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The confetti has fallen and the celebration has ended for another year. I hope that 2013 brings you happiness and health. So many of you have made Resolutions. This is something that I rarely do. I make plans for the year ahead. The New Year will bring some amazing things for me. First off in […]

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I sit here today on Dec 31, 2012 and look back over the past 12 months. This year has been filled with highs and lows. I look back and thing of those that have departed this year. Every year you will experience people that you know passing away but this year it hit us pretty […]

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It is my instructor’s fault!

This happens often, a student or parent complains that the outcome of their testing was not what they expected. The student isn’t successful or gets a low level pass so they blame the results on the examiner or the instructor. Then they either give up, change to a different dojo or different style. The problem […]


Achieving a goal is something that is to be celebrated but don’t fixate on it. As a white belt the main goal is to become a black belt. This is true but each beginner should start off with basic goals, learn how to tie your belt, memorise the first kata and learn all of the […]

2017 IKD World Camp

In 2 weeks, the IKD will hold the 6th IKD World Honbu Camp. The organisation has grown with leaps and bounds over the past few years and recently expanded into Australia. Each year at Camp there has been a theme, last year was kobudo, weapons. This year will have two themes. The Science of Karate […]

Disrespect in the Dojo

Too many times are students showing disrespect in the dojo. They may not even know that they are doing it. The biggest thing recently has been getting out of line to get a drink. This has been very disruptive. The students doing it are younger and relatively new. It is interesting that a teenager has […]

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