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When is a Child Ready To Begin Martial Arts Training

A common question asked by parents considering enrolling their children in a martial arts class is how young a child can begin martial arts...

Is There a Caveman Lurking Inside You?

Our intuitive senses and instinctive reactions have been dulled by modern conveniences and "fingertip" technology. Society is also more "civilized", governed by laws and...

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The Djurus of Pentjak Silat

Silat is a term generally used to define the indigenous arts of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Southern Philippines, countries comprising a cast archipelago of...

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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.

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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,...

Professor Jigoro Kano

JUDO & EDUCATION Over a century ago, Japanese jujutsu men from various ryu or schools, often competed against one another and sometimes fought boxers and...

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Living Lessons – Leader of the Pack

I started martial arts training in Sacramento at "Arden Way's Self Defense School of Karate" in the early 1970's, under Hanshi Bruce Juchnik. And...

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Suicide Bomber 101

“Homicide Bombers will be the next wave of attacks in this country .” With the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon, we realize that Howard...

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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...
5 Dimensions of Kyusho

The 5 Dimensions of Kyusho

Evan Pantazi on the 5 Dimensions of Kyusho All Martial Artists work in 3 - 5 dimensions with the 4th & 5th being the more...

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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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Whistlekick Martial Arts Radio

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