Quotes About Karate

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Ferdinand Foch
“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.”
Ferdinand Foch

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“A threat should never be spoken, your enemy should not be told of your intentions. Either take decisive action or refrain from it, but never threaten”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“The warrior guided by the spirit serves humanity, the warrior without, serves the ego”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Karate is action, survival, living; hesitation is paralysis, reaction, mortality”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“. . . the sole aim of Okinawa Karate is to teach A person to handle violence and violent individuals; whether it is tactile, mental or spiritual”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, KARATE POWER Lethal power of Fajin

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Better than money and fame, teaching martial arts to your children; giving them your time and confidence, is the best inheritance”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“. . . most martial artists want to know how A technique is done, A seasoned Sensei will demonstrate why”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Dirty Fighting : Lethal Okinawan Karate

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“A true martial artist welcomes change; He is A catalyst, A cause, A force of nature”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“The purpose of Karate is to guide you out of trouble by any means necessary, both in actual combat and in life”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Aboriginal Okinawan Karate was traditionally taught in modest home Dojos, in small informal groups (sole purpose of teachings revolved around life preservation), in A closely tied supportive environment; unlike main island modern Japanese version with rivalry and competition, instructed in large groups belonging to even larger organizations with pseudo-militaristic hierarchy”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Real Martial Arts is Mathematics, Physics, Poetry; Meditation in Action”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Karate is not about techniques and their execution, but about boldness, integrity and fight for justice and common good”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

Maya Angelou
“~We may encounter many defeats but we must NOT be defeated~”
Maya Angelou

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“The Hand (Kara-Te) is the cutting edge of the Mind”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“A karate practitioner should possess two things : wicked hands, and Buddha's heart”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Karate is not A religion, cult or dogma. It is incumbent on every generation of martial artists, to find the weaknesses of the previous generations, not to revere it . . .”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“. . as A martial arts teacher, we should never forget the first time we stepped onto the Dojo ground, remembering this, we will be better equipped to teach the next generation of Karate practitioners”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“A Martial Artist may become A professional fighter but not every Fighter is capable of becoming A martial artist. Martial Arts are about restoration of physical and spiritual balance and fluidity; they are about observing restraints and 'setting example'. Every practice session is A reminder of the play of opposites (yin and yang), . . . .”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Dirty Fighting : Lethal Okinawan Karate

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Karate training will make you strong and confident, but restraint will make you respected”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Any self-defense situation has the potential to quickly become A 'life and death' situation, therefore your practice of martial arts should be undertaken, as if your very life depends on it . . .”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Legacy of A Sensei

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“. . . for any worthwhile martial arts skill to be pragmatic, it has to be done live, otherwise it is of limited or no use in actual combat”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Karate : A Dojo Guide

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“. . in Old Karate, you learned you Art through pain. You learned quickly that your techniques had to be fast or powerful or both. If you did not embrace pain and it's lessons adequately, you simply did not survive”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Ryukyu Kobujutsu : Bo - Tanbo - Toifa

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“. . and so it is that A Sensei may impart his knowledge of the martial Way and nurture your fighting abilities, but you must learn the wisdom of finding other ways than martial skills to solve your problems”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Sensei in Solitary

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“On Ryukyu islands, the expert Kara-te practitioners, used their skills to subdue, control and generally teach bullies A lesson, rather than severely injure or kill their attackers. They knew full well the consequences of their actions and the trail of blood and retribution that would ensue”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, COMPLETE OKINAWA KARATE : Chin-na & Shuai-Jiao

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Karate is many things, but mainly it's about synergy, ebb and flow, trial and error, action and reaction, rhythm of life, progress . . .”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“To react, is to be A slave to someone else's actions. Sometimes, A warrior is faced with the decision to strike pre-emptively, trusting his intuition, wisdom and years of training”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi

“Karate begins and ends with courtesy.' This means respect others, refrain from violent behavior, practice fairness in the spirit of good sportsmanship.”
Takahashi Miyagi

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