Monthly Archives: July 2011

Interview with Shihan Kousaku Yokota, 8th Dan Shotokan Karate

A wonderfully frank and and open interview with Shihan Kousaku Yokota, 8th Dan Shotokan Karate about his fears on the direction of mainstream Karate, practical kata bunkai, his new book “Shotokan Myths” and more. Continue reading

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True Martial Arts Spirit . . . . And He’s Only 11!

A boy who had to learn to walk and talk again after a brain tumour is now heading for a black belt in tae kwon do. Continue reading

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Do You Have A Monkey Mind?

Do you have a “monkey mind”?
What is the “monkey mind”, and how can you overcome it? Continue reading

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Review: A Killing Art – The Untold History of Tae Kwon Do

This book goes into a detailed history of TaeKwonDo and uncovers many of the myths behind the creation of TaeKwonDo along with the in-fighting and power struggles of the senior masters. A must read for any TKD practitioner. Continue reading

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Review Of Karate Depot Elite Heavyweight Gi

Every now and then, Karte Depot ask me to review something for them. This time they’ve sent me their elite heavyweight gi to try out and report on. Here’s what I thought. Continue reading

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