Adapted from Gichin Funakoshi’s Book, The Guiding Principles of Karate)

14.)  The Outcome of a Battle Depends on How One Handles Emptiness and Fullness (Weakness and Strength).

As mentioned in Principle #13, Sun Tzu taught, “The form of an army should imitate water....

(Adapted from Gichin Funakoshi’s Book, The Guiding Principles of Karate)

13.)  Make Adjustments According to Your Opponent.

The famous strategist Sun Tzu wrote the following regarding “Fullness and Emptiness” in his work, The Art of War…

“The form of an army should imitat...

(Adapted from Gichin Funakoshi’s Book, The Guiding Principles of Karate)

12.)  Do Not Think Of Winning.  Think, Rather, Of Not Losing.

The 12th principle deals with one’s everyday mind-set.  To the outside observer, Karate is about fighting…about the physicality of...

(Adapted from Gichin Funakoshi’s Book, The Guiding Principles of Karate)

11.) Karate Is Like Boiling Water:  Without Heat, It Returns To Its Tepid State.

There is a Japanese proverb that says, “Learning through practice is like pushing a cart up a hill; if you slack off,...

(Adapted from Gichin Funakoshi’s Book, The Guiding Principles of Karate)

10.)  Apply The Way Of Karate To All Things.  Therein Lies Its Beauty.

One blow or one kick, given or taken, can mean life or death.  According to Master Funakoshi, “This concept forms the soul...

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