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Ask The Teacher: What is the exact definition to budo?
By FightingArts Staff

Budo refers to post-1600 Japanese fighting systems which emphasize "do"- personal, ethical and spiritual development.

Ask The Teacher - Topic: Shinra Saburoi
By FightingArts Staff

I would like to find out more about the person named Shinra Saburo. I hear his name mentioned in both Korean & Japanese Martial Art histories.

Ask the Teacher - Topic: Ship Pal Gi
By FightingArts Staff

I have been told that Ship Pal Gi is Korean Kung fu. What Chinese style if any can it be compared to or what type of applications are used?

Ask the Teacher - Topic: O Sensei
By FightingArts Staff

I have heard some Japanese martial arts students address their teachers with 'O Sensei,' and also 'Osu Sensei.' Are the two forms of address derived from the same source?

Ask the Teacher - Topic: Mental Training
By Christopher Caile

My teacher often talks about our karate, as well as other martial arts, as providing mental training in addition to our physical training. I'm never sure what this means. What does this refer to?

Ask the Teacher - Topic: 'meijin'
By FightingArts Staff

Can you give me a detailed definition of the Japanese term 'meijin'?

Ask the Teacher - Topic: Kenpo or Kempo
By Christopher Caile

From the literature I have read, I believe the letter n, represents Japanese style and the letter m represents Chinese style?

Ask the Teacher - Topic: Deadliest Art
By FightingArts Staff

Out of all the techniques and all the different styles of martial arts, such as karate, kung fu, kempo, etc., if you were to pick one, which of these styles do you consider the deadliest (even though they are deadly all, if used correctly).

Ask the Teacher: Muyedobotongji
By FightinArts Staff

Do you know why the Korean book Muyedobotongji has some similarity to the Japanese book Bubiji?

Ask The Teacher: Martial Arts Practices And Religion
By FightingArts Staff

In martial arts schools when they speak of spiritual principals do these principals involve rituals that conflict with someone who is a Christian?

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