an eclectic style of martial arts…

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Affiliated Schools

Published: November 15, 2021

SHURI-TE BUJUTSU- KAI Our parent school and an affiliated group consisting of some of the finest martial artists you will meet and exemplary training. Kyoshi Troy Price, Director www.SBKMA.com WHITE TIGER TAEKWONDO AND MARTIAL ARTS Excellent Taekwondo School in Cary NC www.whitetigertkd.com SNAP KICK KARATE- CARY NC Tony LeTourneau 250 Nottingham Rd Cary NC 27513…

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Practice

Published: October 15, 2021

Practice One of the books I read last year was a fascinating book by Geoff Colvin entitled Talent is Overrated. This was one of those books that I picked up at the bookstore as I was simply wandering around. The title seemed interesting and the back cover comments were intriguing. It’s one of those treasures…

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Martial Life and Living – Respect

Published: September 15, 2021

Respect Martial arts begins and ends with respect. This respect begins first with the individual. One must have a sense of value for her or himself to even begin a training regime. It may first start with a desire to learn self-defense, balance, and centeredness, the mind-body connection or simply to be in better physical…

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Martial Life and Living: Smooth Equals Slow

Published: August 15, 2021

Just a few thoughts on martial training- life and living: Oftentimes when we first start to train some want to use a lot of force in their movements because, after all, it is a martial art. Others pull back and are fearful about hurting their training partners. The truth is in the middle. When we…

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