It’s not fair

I was teaching kids the other day and one of them exclaimed, “No fair!” Ah…….the naivety of youth. Life, in general, is never fair. And it is sad that the boy who exclaimed this will come to this realization someday.   Even in karate, life...
Our last class of the year training

Our last class of the year training

It is tradition for Kyokushin-kan Malaysia to hold a marathon kihon session at the end of each calendar year. The author has gone through 100 repetitions of each kihon in the early days. 2014 holds no difference, where Shihan gave us the choice to perform either 2000...
Our foray into MMA

Our foray into MMA

Traditionalists would scoff at this. Karate? Doing MMA? Bah…. Yet, look at Kyokushin offshoots like Daido Juku and Enshin karate. They are attempts to cultivate ground fighting into this traditional martial art. Our very own Kyokushin-kan implements Shinken...
1st Malaysia Open Kyokushin-kan Bare Knuckle Karate Tournament

1st Malaysia Open Kyokushin-kan Bare Knuckle Karate Tournament

[youtube]http://youtu.be/2Nsnne4JqKg[/youtube] 1st Malaysia Open Kyokushin-kan Bare Knuckle Karate Tournament was held in SS2 Mall on Sept 2014. We invited countries such as Philippines, Indonesia and Pakistan. Participation was sent to other martial arts in Malaysia....