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I have been in Martial Arts over 30 years. For the last 16 years I have run a full time studio. I have seen a lot and have a lot of opinions and views. This blog serves as a depository for those ideas, opinions, and hopefully a little bit of wisdom.
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This post is going to take a little detour from my typical, serious rants. This will be the first post in many that I will call “The Lighter Side of Martial Arts”. Over the 30+ years I have been in martial arts, and especially the more than 20 spent as an instructor, I have encountered many comicalContinue reading “The Lighter Side of Martial Arts – The Captain Underpants Award”
I can defend myself because I took a self-defense class 5 years ago. I can defend myself because I have a red belt in karate. I feel confident I can defend myself because I watched a video on YouTube. I will be fine if I get attacked because I put pepper spray in my bag. On their own,Continue reading “The Self-Defense Myth: A Little Does NOT Go a Long Way”
I was a fat kid. I was a fat teenager. Blame eating habits, blame genetics, blame lifestyle, but the fact of the matter is, I was fat. Despite being overweight I was style active. I played soccer, I was involved in martial arts, I snowboarded, I constantly played sports outside with the neighborhood kids, and many other things. FastContinue reading “Losing 50 lbs in 5 Months”
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