Where the tradition of Karate continues to grow.

Fitting in vs. standing out.

Here is a great article about the concept of ‘fitting in’.  I found it to be a really interesting read.  So often, we feel forced to confine our behaviour to what is considered “expected” of us.  It can be more useful in our lives to stand out – leveraging abilities that come naturally to us.  Check out the article: Fitting in vs. standing out Sensei Pennell

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Build your body – and your mind.

As I talk to people in the city, many of them engage me about managing their stress levels. Life in Toronto can be difficult sometimes; often we find ourselves making tremendous sacrifices in order to maintain personal relationships, career objectives and a host of other responsibilities. We indeed live in challenging times. It would seem that the rest of the world is on a similar trajectory. CNN recently released a report entitled “Banks under pressure over rising stress” shedding light…

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Executive Martial Arts – Kick Through Your Competition.

Japan – the world’s 4th largest economy.  Canada? 13th.  If you’re an Executive Officer living in Canada’s economic hub, Toronto – then you probably want at least one of (if not both) of the following things: 1.) Your company to compete more efficiently in the global marketplace. 2.) Your executive team to be better negotiators and decision makers.  So with a healthy population of educated, intelligent and savvy workers, why isn’t Canada a larger player in the global market?  Well…

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