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Fight Times

Fight Times, Fight Game e-Magazine. Fight Times features a free online magazine dedicated to the martial arts, boxing, wrestling, combat sports, self defense and...

The Limitless Spirit of the Martial Arts

In the early 1970s Marilyn Fierro found herself pursuing a way of life that was supposed to be closed to women - the martial...

Muay Thai Kawila

“Ten in a row on each side.” Said the coach. If he had been talking about punches I might have been OK. But it was...

Living the Martial Way

Forrest E. Morgan is the author of Living The Martial Way, a step-by-step approach to applying the Japanese warrior's mind set to martial training...

Sensei Ryan Speaks Out Saying YOSHI or Let’s Go!

Sensei Ryan Speaks Out Saying about Yoshi which in Japanese means "Let's go" or "I'm going to do this now." It's a way to get...

Inside U: How to Become a Master of Your Own Destiny

Inside U is an incredibly moving, engrossing, and almost-mythological tale of how one man endured the highest of highs and the lowest of lows...

Sincerely Accept a Compliment

It is Important to Sincerely Accept a Compliment As a martial arts instructor, I have had the privilege of working with a lot of students...

Empty Hand Revolution: The Unfinished Life of Cosmo Zimik

The war defines the warrior. Born into a tribal war with India, trained as a Black Belt and street fighter from the age of nine,...

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...

Dale Kahoun’s Do Now Harm Martial Arts Teaching Philosophy

It takes greater skill to capture an opponent and neutralize them than to harm or kill them. The choices of course are circumstantial. To say...

Filipino Martial Arts Digest Mini Issues

USAdojo.com shares Steven K. Dowd's FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS DIGEST MINI ISSUES with our readers. FMA Digest provides articles, information, events, news, seminars, techniques, and more...

Twenty-First Century Martial Arts

I’m a firm believer of growth and evolution. I’m not talking about the Darwinian concept of evolution but the evolution of growth and change...

Recollections of the Early Days of Aikido Great Britain

In 1957, I (Henry Ellis) was studying Judo and Karate at the Abbe School of Budo at the "Hut" in Hillingdon, Middlesex, a suburb...

Master Aaron Banks and Old School . . . Osu

It is 1993, the vision of the Sport Karate Museum was already in my head and Johnny Kuhl had given me Master Aaron Bank's...

Be Water My Friend: The Early Years of Bruce Lee

Be Water My Friend: The Early Years of Bruce Lee is written by Ken Mochizuki and illustrated by Dom Lee. Before Bruce Lee became an...

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...

The Evolution of Karate-do

Today there are four main styles of karate-do in Japan and they include Goju-ryu, Shorin-ryu, Shotokan, and Wado-ryu. Bodhidharma also known as known as "Daruma"...

Amazing Muay Thai Camp in a Village in Krabi

“Muay” means to “Fight” and “Thai” is Thailand and “Muay Thai” comes from “Muay Boran” which is Thailand’s ancient fighting defense system that has...

What is Traditional Karate?

The title of this article is "What is Traditional Karate?" And that may seem like a strange question for a traditional karateka to ask!...

The Elephant and the Blind Students

Once upon a time there were three blind students, who were martial artists.  Each of them diligently studied their styles of fighting and each...