The Gift of Resilient Optimism

No matter how far I veer off course talking about martial arts santas or no-touch-knockouts, I always feel like I have to reign myself back in and ask – why practice martial arts? MA can be costly, taxing, aggravating, tiring, and discouraging.  Why bother with all that racket? I believe one reward is something called resilient optimism. [...]


Blog Talk Radio – Kyoshi Bill Hayes

Got an hour? Kyoshi Bill Hayes recently clued me in on this interview he did and I would love to pass the savings on to you. For those of you who might not know him, here is a bit of background info about Kyoshi Hayes.  First of all, he looks like this: Secondly, he was a marine in the Vietnam war and was stationed on Okinawa at various points [...]