Goshi Yamaguchi on Mas Oyama and Kyokushin Karate

This is an excerpt from an interview Graham Noble conducted with Goshi Yamaguchi, the third son of Gogen Yamaguchi (teacher of Mas Oyama). This interview took place at Potter’s Leisure Resort, near Great Yarmouth, England. 14th July 2008, IKGA European Gasshaku. They of course discussed Goju-ryu and his legendary father, but as well they talk about Masutatsu (Mas) Oyama, who was a student of …

Hungry Eyes – The Look Of A Warrior, By Christopher Caile

Are a person’s eyes the window to his soul? Yes, in some ways they are. If you look carefully, you can see a lot in another’s eyes — strength and confidence, weakness or hesitation. They can give away lies, or confirm truth. They indicate the type of brain processing too — drawing on memory or creating fiction. In the martial …