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Joe Frazier, Heavyweight Boxing Champion

"You can have a life plan or a fight plan, but when the action starts, you're down to your reflexes -- your training.

If you've cheated on your training in the dark of the morning, you'll be found out under the bright lights." -- Joe Frazier, Heavyweight Boxing Champion

1-2 out of every 100 students reach . . .

"1-2 out of every 100 students reach Black Belt and of those only 1 out of every 1,000 achieves his 2nd Dan.” -- Masutatsu (Mas) Oyama

You may train for a long time, but if . . .

"You may train for a long time, but if you merely move your hands and feet and jump up and down like a puppet, learning karate is not very different from learning a dance. You will never have reached the heart of the matter; you will have failed to grasp the quintessence of karate-do." -- Gichin Funakoshi

Karate practice is for . . .

"Karate practice is for the whole life; while one breaths, one practices." – Unknown

Cry in the dojo. Laugh on . . .

"Cry in the dojo. Laugh on the battlefield." -- Samurai Maxim

To practice Zen or the Martial Arts . . .

 “To practice Zen or the Martial Arts, you must live intensely, wholeheartedly, without reserve - as if you might die in the next instant.” -- Taisen Deshimaru

Practice does not make . . .

"Practice does not make perfect.  Perfect practice makes perfect". – Richard Stamper

Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.

 

Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.

Shut up and practice.

 

Shut up and practice.