Monthly Archives: April 2010
Bruce Lee referred to the way that many martial artists train as “organized despair”. When many people still train katas/forms/patterns without really understanding the practical applications, does kata really serve any purpose. Continue reading
Professor Rick Clark is a specialist in applying pressure points using techniques from the katas/patterns. He has a very good understanding of both Japanese/Okinawan katas as well as Korean. When you see his qualifications, you’ll understand why: 8th Dan Ryukyu … Continue reading
This is one of my favourite TKD clips from Jason Burgess, 5th Dan TKD, from the Ch’ang Hon Wells TKD club. It is a demonstration of various applications given at the 2008 GTI Open. His website is www.professionalmartialarts.co.uk.
Clips from Matthew Sylvester, author of Practical TaeKwonDo: Bact To The Roots. Continue reading