Guest Author ~ Isaiah Gathings Sr.

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The Book of Six Tenets: Martial Arts and Life shares traditional martial arts principles with readers and explores how these tenets can be applied to everyday life. Each chapter shares the philosophical principles of martial arts, encouraging readers to take a closer look at their own inner characteristics.

Six Tenets is layered with knowledge and insight, written by a martial artist who has had many years to hone his practice. Every chapter shares the author’s personal experiences, providing a better understanding of each tenet’s practical use and application. Six Tenets is for you, whether your goals are found in the business-world, sports, or other paths; anyone can reach deep within themselves to draw on their inner power and achieve mastery in life—Six Tenets can show you how.


About the Author:


Isaiah Gathings Sr.

Isaiah Gathings Sr. is an accomplished martial artist and has garnered much notoriety in the martial arts community. Isaiah has been training in the martial arts for over twenty-two years. He has cross trained in many different martial arts styles-Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, Muay Thai Kickboxing, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to name a few.

Isaiah is the founder of the widely respected art “Soo Do Thai” which blends three martial arts styles together into one effective system (Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, and Muay Thai Kickboxing). He currently holds a 7th degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, and a 4th level brown belt in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

He has competed in various competitions around the world, from sport karate, to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, to Mixed Martial Arts (M.M.A.) and in 2008, Isaiah was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall Of Fame.

Isaiah owns and operates the Academy Of Soo Do Thai, where he teaches his system of Soo Do Thai full time. He also teaches Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts classes to amateur and professional fighters.

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