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Kung Fu By Osmosis or Martial Arts Training From Videos and...

Flip open any martial-arts trade magazine, and you’ll find page upon page of ads for merchants selling instructional books and videos. Learn the ancient...

Funakoshi: The Gift of Karate

My favorite Gichin Funakoshi quote is: “Everything you encounter is an aspect of karate: find the marvelous truth there.” Did he say “everything?” Wow! I...

Systems and Styles

Rebirth of the Ancient Sport of Sikaran

FILIPINOS, before the arrival of the Spaniards, had their own sports. Notable among these were, Patintero (no word in English) Tago Taguan (hide and...

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AMPD Magazine Video Interviews

AMPD Magazine is a lifestyle magazine that shows the beauty of martial arts with coverage of professional martial arts events, promoters, fighters, coaches, and masters of the arts.

Not Forgotten

Katsuoh Yamamoto and Yoshukai Karate

Katsuoh Yamamoto was a 10th degree Black Belt and the Founder of Yoshukai Karate.  He was born on July 10, 1938 and at 12...

The Real Helms From Bloodsport, Jim McCunn, Dies

Today, July 21, 2017, the world has lost Jim McCunn, another shadow warrior whose bravery and contribution to the worlds of intelligence, martial arts,...

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Offended??? of·fend·ed: resentful or annoyed, typically as a result of a perceived insult. Have you ever known someone that is easily offended...Someone that practically looks for reasons...

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The Third Jihad

The Third Jihad is not a film about Islam. It is about the threat of radical Islam. In 2015 only a small percentage of the World's 1.8...

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Hayashi Tomio | Chris Goedecke

Hayashi Tomio, Shifu, (Chris Goedecke), is a career teacher of Okinawan Karate Do, 8th dan and headmaster of the Wind School of Karate Do...
Chris Thomas Pressure Points

Redundancy in Martial Arts Techniques Makes for Success in a Fight

Back in 1997, DKI member and physician Chaz Terry helped set up a small investigatory study of pressure point techniques which was conducted at...

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Two hours of interviews and perspectives with yesterday’s and today’s top traditional martial artists, UFC fighters, and Action Martial Arts Stars.

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One of the top martial arts podcasts on the web featuring interviews, featuring practitioners of karate, taekwondo, kung fu, aikido and more.