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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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Moksu: Does It Actually Have A Martial Application?

Moksu (meditation) is often seen as just clearing the mind from the day’s ups and downs to prepare you for training. It does of course do that, but it can actually represent a lot more. Apart from just clearing the mind, when practiced regularly it can completely silence the mind allowing more clarity of thought and access to your intuition. Continue reading

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Front Kick Variations (Pros & Cons)

There are 2 main variations of the front kick; hips facing forward and hips side on (plus a number of sub-variations). Here we look at the pros and cons of each variation! Continue reading

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Bunkai Jutsu DVD’s Now Available As Downloads

My 2 DVD’s, INSIDE BASSAI DAI (kata and bunkai) and 10 KICKING TIPS (principles for better kicking) are now available for download, making them much cheaper and quicker to obtain. Find out what Geoff Thompson and Shihan Kousaku Yokota 8th Dan Shotokan Karate (and others) had so say about them. Continue reading

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Teenage Martial Artist Fights Off Would-Be Mugger

I was surprised to see in one of my regional papers today a story about a slightly-built unassuming 15 year old Taekwondo exponent who got the better of a would be mugger. So I thought I’d share it with you. Continue reading

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