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Striving For Perfection: Combat Effectiveness And Spiritual Development

Most traditional martial arts place high importance on perfection of movement. Why should this be when real fighting is far from perfect. This post looks at the advantages of striving for perfection of movement both in terms of combat effectiveness and spiritual development. Continue reading

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Practical Kata Bunkai By Iain Abernethy

Iain Abernethy demonstrates some practical Karate kata bunkai Continue reading

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Differences Between Boxing Punch vs Traditional Martial Arts Punch

The differences and relative advantages/disadvantages of the a boxing punch compared with a traditional martial arts (Karate, Taekwondo, Kung Fu) punch. Continue reading

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Interview With Lori O’Connell, 5th Dan Jiu Jitsu And Author

5th Dan Jiu Jitsu expert and author Lori O’Connell talks about her experience in martial arts, self defence, her spiritual path and her new book in this great interview Continue reading

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Martial Arts In Times Of Peace

Martial arts tend to take on different meanings during times of peace compared to times of war and chaos. Is this a good or bad thing? Continue reading

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