Each one starts karate with some particular reason: to be a good fighter, to keep in good physical shape, to protect himself. I wanted to become very strong when I first began. But karate training soon teaches that real strength is facing oneself, with severe eyes. This is the first condition of martial arts training. Therefore, everyone in SKA must be strong inwardly but quite gentle to others. As we train together, each contribution to a good atmosphere, let’s try to bring out that serious strong mentality from deep inside.