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Waxing On
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Putting Martial Arts mysteries into perspective through analysis and training. And other stuff...
Putting Martial Arts mysteries into perspective through analysis and training. And other stuff...

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My take on Karate Ni Sente Nashi

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Karate Ni Sente Nashi There is no first attack in Karate. Funakoshi performing Naihanchi Shodan.     I've written about this topic, in passing, in a few articles so far; but I thought it would be a good idea to create a separate post to directly address thi...

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Shotokan Karate: What Happened?

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Shotokan Karate: What Happened?          Gichin Funakoshi was a school teacher and Karate student from Okinawa, who introduced Karate to Japan and the world.  You and I are talking about Karate because of Funakoshi, and Funakoshi alone.  Kano invented belts...

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Some lessons I've learned from Bogu Kumite...

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Some lessons I've learned  from Bogu Kumite Kenwa Mabuni and Ryzaemon Matsuwara  practicing Bogu Kumite.      The importance of training as realistically as possible cannot be overstated.  Experiencing the techniques we are practicing being applied to us is...

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5th Uchinanchu Festival Karate and Kobudo Exchange at the Budokan in Okinawa, 2011 Okinawa Prefectural BUDOKAN Arena, Naha.        If you happen to know who the performers are and any other information, please comment on the Youtube videos and I will update...

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A collection of videos from the 5th Uchinanchu Festival in Okinawa Japan, 2011 Karate Kobudo Exchange.

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What all martial artists can learn from Ashida Kim
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