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Okinawan Karate documentary

19th Jun 2019

Okinawan Karate | Japanology Plus - TV - NHK WORLD Alongside karate, the various "ways of the warrior" that Japan has exported to the world include such venerable disciplines as judo, aikido, and ken … read more

Martial arts heroes in the news

7th Jan 2019

There were a couple of great stories in the news last week, where well-trained martial artists fought off larger attackers to protect much smaller female victims.Attempted Kidnapping Cops say a would- … read more

1st kyu (aka 1st gup) syndrome

23rd Aug 2014

I enjoyed this weblog entry about 1st kyu (aka 1st gup) syndrome. As a past victim of this syndrome (with occasional flare ups), I only wish there was a foundation conducting research on the matter! … read more