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New Book Combines Karate and Kung Fu

Newsletter 825 ~ Subscribe now! Tiger and Butterfly Martial Arts Book The new Martial Arts book is called ‘Tiger and Butterfly,’ and it’s pretty darned good. If you look at the title, and you have done any matrixing, then you … Continue reading

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Secret of Hitting REALLY Hard!

Newsletter 822 What is Behind a True Punch! The first time I ever actually hit someone I was shocked. I had trained for 20 years, and I actually had no idea what it was like to hit somebody for real. … Continue reading

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New Training Manual on Bruce Lee and Jeet Kune Do

Jeet Kune Do Training Manual! The name of the book is ‘Bruce Lee, Jeet Kune Do, and Neutronics.’ Written by Al Case, a martial artist with near fifty years experience in the martial arts, this book takes an outside viewpoint … Continue reading

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Ed Parker Admits Too Many Kenpo Techniques

Does Kenpo Have Too Many Techniques? This was forwarded to me  by the erudite Tom Jackson. It backs up matrixing, and really says the truth about Parker and the many techniques of Kenpo, and in PArker’s own quote! You’ll have … Continue reading

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How to Get the Perfect Martial Arts Body

Do These Things to Get the Perfect Martial Arts Body Some guy looks like an elephant, another guy looks like a twig, another guy is lifting weights like they are going out of style. Some guy is working on speed, … Continue reading

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The Real Meaning of Gung Fu

Gung Fu Ain’t Just Fighting Most people, especially the ones who don’t study the martial arts, and really especially the ones who really like to watch people beat each other up, think the term gung fu means how to fight, … Continue reading

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Should You Take a Gun to a Martial Arts Fight?

Gunfighters Take Second Place to Martial Arts Fighter! I get all sorts of emags, having to do with martial arts, of course, and prepping, and that includes a lot of knife and gun mags. Hey, guns ARE (regardless of what … Continue reading

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Advice to Martial Artists from a Mugger

Advice from a Mugger! Okay. I’m a mugger! Got to earn a living, and I usually earn it on shmucks like you. I simply come up behind you and conk you with a baseball bat and take all your money … Continue reading

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Chinese Hand as the Beginning of Karate

The Real Meaning of Chinese Hand in the Martial Arts Guest Blog by Alaric Dailey There are two words, that have very different meanings that are pronounced “karate”.  The first is 唐手, it means “Chinese hand”,  and it is the … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to have Perfect Martial Arts?

Chess and the First Move in the Martial Arts I recently wrote on article on ‘Beyond Western Muscles and the Martial Arts,’ and in that article I mentioned an idea I had come across many years ago: that in a … Continue reading

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