Tag: Sensei Steve Fogarasi

My Karate – Short history, written by Sensei Steve Fogarasi

Originally posted on CONTACT KICKS:

My name is Steve Fogarasi, I am 42 years old and I have been practicing karate for 27 years. I hold a black belt 3rd Dan under the IFK (International Federation of Karate – Hanshi Steve Arneil) and I represent Canada. Currently I am the owner and operator of Contact Kicks Martial Arts in Toronto. [Editor’s note: Sensei Fogarasi is now 4th Dan – 2015]

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With or Without Padding? That is the Question

The Martial Way kyokushin blog share with us this important Question of our time:

I have been off training for over a week due to moving, and having a nasty cold. I returned on Friday, and it felt really good to back at Contact Kicks Dojo with everyone. Friday’s at our dojo, like most Kyokushin dojo’s, really concentrates on kumite. It’s often referred to as “fight night“. This friday was no different. Continue reading “With or Without Padding? That is the Question”

Message from IFK Canada President

Dear respected IFK Canada members,

As we begin the New Year, I want to thank everyone for the commitment and contributions in IFK Canada Kyokushin Organization. Though we have not been around long, the excitement and enthusiasm can be felt!

We recently democratically elected the IFK Canada Kyokushin board members and we outlined a plan that we will start implementing this year. I have an immense respect and admiration for all our board members who dedicated their own time and resources to make founding IFK Canada a reality. Continue reading “Message from IFK Canada President”

Steve Fogarasi – Thoughts for a new year

Sensei Steve FogarasiI don’t have all the answers and

I don’t always know what is the best thing to do. I can’t tell you that my way is the only way, not even close. I don’t know if you will succeed or not reaching your goals. No one knows that for sure.

All I can tell you is this: I have been learning martial arts for 30 years and I am still learning, everyday. Sometimes from others, sometimes from my own mistakes. I am observing and absorbing as much as I can, everywhere and all the time.

I know that only you can decide if you will commit finding your own way, maybe with my help, maybe on your own. Continue reading “Steve Fogarasi – Thoughts for a new year”