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The Day I Was Saved by Grand Master Jhoon Rhee

When Grand Master Jhoon Rhee heard of my endeavor with the Sports Karate Museum almost 20 years ago, he sent me personal autograph pictures...

Some Gave it All: Through the Fire of the Vietnam War

Some Gave it All: Through the Fire of the Vietnam War is based on an incredible true story, of a young Marine who must...

British Jujutsu Pioneers

Possession of profound knowledge is of great value. Katsu Kaishu (1823-1899) While researching the history of martial arts, I am often impressed by the sustained dedication...

Choosing the Best Martial Arts School for Your Children and You

This is a very in depth look at choosing the best martial arts school for your children and for you. Linda Davis-Kyle has done...

Tea Money

While writing the biography of a deceased international Asian megastar whose death was ruled an accident, a former street reporter battles a powerful Asian...

Protecting Your Child Against Sexual Abuse in a Martial Arts Environment

Today, more than ever before, we are hearing about cases of sexual harassment and sexual abuse committed in just about every profession, by notable...

Remembering Beginnings: My Blue Belt Test and Sport Karate

My Blue Belt Test At today's test for my Blue Belt, we were introduced to Sport Karate point fighting and let me tell you it...

Beyond the Physical By Richard Kim

Over 320 topics discussed by a man sometimes known as the Pied Piper of Martial Arts Richard "Biggie" Kim. Health, Ethics, Code Of Bushido,...

HONOR in Judo and in Life

Virtue is the fount whence honor springs. ~ Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) A salient feature of the samurai’s code of conduct was honor. Usually regarded as...

Parallel Development of Chinese and Western Wrestling

Since the birth of the human race, people have wrestled. Over the millennia, wrestling has developed from a base form of animalistic fighting to...

Balance and Discipline

You can never be too rich or to thin. We’ve all heard that old saying before. Of course, it’s a ridiculous thing to say. There’s...

Shots Fired by Joseph B. Walker

Joseph B. Walker, a retired police lieutenant is also known as Joey Walker, the karate champion and martial arts instructor. In his book, Shots Fired,...

The Budokwai Centennial

January 26, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Budokwai, also known as GK House, by Gunji Koizumi in 1918. The...

How to Determine A Fraudulent Martial Arts Instructor

by Christian Whitney ~ This is a controversial issue. Many websites on the Internet have articles regarding how best to spot a fraudulent instructor. A...

How Martial Arts Helps Flat Feet

Flat Feet – Pes Planus A Flat or lowered foot is commonly seen in small children. According to the research, 55% of children from the...

LOYALTY in Judo and in Life

Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable, than loyalty. Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC) After having lived in Japan for some time, one comes to...