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An Example of No Martial Art

Newsletter 988 Martial Arts Changing Over the Last 50 Years When I began martial arts, back in 1967, things were different. At this point you expect me to say something to the effect of… we were more ‘dedicated,’ we were … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee Actually Killed Himself!

Newsletter 977 How Bruce Lee Died One of the biggest questions I get, year after year year, is how did Bruce Lee die. At first I didn’t know. I searched through all the theories, his family was cursed, he was … Continue reading

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Be Formless, Said Bruce Lee, and Here’s How…

Newsletter 976 How Bruce Lee Became Formless There is a quote by Bruce Lee… “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it … Continue reading

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Release of New Book linking Five Different Martial Arts

Newsletter 959 New Book Release! The Book of Five Arts Just released a new book: ‘The Book of Five Arts’ The title idea comes from Myamoto Musashi’s ‘Book of Five Rings.’ In this book I detail the exact sequence of … Continue reading

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Do Real Martial Arts by Breaking the Law!

Newsletter 948 How to Break the Law! So, the mean, nasty little secret, why and how I break the law. Let me set this up, first. You ever see ‘Little Big Man?’ It’s a movie with Dustin Hoffman, came out … Continue reading

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A Punch of Belief, Not Effort

Newsletter 942 The Punch That is NOT a Punch! I’ve probably thrown a few million punches in my life. 50 years times 365 days (and yes, I do work out EVERY day!) multiplied by as little as 100 punches (and … Continue reading

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A Question About Terrorism and the Martial Arts

The Martial Arts Question of a Terrorist! I get tired of hearing about school bullies, secret fighting techniques, and which martial art is best, especially when the real problem is one terrorist, one bomb, and you’ve only got time for … Continue reading

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How to Make Karate into Tai Chi Chuan

Can you use Tai Chi to Learn Karate? First, comes the question, why would anybody want to make karate into tai chi chuan? Lots of reasons, actually. First, learning how to do Karate Tai Chi style opens the doors for … Continue reading

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Big Books on How to be a Professional Martial Arts Instructor…

Newsletter 872 Final Word on Professional Martial Arts Instructor Happy Sunday morning! I find sunday work outs to be so spiritual. But any day of the week, I can get spiritual by doing a form. You simply get into your … 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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