As far as possible, I want nothing more than to don my training gi and teach Karate.
Karate is Budo and if Budo is removed from Karate it is nothing more than sport karate, show karate, or even fashion karate-the idea of training merely to be fashionable.
Karate is not a game. It is not a sport. It is not even a system of self-defense. Karate is half physical exercise and half spiritual. The karateist who has given the necessary years of exercise and meditation is a tranquil person. He is unafraid. He can even be calm in a burning building.
Sice Karate exists for cultivating the spirit and training the body, it must be a moral way surpassing mere techniques.
Power is no more than a part, no more than the tip of the iceberg of limitless profundity and sublimate of Karate.
My Way is the Way of Karate, which is also the Way of humanity, and which is consequently related to the Way of Heaven.
The heart of our karate is real fighting.There can be no proof without real fighting. Without proof there is no trust. Without trust there is no respect. This is a definition in the world of martial arts.
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