The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
The true value of any art form--whether it be music, painting, flower arrangement, sculpture, or Judo--is that it has the goal of discovering and developing the true potential within the artist. Watanabe and Avakian
When we go to the ground, you are in my world. The ground is the ocean, I am the shark, and most people don't even know how to swim. - RCJ Machado
is a discipline that shows ways of enhancing your spirit and life through training your body and mind.
"The ultimate aim of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants." ~ Gichin Funakoshi>
To practice properly Aikido, you must:
Calm the spirit and return to the source.
Cleanse the body and spirit by removing all malice, selfishness, and desire. - Morihei Ueshiba
"Half of this game is 90% mental." Tim Sylvia