Thursday, July 21, 2016


KAIZEN is a Japanese business philosophy that describes the mindset of always striving to make gradual and steady progress. This is one of the reasons Japan's economy became so strong after World War II.
Great Black Belt Champions are really modern day KAIZEN WARRIORS, because they are always aiming to improve their knowledge, their skills and their conditioning. They are always seeking the next level of progress and growth.

The ancient Samurai Warrior were well known for their practice of KAIZEN. A constant effort to improve their fighting skills and abilities, empty hand combat, weaponry, horsemanship and any other areas that could make them more effective and increase their odds of victory in the battlefield. Any improvements, even tiny little incremental gains could save their lives in the various situations they may encounter.

KAIZEN can easily be applied in modern times, especially in the dojo. By engulfing this philosophy, it will allow all of us to continue to enjoy and share the many benefits of a positive, progressive and well-disciplined learning environment. Anyone can become a KAIZEN WARRIOR, provided they are truly committed to making steady improvements, in every aspect of their life. Becoming a great Black Belt Champion in and out of the dojo leads to becoming a better overall person. When this happens…everyone Wins!

Think about one or two areas you could improve that could really make a difference in your progress and growth. Once you pinpoint these, you need to set a goal to take immediate action until you make it habit.

Then you repeat the process again and again until the process become habit.

This is how your become a modern day KAIZEN WARRIOR.

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