As I return the classes to our real Sensei for teaching, I received several comments on how much the classes helped our "behaviorially changed" students. (I'm refering to children under 12 here) Several mothers came up to me listing many changes taking place for their kids- changes noticed by other family members and in school grades. Of coarse I was thrilled to hear of the kids improvements, and professed that that's one of those things that Uechi-ryu can do. Wait until they can complete a couple kata's! Just watch!
I'd really like to hear more about these kinds of improvements from some of the other school out there. I'm kind of surprised that more people aren't talking about their own personal spiritual and or emotional growth while and because of practicing Uechi. It may seem to be a rather personal thing to talk about- but karate is a personal thing. We are all reaching out and learning how to protect "our personal selves"
Anyone care to comment on how it's helped them- or mention comments they've received from teaching?
Let's share the spiritual side too- not just the physical benefits!