The Story of the Chinese Farmer

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Alan Watts helps us learn more about cultivating the mental discipline of not categorising everything into gain and loss. Learning to live in such a way that nothing is experienced as either an advantage or a disadvantage. Watch “The Story of the Chinese Farmer” here. It is a parable about life and nature that helps

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Quote of the Week

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“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~ Dalai Lama Image source: Michelle Monet, Article: “Maybe So, Maybe Not… We’ll See”.(4 Minute read about the Parable of the Chinese Farmer)

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What to do When Negative Thoughts Take Over

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Sometimes we start our days with the intention to have a great day, but for some reason, we can’t seem to focus ourselves on the thoughts that are going to help us. We find ourselves pondering negative, unproductive thoughts so we try to override this lack of mind control with a growing “to-do list” and

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Welcome Back Senpai Sam!

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At last weekend’s Brown & Black Belt Training, we were so excited to welcome Senpai Sam back to the dojo. Senpai Sam was one of Sunshine Coast’s first Chito-Ryu Karate-Do black belts. Senpai Sam was quite the technician and competitor in his high school days and many students were inspired by his level of commitment

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Can You Believe This… 10 Years Of Training!!

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Way to go Patrick!!! What a special moment for Patrick. We have been so fortunate to watch this young man grow up.  Starting his martial arts journey in our Little Champions Program, Patrick is now stepping up into the Teens/Adults Program.  And, from what I’m hearing he is making quite an impression amongst other seniors as

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Dealing With Adversity

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The unique combination of adversities that you have endured in your life has paved the way for the life you live now. We all deal with adversity differently and as we learn and grow we continue to refine how we deal with adversity. Here are a few ways I deal with adversity, but I would

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Karate Is For Everyone

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Here is a short video created by Senpai Sami celebrating some of our students at Sunshine Coast Karate. We are so fortunate to have so many wonderful families to work with who want to improve themselves, help each other and have a good time. Let’s have a magic Term 4 together!!!

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More Grading Celebrations At Sunshine Coast Karate

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Congratulations once again to all students grading at our recent grading. Here are a few more photos capturing some very happy students at Sunshine Coast Karate. Keep up the great work everyone!! Next Kyu Grading is scheduled for Saturday 27th November

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It’s Already Week 2 of the School Holidays

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” Make each day your masterpiece.”~ John Wooden From all of us at Sunshine Coast Karate, we hope that you are having a wonderful break. And, don’t forget we have a “Super Dodgeball Challenge” at Sunshine Coast Karate all week for our Little Champions and Karate Kids if you need some extra activities for the

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Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend

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A reminder – there will be no classes this Sat 2nd October and next Mon 4th October at the dojo.  If you would like to train next Monday, you are welcome to join the online class, 6:30 – 7:30pm. Have a wonderful long weekend everyone!!

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