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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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Formlessness as the End Result of the Martial Arts
Newsletter 987 How to Be Formless in the Martial Arts Bruce Lee talks about being formless. Zen teaches us to be formless. This idea of being formless permeates the martial arts, but what the heck is it, really? To be … Continue reading
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Use Martial Arts to Make Your Punch Ten Times Stronger!
Newsletter 984 The Easy Way to Punch Hard in the Martial Arts Most people don’t understand how easy the martial arts are. Take, for instance, a good karate punch. It will generate more power than any other punch in the … Continue reading
A Drill to Find the Soul of the Martial Arts
Newsletter 983 The Windows to the Soul of the Martial Arts I’ve talked about where you put your eyes before. So let me say it again, and give you a rather phenomenal martial arts drill. My first school, kenpo, held … Continue reading
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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Awareness is the Key to the True Martial Art
Newsletter 975 The True Martial Art of Awareness Got a student here, having a rough time with Tai Chi. When doing the form she wants to go to a posture, strike the posture, and that’s all. But the problem is … Continue reading
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Should you Feel Emotion in the Martial Arts?
Newsletter 971 Under the Martial Arts There are people who do the martial arts, and there are people who wander around on the surface of the martial arts and never get to the real depths. Now look, fighting is good. … 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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