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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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Self Protection: A Lesson From My Student

How some quick thinking by my student got a much larger thug to back of. Good example of self protection. Continue reading

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