TOM CALLAHAN

The WHY, HOW, and SPIRIT of Training

The WHY, HOW, and SPIRIT of Training

Written by Shihan Tom Callahan  The average karate-ka or martial artist here in the States goes to a dojo 2-3 times per week for 1- 1.5 hours per session. Basically 3—5 hours per week. Let’s call it an average of 4 hours. That is out of a total of 168 hours IN A FULL...
BUDO Teaching Philosophy

BUDO Teaching Philosophy

To be a good teacher, one has to be of the mindset of a student. The teacher needs to recall viscerally what he/she was feeling as a young rank. As the teacher looks out onto his students he/she needs to look at the entire class, and also simultaneously look at each...