“To judge the personality of an individual we only teach part of the technique, then they will adjust it to their own Way and reveal the true heart of their karate.”
“What influence has Syuri-ti had on Goju ryu?” From a conversation with Higa Kiyohiko at his home during the summer of 2017.
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Very often we hear the phrase “karate begins and ends with courtesy”, which has largely come to mean ‘start and finish’ with a bow’, but I’d like to pass on something my teacher impressed upon me.
“Mokuso is not praying, but giving thanks.”From a post training conversation with Higa Kiyohiko during the summer of 2017
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