An Old Man’s Way

An Old Man’s Way

At a glance it might seem like IkigaiWay has gone into partial (mostly) retirement, but the truth is I have really just shifted gears as my interests and opportunity have changed. After the publication of "Tales from the Western Generation", I had the privilege to...

The Limitless Spirit of the Martial Arts

The Limitless Spirit of the Martial Arts

It's my pleasure to announce the launch of "The Limitless Spirit of the Martial Arts", by Marilyn Fierro Sensei. I was able to assist in the development and publication of the book, and it is always a great moment to see a project come to life. Who Is Marilyn Fierro...

Wherever the Path Leads

Wherever the Path Leads

Interested in learning about the Vietnam conflict and the early days of karate in the USA and Okinawa from someone who was there? I thought you might be! I'm happy to announce the launch of "Wherever the Path Leads: One Marine's Pursuit of the Karate Way through...

Tales from the Western Generation

Tales from the Western Generation

I'm very pleased to announce the official release of "Tales from the Western Generation"! This book is a collection of over 30 interviews with some of the most senior karate practitioners in the United States. These are men and women who studied directly with the...

Ebooks

Free Ebook: Shigeru Nakamura and Okinawa Kenpo

Free Ebook: Shigeru Nakamura and Okinawa Kenpo

I'm very pleased to announce the release of this new ebook entitled "Shigeru Nakamura: A Study of the Man Responsible for Okinawa Kenpo". This work is a culmination of research and exploration into the roots of both modern karatedo and the life of one of its great...

New ‘Best of Ikigai’ Ebook (With Bonus Articles)

New ‘Best of Ikigai’ Ebook (With Bonus Articles)

The funny thing about blogging is that articles have a tendency to fade into oblivion. Even the strongest content can slide out of sight, and that is a shame. The goal of this ebook is to provide readers with 20 of the best articles I have created and 4 bonus articles...

The Student’s Guide to Surviving a Traditional Dojo

The Student’s Guide to Surviving a Traditional Dojo

The dojo can be a perplexing place. Everything is different - the clothes, the atmosphere, the terminology, the etiquette...it truly is a whole different culture. Why then are we expected to jump in without any knowledge of what to expect? Even experienced students...