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Virtual Martial Arts: Lesson 1

28 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Valentine09

Here we go! This lesson assumes that you have no training in martial arts and no access to a qualified school/dojo, and most importantly that you have the dedication and patience to learn from a video.  (More on this later).   This is the basic, goo...

Virtual Martial Arts

17 Nov 2020 5 minute read 0 comments Valentine09

Virtual Martial Arts There are many barriers to training in martial arts.  Recently, the Covid pandemic has closed many gyms/schools throwing even the most dedicated of practitioners into an unknown world of unguided, solo training.  But aside from t...

Measuring Progress in BJJ

28 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments savagezen

How do you measure progress in BJJ (or any martial art for that matter)? It can be quite a nebulous task to say the least. Obviously there are belt rankings, but there can be (and often it's required by international committees) years between belt p...

The Way of the Sword: Part I

19 Apr 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Moon Base MGTOW

This story is titled part one because The Way of the Sword is something not readily apparent and required my meditation for some time. But perhaps I have scratched the surface now for some scraps to mull over today. I know a little bit about Miyamoto...

Top 5 Aikido Mistakes Everyone makes

8 Aug 2019 2 minute read 2 comments Rezoanul Vibes

You are practicing Aikido and there are some mistakes that you are doing, but you find it hard to realize that. When you think you are doing it right, but you do not see it working, that means something is wrong. Even if you have been practicing Aiki...

Traveling to the Kung Fu Capital The Shaolin Temple

23 Jan 2019 4 minute read 0 comments Daniel Pinkowski

In the early years of watching kung Fu the television series and having Bruce Lee as one of my childhood Idols never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thouight that one day I would become a tour guide to the place that I worshiped when I was a...

QiKung and Hapkido Ki Breathing Exercise

23 Jan 2019 3 minute read 0 comments Daniel Pinkowski

Dan Jon breathing is unique to the art of Hapkido. Many martial arts that are not traditional martial arts use breathing exercises that are similar to Dan Jonbreathing.  Many instructor leave this part of the Hapkido training out of their curriculum,...


23 Jan 2019 5 minute read 0 comments Daniel Pinkowski

MENTAL SELF DEFENSE The first and most important step to self-defense takes place in your mind.  Determination, commmon sense, alertness, and good judgment can help keep you out of trouble.  When trouble comes looking for you You'll see it coming, a...


29 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments giusha