Soke Joe Droual is a long-time martial arts instructor from New York. His background includes karate, jiu-jitsu, Kobudo and kung fu.
Soke Joe Droual – Episode 151
The master teacher is the master student, and we’re always learning. And I think that that ties in with the martial arts community realizing that their whole lifetime is learning something that is very old, the traditions are showing respect and kindness to everybody and to themselves. Self-development and that is actually, that grounding and that respect, I think, is at the heart of all martial arts.
Soke Joe Droual comes to us from Long Island, New York. A long-time practitioner and instructor, Soke Joe has dedicated his life to martial arts – and you can hear it in his words. On today’s episode, we hear why Soke Joe Droual continues to train after so many years, why martial arts is like music and his views on the personal development side of martial arts.
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Movies – Expendables, Seven Samurai
Actor – Bruce Lee
Books – Art of War, The Book of Five Rings
On today’s episode, we discussed the New York City Guardian Angels. You can read more about the organization here.