I love teaching and contributing people of all ages in one way or other to make a difference in their lives. For this, I use every opportunity that arise and do it with fun. While I was visiting my home town, Trabzon/Turkiye, I had some students interested in forming a Sayokan Club at the Black […]
A beautiful seminar.
Sayokan European Seminar took place 2-6 May in Utrecht, Holland. In a way I was expected to join, being SWF Director of International Affairs. I also needed to escape from daily life and do something I enjoy for a few days. It was also an opportunity for me and to refresh, increase my knowledge, catch up with Yabgu Nihat Yigit (the […]
The Unsettling Soul !
If we would like to have better lives; we have to do “The change!” in us first. There are times we feel trapped in our body. Something in us wants to break free, reach out and find a comfortable place to rest in. No matter what we do, which advice of teaching we follow we […]
Martial Arts Newbie Guide – 4
Subject: 9 – When You Visit Here are some general guidelines to consider when visiting the schools you have an interest in. First, call ahead. Make sure that visitors are welcome. Some schools are particular about what classes visitors are allowed to watch. Advanced classes may be “off limits” to the public as well as […]
Metaphysics in universe and the power of thoughts.
When one study martial arts and go beyond what we call just kicking and punching, some of us have interest in the philosophical side of it. Adding this some of the Asian mystical movies and some hearsay makes it irresistible. In our system Sayokan, we are real and scientific, no mystery, but we have our […]
Martial Arts Newbie Guide – 1
Subject: 2 – Introduction So you want to be the next Bruce Lee, Jet Li, Chuck Norris, Master Pan or Yabgu Nihat Yigit. Congratulations and welcome to the wide world of Martial Arts. You may be wondering what comes next. Where do you go, what do you do, and are you going to have a […]