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whistlekick Martial Arts Radio

Mar 8, 2021

Hanshi Patrick McCarthy is a Martial Arts practitioner, instructor, and director of the International Ryukyu Karate Research Society (IRKRS).

You can tell people anything, but you can’t make anyone do anything. I think the idea of showing somebody how to learn seems to be more fruitful in the long run that telling, explaining, or offering what to learn.

I think that role for a teacher or a mentor, if you are trying to empower someone, it’s kind of nice to let them discover for themselves with a little bit of coaching.

Hanshi Patrick McCarthy - Episode 586

With years and years of Martial Arts experience acquired directly from the descendants of the Okinawan Martial Arts in Okinawa, Japan, our guest today needs no introduction. Hanshi Patrick McCarthy, a Canadian who migrated to Japan in the 1980s then presently in Australia, is a pillar of the Traditional Martial Arts having written a lot of books about it such as the Classical Kata of Okinawan Karate, Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts: Volumes 1 & 2, and many others. In this epic episode, Hanshi Patrick McCarthy delivers an astounding revelation of his journey in the Arts and most importantly, the wisdom that he acquired through years of training. Listen to learn more!

Show Notes

In this episode, we mentioned Bas Rutten, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris Bill “Superfoot” Wallace

Get Hanshi Patrick McCarthy’s books on Amazon