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Inside the Eagle's Claw
By Victor Smith
A fascinating glimpse into this Chinese art of grasping, seizing, and joint manipulations.

Storming the Fortress: A History of Taekwondo – Part Five:Political Forces Shape the Evolution of Karate Into South Korea's National Sport
By Eric Madis
The end of WW II brought turbulent times for a fledgling new Korean Republic and the various Korean empty hand arts who jockeyed for position and dominance.

Storming the Fortress: A History of Taekwondo Part Five (Continued):Political Forces Shape the Evolution of Karate Into South Korea's National Sport
By Eric Madis
Beginning in the early 1960s the new military head of the Republic of Korea, General Park Chung-hee, played an important part in the decision to push Korea into elite sports and wanted the karate/taekwondo situation resolved and for Korea to have a national sport.

The Art of War, Sun Tzu: Ancient Wisdom For Martial Artists-Part 1
By Gary Music
Sun Tzu's ancient text on military tactics, "The Art of War," is not only a source of wisdom that only applies to military principles. It can equally be applied to personal self defense too.

Swords of Western Martial Arts
by Ken Mondschein
Most martial artists know little about western fencing, but it is every bit as worthy of study as kendo, karate, arnis, or gung fu.

The Value of Uchikomi in the Development of Judo Skills
By Elie A. Morrell, Hachidan
In Judo just practicing the skill(s) of throwing in part does not improve the skill. Sports psychologists now point out to improve throwing skills they should be completed in an environment closer to competition.

The Art of War, Sun Tzu: Ancient Wisdom For Martial Artists - Part 2
By By Gary Music
Sun Tzu's ancient text on military tactics, "The Art of War," is not only a source of wisdom that only applies to military principles. It can equally be applied to personal self defense too.

 

  

 
 

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