Category: Musokai Karate

This category is dedicated to my writings about Musokai Karate. Musokai Karate was founded by Shihan Kyoshi Arakaki with the headquarter in Utah, USA. I have learned and practiced the art of Okinawa Karate fighting from Shihan since 2006. The art and science of Musokai Karate include the most effective fighting techniques and the way of life. Besides the fighting art, I have learned how to live my life powerfully from Shihan Arakaki and Musokai Karate. This includes leadership, way of being and acting, the art of communication, the art of being fearless,…This blog is my attempt to describe the art and science of Musokai Karate as well as my own practice and observation.

Habit of success: figure out what works and do it

Figure out what works and do it. Figure out what doesn’t work and stops doing it. This is incredibly simple. And yet, like anything simple, it’s incredibly hard to do consistently. When I first learned […]

What you master uses you

Bruce Lee had a quote saying to the effect that it’d be better to practice a kick 10,000 times than to practice 10,000 kicks. When I was learning Karate in college, I was taught 5 […]

Is it too late to get a blackbelt in Karate?

Borrowing some words from enlightened beings, stop bullshitting yourself about being too old or too young or too late or too early. If you want to do something, do it now. If you want to get a blackbelt in Karate, there’s never a better time than now.

The path to mastery in Musokai Karate

Senpai Bob Stringham has recently undertaking a study with Shihan Kiyoshi Arakaki to discover the original meanings of Musokai Karate katas. Bob is the 4th degree blackbelt in Musokai Karate and an executive who was […]

How to be a blackbelt – a journal with Musokai Karate – December 9th 2017

The schedule: Friday 11am – 7:30pm Saturday promotion test 10am – 11am routine warmup 11am – 2pm blackbelt promotion test I left home at 3:30am to catch 6am fly to Utah on Friday December 8th. […]