Violent Perception: The Karate Problem

Violent Perception: The Karate Problem

The Problem with Karate Part 1 Too violent. Not violent enough. Too flashy. Not flashy enough. Not a serious art.…
Winter is Coming. The Wellness Path: Part II

Winter is Coming. The Wellness Path: Part II

Winter is Coming Expanded From the Winter 2018 KIP newsletter, There will be a lot of snow out there this…
The Wellness Path: Part 1

The Wellness Path: Part 1

I’ve been including small Mindfulness/Wellness tips in the occasional e-mail newsletters to people in the know about the Kid’s Initiative…
Kiai:  Spirit, Mind, Body and Rock n' Roll

Kiai: Spirit, Mind, Body and Rock n' Roll

The Kiai made an impression on me about 30+ years ago. I was 12 and had only trained for one…
All Apologies... for The Slog

All Apologies... for The Slog

All Apologies for The Slog Hi, I want to extend my apologies to people who have been following the pages…
The Art of War Part II: The Russian Gambit

The Art of War Part II: The Russian Gambit

“Maskirovka” It is the Russian art of deception. It literally means masking, as in camouflage or disguise used throughout  600…
The Art of War Part 1: It's Just Business

The Art of War Part 1: It's Just Business

The new Chinese Aircraft Carrier “Liaoning” sails into Hong Kong in 2017. (more…)
Breaking The Rules

Breaking The Rules

Here are the compiled rules of Banned and Illegal Techniques in Combat Sports.   I’ve compiled a list of fouls…
The Triumvirate of Internal Martial Arts

The Triumvirate of Internal Martial Arts

The Five Element Theory sits as one of the roots of all Chinese Martial Arts and enjoys a rather yin…
25 years of the UFC!!

25 years of the UFC!!

It has been 25 years, this month, since the inception of the UFC. And they have solved absolutely nothing. In…