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Folding Knives Are A Lethal Force Option

Recently, I spent two days in a fantastic class learning the less than sophisticated art of using a “tactical” folding knife in a potentially...

The Japanese Samurai Fountain of Youth

Your Fountain of Youth is well within your grasp...let me help you see it more clearly. My 60 plus years on this planet includes two...

Quest For The Truth: The Origin of Tang Soo Do’s Forms

Hwang Kee, founder of Tang Soo Do, claimed to have brought the art's Pyong Ahn forms back from China in the 1930s. That was...

Jiyrandori and the Unification of Jiujitsu Disciplines by the Kodokan

Introduction Under bujitsu, it is basic criterion to question actual fighting performance capabilities as equal to its ability. The goal of this article is to...

Coming to Grips with Champion Mark Kerr

Wrestling champion turned K.A.F. No Holds Bar competitor Mark Kerr has come to grips with one of the toughest sports in the world.  At...

Taisabaki No Kata – The Body Movements of Form

By Dr. William Durbin ~ It has been acknowledged by most authorities, at least those who actually train in traditional martial arts, that Kata is...

Discovering Bunkai in Kata

By Bill Burgar ~ Today kata are practiced for a variety of reasons. Some people use them as good exercise, some to practice technique,...

Martial Arts Injuries: Fighting Father Time

Anyone who doesn’t believe that a professional martial artist is in the same league with other high caliber athletics only has to look at...