This weekend was a wonderful reunion of Hagsaeng Naebu and our instructor, Master Pearson. Some of us hadn’t seen each other for some several months, so it was very refreshing to see everyone again. It brought me much joy to see the group together again. I won’t go into much detail about all the activities we […]
Dear All, I apologize for it seems that I somehow messed up posting my last blog entry. Only half of it was up. I have fixed the problem and the updated post is now HERE. Once again, I am very sorry. Please forgive the error.
In my last weekly post, I mentioned rereading one of my favorite martial arts books and said that I would post more on that later. This post is about that book: Eye of the Hurricane by Dr. Terrence Webster-Doyle. Though it is a book written for children, I very much appreciate its purpose not only […]
For those of you who have read my last post, you know that I am working on strengthening my fundamentals. Here are a few things that I have learned this week from some of the masters in Cincinnati who have been helping me towards this goal. Below, I have listed a few kicks, and what […]
The loss of life and destruction caused by yesterday’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan are truly tragic. As someone who has visited Japan for extended periods on a couple of occasions, I can honestly say that my eyes teared up when I saw the footage of the tsunami sweeping over the rural countryside leveling houses. […]
This post is long overdue since this is my third full day in Cincinnati, and I am only just now writing about the fact that I am here. So let me fill you in on some things. As some of you may know, I am interested in starting my own martial arts school, and have […]
Recently, I had a rather long discussion with a close non-martial-arts-friend of mine about the difference between being committed to something and being overly obsessed with something. Dedication and its relevance to success is of much interest to me, so I got really into the discussion. I was also eager to distinguish the two terms because […]