Category Archives: kung fu

Martial Arts Retreat for the Faithful!

Newsletter 831 Monkeyland Plans! Good morning! Another fine day, perfect for a workout! Let’s talk about Monkeyland. For those of you new to the newsletter, Monkeyland is the name of the place where I set up a retreat where people … Continue reading

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Martial Artist Handles Violent Pervert!

Newsletter 829 Puttin’ Down the Creeps with Martial Arts! Good Afternoon! Heck, GREAT AFTERNOON! And a workout is what makes it great. A workout makes you stronger, mentally sharper, calms you down, makes a better you. Got an interesting email … Continue reading

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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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Here’s How You Test for Black Belt in Karate!

Newsletter 815 ~ Sign up now on the Free Books page! New Karate Black Belt Good morning! Wonderful morning. I just did a whole bunch of forms, I feel like a million. Hey, there’s lots of stuff happening, so let me … Continue reading

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Should You or Should You Not Do Kick Boxing

Is Kick Boxing a Good Sport? The exact history of Kick Boxing is pretty easily explained. Boxing was the sport of gentlemen for hundreds of years, backed up by Marquis of Queensberry rules, and promoted to popular acclaim and lots … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee Would turn Over in his Grave

…if he wasn’t laughing outright! The one thing that gets me concerning the Martial Arts, and it shouldn’t, but it does, are ads like the one right below. I Couldn’t Believe I Froze Up … What’s Really Ridiculous Is That … 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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The Zen Simplicity of Martial Arts

To Be or Not to Be in the Martial Arts To the beginner the martial arts, and this includes Karate, Kung Fu, Aikido, Tai Chi Chuan, and all other martial disciplines, can be less than simple. There is simply an overwhelm … Continue reading

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How Protective Gear Ruined the Martial Arts

Protective Gear Makes You hit Harder Speaking of martial arts protective gear, I was there when it was first introduced. This was about 1968, I was an instructor at a Chinese Kenpo school, and the school owner came out and … 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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