Women’s Self Defence Tips

After our day class this morning the other day, Emma from Hot 91? dropped in to the dojo to get a few self defence tips to share with the women of the Sunshine Coast. We filmed a short video clip (bel...

Reflecting On The Journey

When my wife Sandra and I first moved to the Sunshine Coast 17 years ago we decided to follow our passion and work towards teaching karate full-time. For the first few years we did it tough. Looking b...

Life Is A Balancing Act

Keep Life Fun In The Holidays Whilst Positioning Yourself For a Great Day, Week, Month or Year Throughout the festive season we drop the routines and focus on how many experiences we can squeeze into ...

Karate Kids Receive A Gift of Power

I get to be inspired by some amazing karate kids at Sunshine Coast Karate and this week was no different.  As a way to share my gratitude for their presence in the dojo and in my life, I was searc...

Ingredients of Success

As a young karate-ka (teenager) I kept a special folder with my karate notes, essays and grading requirement lists.  Whilst I was doing a little research today I stumbled across this well worn folder...

A Challenging Week Loaded With Greatness

This week, it would seem that my training program (based on notes from Japan) has proven to be more than enough to pull me out of my comfort zone.  I’m feeling out of my depths and mid week I c...

Hocus Pocus EVERYBODY FOCUS!!!

This week I share with you how our amazing Little Champions and the message of ‘The 3 Levels of Focus’ helps me get across the line with my personal challenges as a beginner paddler (one y...

Would Be Writer Kicks Into Action

THE last thing John Boman expected to get out of karate lessons was a self-published children’s fantasy book.  But the willpower and discipline of the ancient Japanese martial art were applicab...