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About Nicklaus Suino
For over three decades, thousands of people have become more centered, happier, and more successful with Nick’s guidance. He has been called “one of the leading martial arts instructors in North America,” but his influence radiates far beyond the dojo. He has made it his life’s mission to learn the fundamental principles of success in many different fields, apply them, and share them with people.
Author of ten books, including THE FLYWHEEL, LOOK UP! and BUDO MIND AND BODY (named “Essential Gear” by Black Belt Magazine), Nick has helped transform professionals, business owners, athletes, martial artists, and ordinary people with his presentations, group training and coaching. His book PRACTICE DRILLS FOR JAPANESE SWORDSMANSHIP spent many weeks as the #1 selling title in the Fencing Books category on Amazon.
Nick owns all or part of successful businesses in diverse fields like martial arts, marketing, publishing and law. He has been honored by the University of Michigan–Dearborn as “Mentor of the Year”; by the Bluewater Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo for advancing entrepreneurship; and by the International Martial Arts Federation for supporting traditional Japanese budo. He and his work have been featured in a wide range of publications, including Black Belt Magazine, The ANN Magazine, and the Journal of Asian Martial Arts.
He’s taught self-defense and empowerment to hundreds of men, women, girls and boys. Nick and his teams have a commitment to support worthwhile causes – it’s an essential part of their mission. They’ve donated to dozens of organizations in the past decade, including Fisher House of Michigan, Boy Scouts of America, Alzheimer’s Association, SafeHouse of Ann Arbor, Center for Independent Living, and Wounded Warrior Project.
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Budo is about learning more than how to fight; true budo is a way of seeking and uncovering meaning in life. Here, Nicklaus Suino, one of the leading iaido teachers in North America, gives expert advice on how to get the most from training in traditional Japanese martial arts such as iaido, kendo, aikido, judo, kyudo, and karate-do. He reveals the essential components of budo training, including how to:
• determine the principles behind techniques
• develop physical strength, technical strength and strength of character
• discipline your mind to really focus and be in the present moment
Is there a disconnect between where you are right now and where you wish you could be if just a few more things went right?
Do you keep feeling that things really, truly could be better?
If you’re like most people, there are probably a few things about your life that you’d like to change. Maybe there are a lot of things you’d change! It can be challenging and exhausting to get up, day after day, and keep facing the same kinds of problems over and over.
Wouldn’t it be refreshing to find a path to solving at least some of the things that keep you from living the life you want, finding the love you want, or leaving your mark on the world the way you believe you’re here on earth to do?
Read LOOK UP! for inspiration and action to help you get started on the path to your highest calling!