PHILOSOPHY
of the path
Through our practice we work to embody wisdom in our daily lives.

PHILOSOPHY

of the path
Through our practice we work to embody wisdom in our daily lives.
ethos 1
Faith

“Do your best every day and leave the results to the Divine”

– Kru Pedro Solana

ethos 2
Wisdom

“The way of the sword and the Way of Dharma are identical, for they have the same purpose; that of killing the ego.”

– Yamada Jirokichi

ethos 3
Enemy

“The real and most dangerous opponents we face are fear, anger, confusion, doubt, and despair.  If we overcome those enemies that attack us from within, we can attain a true victory over any attack from without.”

– Morihei Ueshiba

ethos 4
Willpower

“It doesn’t matter how slowly you go as long you don’t stop.”
– Confucius

ethos 5
Mastery

“A man who has attained mastery of an art reveals it in his every action.”

– Gogen Yamaguchi.

ethos 6
Alignment

In true budo we seek to be one with all things, to return to the heart of creation. The way of a Warrior is not to destroy and kill but to foster life, to continually create.

– Morihei Ueshiba

ethos 7
Clarity

“You can only fight the way you practice”

– Miyamoto Musashi

ethos 8
Purpose

“Live With a Peaceful Heart; Cultivate a Warrior’s Spirit

-Dan Millman