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Donald Miskel's Perspective

Donald Miskel shares his perspective on marital arts and more in his articles on USAdojo.com.

Martial Art Snobbery

Our nation was built out of protest of class and cast systems. One class being better than another and such similar ideas. We are...

Pit Bull Kung Fu

Many systems of kung fu were developed by mimicking various animals. maybe I should create a style of American kung fu. Maybe I’ll call...

The Courage of Self: Be Who You Are and Strive To...

Be who you are and strive to become your best with that as a foundation. With a good foundation there’s no limit to what you...

The Black Dragon Fighting Society Has Come of Age

I absolutely adore children. Next to women I think that children are one of God’s best inventions. Infants, babies, toddlers and children; I love...

Martial Arts Mastery Requires Time, Effort and Experience

I just got home from teaching my Saturday morning martial art class. Everything hurts. My orthopedic surgeon and my pain management doctor warn me...

The Martial Arts Police

Who made certain of us the martial arts police is a mystery to me, but some of us seem to have assumed that position. I...

The Deadliest Man Alive (Getting Over Ourselves)

Personally I think I’m on the deadliest man alive list. My natural ability, my conditioning, my physical prowess and my superior training puts me...

Renshi, Shihan, Hanshi (Oh My)

There are teachers, sensei and masters out there in every shape size and variety. They teach some of anything and everything an aspiring martial...

The Difference Between a ‘Do’ and a ‘Jitsu’

Not very original and bordering on plagiarism but that’s me in spades. I’m a bad mutha (shut your mouth!) but I’m talking about Donn...

Bruce Tegner Demystified The Martial Arts

The martial arts are my passion. When I was a youth I proclaimed that, “karate is my life”. I’ve since grown past that kind...

Sand Fu: Building Without the Proper Foundation

Yeah, I know. I can almost hear you complaining, “Sand fu, here he goes again with those ridiculous titles”. If you’ll be kind enough...

Your Knowledge Is Your Legacy – Pass It On

Where ever you may be in your life you have your knowledge, wisdom and past experience. The word of God says that, “It’s better to...

Forging the Sword – Body Mind Spirit

We are triune in our being. We are body mind spirit. The wise martial artist will be holistic in his approach, considering his whole...

Martial Arts Ramblings . . .

Thank you for listening to the martial arts rambling of an old man. I appreciate your patience. Like many my age my martial arts...

Martial Arts Ethics

It comes as no surprise to anyone who knows me and who chances to read any of my essays or articles that I am...

Learning Through Failure

In all honesty, I might not be the one to write this particular study. I actually feel hypocritical in doing so. I am not...

Martial Arts Effectiveness

It is my belief that the martial art has to be tailored to reflect the need of the times we live in. The one...

A Tribute To Dana Stamos

Dana Stamos exemplifies what being a woman used to mean. She’s kind and gentle. Loving and patient. She’s maternal enough to want to nurture and...

Training In The Nojo

I learned what I know of focus, form and function in the dojo, but I learned to fight in the streets; in the nojo. No,...

We Have Your Best Interest at Heart

We at USAdojo.com have only the best interest of martial artists and the martial arts community at heart. I am a minister first and a...