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John A. Curley Books

John A. Curley books are written by a hard hitting private investigator and author who has obviously walked the streets he writes about and...

Is There Life in the Martial Arts After Old Age?

I have been on this martial art journey for about sixty one years. Since I didn’t start at birth most of you would have...

Hiro Hattori Novels by Susan Spann

Susan Spann is the award-winning author of the Hiro Hattori mystery novels, featuring ninja detective Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo. Susan began reading...

Life In Session: The Senior Master Bob White Story

Life In Session: The Senior Master Bob White Story is written by Bob White with Tom Bleeker. The book tells the story of Senior Master...

The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Game Plan: How to develop a BJJ...

The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Game Plan: How to develop a BJJ Game is a how to guide that basic, intermediate and advanced Brazilian Jiu...

The Lady and the Samurai

The Lady and the Samurai Short Story is a kindle eBook on Amazon.com and will soon be out in paperback! The Lady and the Samurai...

Leading Edge Threat Mitigation Courses By Joseph B. Walker

Leading Edge Threat Mitigation Courses are taught by Joseph B. Walker. We teach seminars, offer corporate and business training and teach in public, private...

Taijiquan Memories

These are my taijiquan memories from 2003, when I took my first, and probably best, trip to San Francisco. I was able to afford...

Mastery in the Martial Arts

Lately events have led me to reflect on the nature of mastery and what it means. Life can be a humbling experience. I’ve been finding...

Women’s Judo

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu When compared to the men’s events, the...

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...

Greed and Fear: The Galanis Crime Family

A life long martial artist, Derek Meyer Galanis, has told his story in a book called Greed and Fear: The Galanis Crime Family. The triumph...