We are embarking upon a new year. As usual, some of us will make “resolutions.” There isn’t anything wrong with setting goals for the year. It’s actually a good idea. It may help focus the energy we bring to life.
A karateka may be excused if he or she makes only one resolution for the coming year: More training! This is an appropriate and achievable goal. Besides, it’s the only way to go.
Recently an article in the Los Angeles Times reported on the upsurge of interest in and legal sanctions for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in California. People interviewed in the article were full of enthusiasm for the sport. It had been outlawed for a time in California but due to the bright commercial performance of MMA in other states, such as Nevada, and because of some changes made in the rules to restrict the more brutal aspects of […]