I had always been interested in martial arts, and though I had little exposure to the Japanese arts, I found them fascinating. Since childhood, I was drawn to the inherent strength ingrained in the discipline visible
I can write a book about why I stayed. The short answer is I fell in love with everything about Japan: the people, the culture and without a doubt, the martial arts. The training and code
I wish I could bottle the feeling I get when I finish teaching. It’s partially endorphins; I do complete at least part of the workout when I teach. But I know there’s so much more.