Violence in Canada

Violence in Canada

“Violence is what people do when they run out of good ideas.” -James S.A. Corey, Leviathan Wakes   There were…
The Lost Arts 1: Skipping Rope

The Lost Arts 1: Skipping Rope

Most of us were, probably, first exposed to skipping rope as a child. During Phys-ed classes, that mean old teacher…
Creativity, Comprehension & Interpretation in Martial Arts

Creativity, Comprehension & Interpretation in Martial Arts

Creativity, Comprehension & Interpretation in the Martial Arts One of the sticking points in martial arts culture seems to be…
Training, Discipline, Violence, Instinct

Training, Discipline, Violence, Instinct

“I’ve always thought that because of all the Training & Discipline, they would be able to keep in check their…
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…