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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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It has been a while since I had a true rant in one of my posts even though the title of my blog is “Master Elmore’s Martial Arts Rants”. I will try not to rant too much while still providing some useful insight and information. In just about every karate school, there is a sign somewhereContinue reading “Being vs. Having”
In part 6 of this series, I will be going over the purpose of free sparring, ja yu dae ryun, and how this aspect of Tang Soo Do training fits into the global self-defense system. As three step sparring is an extension of one step sparring, free sparring is an extension of three step sparring. The gapContinue reading “The Purpose of Tang Soo Do (Karate) – Pt. 6 Free Sparring”
The much-anticipated season 3 of the Netflix series Cobra Kai dropped January 1st and, in my opinion, did not disappoint. The original movie in the 80s certainly had some part in me starting karate, along with millions of other kids. It started the big kids’ karate boom which was further influenced by Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers. WhenContinue reading “Cobra Kai Season 3 – Thoughts and Reflections”
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