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Learning Martial Arts By Video

Traditional martial artists frequently scoff at the idea of learning martial arts by video, arguing that you need a live instructor to guide you...

Bruce Lee’s Fighting Method: The Complete Edition

Vividly illustrating the techniques of a legendary innovator, Bruce Lee's Fighting Method: The Complete Edition is a defining examination explaining how to survive attacks...

More Questions To Ask When Choosing a Martial Arts School

Looking for martial arts schools in your area. Visit the Martial Arts Schools Directory There are many questions to be asked when you are choosing...

Ron Chapel SubLevel Tactical Kenpo™

In 1959 Ron Chapél began his study of Five Animal Gung Fu, along with Douglas Wong, under Grandmaster Ark Yuey Wong. In 1963, Ron...

Antonio Graceffo Books

Warrior Odyssey Warrior Odyssey, Antonio Graceffo's book, chronicles his first seven years in Asia, traveling from country to country, studying martial arts. The book contains...

Eating Mindfully

Eating Mindfully refers to eating in a calm, slow, deliberate way. What exactly is eating mindfully? Believe it or not, you have practiced eating mindfully plenty...

Dave Kovar’s Daily Five Points of Focus

Dave Kovar's Daily Five Points of Focus Keep my center. Value my relationships. Know where I am going. Have a plan to get there. If I fall, get right...

Setting Goals: Begin With The End In Mind

Sun Tzu wrote, "If you know yourself and know your opponent you will be victorious 100 battles out of 100 encounters.' The civilian comes...

Kung Fu Panda and the Brooklyn Monk

“Your training is a lonely war.” When you train, you battle yourself. You wrestle your internal demons forcing your mind and body to bend. We...

Martial Arts Definitions K

Kabuto: The helmet worn by the Japanese samurai. It was made of iron or lacquered leather, and was secured to the head by a series...

Never Quit: The Journey of a Million Miles

Never Quit: The Journey of a Million Miles is a story of turbulence, triumph and hope. Passionate, provocative and inspiring. This book will make...

The Art and the Way By Robert Hunt

The Art and the Way By Robert Hunt begins in the 15th century when a young Okinawan boy is initiated into the martial arts of...

Thou shall not kill . . .

You have heard the commandment, "Thou shall not kill." With few exceptions, however, most major modern translations, and all Jewish translations of the original...

Tai Chi Chuan

Speak to your friends who do Karate or Tae Kwon Do about Tai Chi Chuan and they will tell you it is a slow...

Martial Arts Definitions J

Jeet Kune Do: (Cantonese) “Way of the intercepting fist.” A collection of basic mental and physical concepts, observations of combat maneuvers, and philosophies of attitude...

Kun Tao

The Philippines, as with any Asian country, has had a long, hard history with certain aspects of its culture and values similar to other...

A Brooklyn Monk Trains Burmese Boxing

Antonio Graceffo Trains Burmese Boxing An old man slapped me under the chin with the palm of his hand. My head whipped back, and I saw...

Taekwondo, Taekwon-do, Tae Kwon-do, Tae Kwon Do

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art and the national sport of South Korea. In Korean, tae means "to strike or break with foot"; kwon...

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...

Sensei Ryan Speaks Out About How to Change Your Attitude

In this video, Sensei Ryan Speaks out and explains how to use physiology and the Rule of 3 to change your attitude when something bad happens to...