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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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The (non) Importance of Rank

Disclaimer:  The following article may ruffle some feathers.  These are my opinions which are not right or wrong, they are just opinions.  You may agree with them and you may not.  Both are ok.  Please feel free to comment and give your opinion on the topic. I’d like to discuss the importance of rank in martial arts and eventually the non-importance ofContinue reading “The (non) Importance of Rank”

The Parking Lot Test

The following is a true story.  Only the names have been changed to protect the victims.  Just kidding…about the second part anyway.  This story you are about to read is completely true, however. It was a hot, humid, late August weekend in a suburb of Detroit, MI.  As with many parts of the Midwest during the summer, thunderstorms areContinue reading “The Parking Lot Test”

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