Tag Archives: aikido

Magician Martial Arts…Now You See Him, Now You Don’t…

Newsletter 796 Moving Your Body Faster than the Eye Can See Good morning! It’s a balmy day out here in LA, absolutely perfect for working out. You just let the wind push you into the next move. Hey, here’s something … Continue reading

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Breathless Martial Arts…Empty Karate…Silent Aikido

The Value of Silence in the Martial Arts Karate, Gung Fu, Taekwondo…no matter what martial art…they need silence to grow. My first hint of this was the ‘empty’ in Empty Hands, which is the literal translation of Karate. Empty hands, … Continue reading

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Real Aikido and the Fight with Beavis and Butthead

The Case for Real Aikido I practice real Aikido, and the rest of the world doesn’t. Don’t you just love a knucklehead statement like that? I mean, the fellow who makes it has broken rule number one: he thinks he … Continue reading

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Real Aikido and the Fight with Beavis and Butthead

The Case for Real Aikido I practice real Aikido, and the rest of the world doesn’t. Don’t you just love a knucklehead statement like that? I mean, the fellow who makes it has broken rule number one: he thinks he … Continue reading

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Cheesy Internet Ads and the Martial Arts!

Unlock the Inner you through…Martial Arts? Speaking of Martial Arts, I just read an ad, one of those cheesy internet ads, about unlocking the inner you. You’re only using 10% of your brain, and wouldn’t it be wonderful if you … Continue reading

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New Master Instructor!

A New Master Instructor, Plus… Why We Study So Many Martial Arts… Happy first day of the week! Happy first workout of the week! Make it a good one, lose yourself in it, and your whole week will glow. True. … Continue reading

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Martial Arts Gun Control Advice

Martial Arts and Good Points of Gun Control I haven’t done much gun training, know only a little about gun control, so when my wife asked me about it I had to rely on what I’d heard and basic martial … Continue reading

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How to Make a Better Martial Art Weapon

What is the Best Martial Art Weapon I’m always fascinated by martial art weapons. It’s so nice to think that you can stand back and defend yourself without ever getting your hands dirty. The problem is that I don’t like … Continue reading

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Change Your Martial Art into Light Gung Fu

Light Gung Fu Can Be Made Out of Any Martial Art It’s true, Light Gung Fu can be made out of any martial art you study, and that includes Karate, Silat, Aikido, whatever! In fact, it is incredibly easy! All you … Continue reading

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In Karate Pain Can Work For You!

In Karate Pain is Not Necessarily Bad! Karate pain might be good, and it might be bad. It depends on the circumstances. I know, we’ve all heard the saying, ‘No pain, no gain,’ but that isn’t what this is all … Continue reading

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