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Time really moves fast. Here we are with a new challenge and am almost two days behind. No sense on focusing on missing those two days since I can't get them back but at least I did workout both days. This time around, my focus is all about moving better and as always, improving my Karate. I feel that I am making small improvements but my Achilles is causing some issues. It's not too bad overall but I can feel it and I need to get it straightened out. 1. Karate training - 5 days a week Kihon or kata, five days a week, it's that simple. Anything less than five katas doesn't
I was trying to find a good image to go with this but all of the images I found, related to enjoying the journey, aren't a good fit. All the years of training before my black belt, I rushed to get to the goal but after I finally did it, I realized that I missed many benefits along the way. I moved up through the ranks very quickly but a few years after Shodan, I realized that my basics and kata, while good enough to pass exams, aren't where they should be. There are details that I missed along the way because I didn't take the time to learn them because I was so focused on my g
After four long years (which have actually gone by very fast), I am returning to his chosen art of Shotokan karate, in earnest. I feel I finally have all the tools I need to keep the only back injury at bay, to keep my priorities straight, to overall keep a balanced approach to my training and my life. To goal of my practice is simply that, to practice. Part I - Daily Meditation: As in previous challenges, I will continue my daily, early-morning meditation. I wake up at approximately 5:45 AM and immediately meditate for 12 minutes. +4 Wis Part II - Morning Workout: During the work-week (Mo