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Emotional Content In Martial Arts And An Interesting Experiment

Being involved in a real fight or self protection incident can be very emotional charged. Bruce famously made the point that we should have “emotional content” in the his film Enter The Dragon”. But what emotions should we have and why? Continue reading

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Alone with myself – How Karate changed my life

This is the story of how a somebody suffered a debilitating stroke at just 6 years of age and his struggle to overcome many challenges; physical, emotional, mental and even just getting a perspective on life. It details the enormous role that karate played in his recovery. It is a fascinating read from a truly inspiring individual which really does sum up what martial arts are all about. Continue reading

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Joint Applied Karate Seminar (John Johnston & Iain Abernethy)

I little while ago I attended this Joint Applied Karate seminar with 2 of the worlds best names in the business; John Johnston & Iain Abernethy. Here are some brief notes from that day. Continue reading

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Interview With Master Ray Gayle, 8th Dan Tae Kwon Do

Interview with Master Ray Gayle, Chairman of the Professional Unification of Martial Arts, 8th Dan Taekwondo, former British & European champion and a great advocate of martial arts for personal and spiritual development. Continue reading

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Review: When The Fight Goes To The Ground (Jiu Jitsu Strategies & Tactics For Self-Defense)

A review of Lori O’Connell’s excellent new book, When The Fight Goes To The Ground. Lori is a 5th Dan Can Ryu Jiu Jitsu. Continue reading

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