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Articles relating to martial arts uniforms, gear and products for those training in the martial arts.

Why use Rattan Escrima Sticks?

Most blade based martial arts have included wooden swords as part of their training. The samurai had oak training swords called “bokken” and european swordsman...

How to Tie a Martial Arts Belt, Fold a Uniform and...

Here are videos that will help you learn traditional ways a to tie a martial arts belt and fold a karate gi for different...

Jim Wagner Reality-Based Training Tool

Have you ever heard this argument during knife training before? The attacker swears, “I cut you! You would have been dead!” Then the defender says, “No...

The Tradition of Folding the Gi

Traditions in every aspect of life are extremely important. They not only give direction to the culture; they uphold the values and reason for...

Naihanchi’s Mook Jong Drills – Karate’s Hidden Wooden Dummy Techniques

Naihanchi or Tekki kata is one of several traditional Chinese-Okinawan karate katas whose origins have been lost over the centuries. While the Naihanchi kata...

Look for Genuine HIGH GEAR Suits

Last night we received this letter from Tony Blauer about the recent rash of HIGH GEAR knock offs. Tony conceived HIGH GEAR to not...

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...