Chapter 1

The Fighting Stance

Security Awareness


One of the first things that a new karate student must learn is the proper stance. This is the key to maintaining footing and being able to deliver the powerful punches, blocks and kicks as he improves.

In any organization, the cornerstone to building a safe workplace, or the proper stance and footing, is awareness of security issues. Security risks do have an impact on companies whether or not that impact is understood or even if leaders are not aware of the impact. Understanding how security integrates into the business is an ongoing process that should be part of all operational decisions. Increasing the focus on security starts at the top with the board of directors and at the C-level, ...

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