True Growth

Okay, the audio is poor but it says a lot! This is out of New Zealand but applies everywhere! I agree completely with his graphic about successful athletes. I also hope that people will start viewing the martial arts as more than just a sport but a way to teach the points he mentions! The […]

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Fight Like A Girl

I don’t know that I’ve posted anything here but… Back in the day, when I was yellow belt (Karate North Gold belt – 8th gup), I started sparring. This was March 1981 or so and a Purple belt (4th gup) lady pulled me aside to spar with her. It ended up that she was tired […]

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Thoughts into Words (Bunhae)

When I started training in the martial arts, I found that learning techniques came quickly. The coordinated movements seemed to fit together with decent balance. The flow of techniques in drills – stances to kick to stance to punch – helped develop them further. This is the start of developing discipline and focus. This was […]

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Arnold Sports Festival/Battle Of Columbus 2018

I have the distinct honor to be the Gumdo/Kumdo Co-Director for the merged Arnold Sports Festival – Battle of Columbus. The joining of these events returns to the 2001-2004 version BUT this doesn’t mean that the event hasn’t grown! The addition of Gumdo to the event is a great step forward for the Korean sword […]

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