If you've never been exposed to the martial arts, the first thing you'll probably notice when you walk into a martial-arts school for the...
Systems and Styles
Sensei Hans Ingebretsen has been studying Danzan Ryu Ju Jitsu and Kodenkan Judo for 31 years, and holds the rank of Godan in Danzan...
Martial Arts Curriculum
British journalist, author, and political commentator Douglas Murray has spoken out against what he calls the “John Lennon response to terrorism.” "We remain stuck in...
Happenings Past and Present
My Self Defense Instructor
Jim Wagner my self-defense instructor: Impact weapons defense
Jim Wagner my self-defense instructor: Throwaway wallet in a robbery
Jim Wagner my self-defense instructor: Terrorist Hand Grenade Survival Technique
Jim Wagner my self-defense instructor: Zigzag run away from an Active Shooter
Jim Wagner my self-defense instructor: Playground Booby Traps
Kyusho and Chi
Chris Thomas is sometimes asked, "How come you aren't a regular columnist for Black Belt or some other magazine?" The answer is that he...
Hayashi Tomio, Shifu, (Chris Goedecke), is a career teacher of Okinawan Karate Do, 8th dan and headmaster of the Wind School of Karate Do...