Thought can not Create!

I was just listening to my friend twenty twenty doing his daily positive and inspirational message. He now lives in Australia, I’ll go back to that.

During his Twenty’s message, he said, “thought does not create”. So simple. No, thought does not create. Creative thought does not create. Inspirational thought does not create! Only action [...]


Hey guys, just a little comment about kata. Kata is a great time out for your brain. If you do kata properly you should be into that imaginary side of our brain. When you are doing kata well you should be so focused on the kata that you see no one in the room. Fighting [...]

Seeds of Greatness

I just heard a speaker talk mention seeds of greatness. There are seeds of greatness in all of us.

I’ve tried to plant seeds before with no luck. Sometimes I forgot to water and other times I watered too much. Often the plants that grow the best are the volunteers in the garden. They grow [...]

Fit Fam Womens Self Defense

On January 29th, my wife Lorrie and I taught a Womens Self Defense Class at the local fitness club Fit Fam.

I was impressed with the turnout. We’ve had several robberies lately and had a couple purse snatchings so I believe some of the ladies had those concern in mind.

It was great to teach [...]

Thinking Big!

Many moons ago I was working on a house that my dad, brother and I purchased for a rental. My dad wanted to show us how to start getting ahead. It was a great learning experience. Both good and bad.

The owner had been a city official that was trying to move up in life [...]

The End is Near!

The end is near.

I’m currently reading a book called jump. Steve Harvey wrote it but it started with his little speech to the audience on an episode of Family Feud. He states that if you want happiness or success in life you must jump. Of course he’s assuming that you are going to land [...]

Are you MacDonalds or Winkys?

Are you MacDonalds or Winkys?

I remember Winkys and MacDonalds when they both started and were small.

Most of you probably will say who’s Winkys?

They were a hamburger chain that sold cheap hamburgers and get this they sold a sandwhich called the Big Wink. Guess what that was 2 burgers special sauce lettuce cheese [...]

It’s up to YOU!!!!

It’s up to you!

Change your life? Guess what? It’s up to you!

Loose weight? Guess what? It’s up to you!

Get in Shape? Guess what? It’s up to you!

Get rid of a bad habit? Guess what? I don’t care how hard it is! It’s up to you!

Everyone makes a New Years Resolution. [...]

I wish I had worked harder!

In retrospect, I’ve done quite a bit. No brag. I’ve achieved 3 black belts. A 2nd 6th and a 7th. I’m the Commissioner of PA in the Tri State Traditional Karate Association. I was the regional assistant director of the USAKF. I’m the Co Chairman and one of the founders of the Warriors United. I’ve [...]

Be atypical!

Be Atypical I told my students today that if they want to be good be typical and practice what everyone normally does and be better at it. If you want to be great do the atypical, or as in the Movie Young Dr. Frankenstein, (Abynormal). Typical is what everyone else does so if you know [...]