Seiichi Fujiwara Hanshi testing Glenn Stephenson Renshi with Shime


Ouch! Seiichi Fujiwara Hanshi testing Glenn Stephenson Renshi Shihan’s Sanchin with shime. Shime tests the stances strength and posture in this case by checking that the lats are engaged which represents strength through the core.

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Seiichi Fujiwara Hanshi Practicing Mokuso


Seiichi Fujiwara Hanshi practicing #mokuso to warm up the mind before training hard at a #Seiwakai #karate seminar held in Brisbane in 2012.

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Kohai Chris Facing Off Against Shihan James in Brisbane


Kohai Chris facing off against Shihan James at the last Black Gi challenge. A combination of two karateka that can both deal and absorb massive amounts of energy. #karate #gojuryu #martialarts

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Thoughts on giving in


There is no shame in knowing when you are beaten. Just hope it is in training and that you get a second chance. You can always pick yourself up, dust yourself off and train harder for next time. All the best in your training #gojuryu #karate #martialarts

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A short quote on courage


“Courage is not the absence of fear: it is the ability to enter into the unknown despite it” #pressgram #quote #courage

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