Becoming SAFE! By GM Kirk Koskella

Becoming SAFE! By GM Kirk Koskella This is an open letter to ALL Martial Artists, systems and styles. Who will join me in doing the same? Forget playing the blame game. This is ALL misdirection. It is time to stop blaming the police, the government, the NRA, and even the President for our children NOT being safe. It is time to stop looking to school officials, the Police, or even confronting democratic and republican ‘mistakes’ or presumed legislative inaction. It is time to STOP being afraid of going to school, the mall, amusement parks, and church, as some crazed killer is contemplating his fame by mass murder. We are unsafe because we have decided we are weak. We cannot overcome adversity ourselves. We have had our feelings hurt and need counseling. The difference in mental attitudes of our forefathers, fighting for freedom in the revolutionary war, WWII, and the Vietnam era, has been replaced by FEAR! Seowon Tigers Martial Arts The truism, “If you can do one thing, you can do anything” provides the solution. YOU can make a difference. The difference three young men made on a commuter train by protecting others. The family that protected itself from home invasion, staring death in the face, …and, the Coach who protected his students while losing his life. Stop saying how sorry we are when WE can make that difference. We [...]