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A Good Strike; A Good Punch

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) A strike/punch needs certain principles in order to achieve a goal of striking/hitting with power and force. First, your body mass. Your mass moving in the right direction along with the effects of gravity creates the mainstay of your power and force. Show More Summary

The Striking Arts

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) “Striking and punching is a multipoint process. A good or perfect strike is as rare as hen’s teeth.” - Marc MacYoung, Getting Hit and Hitting Karate is a striking system that...Show More Summary

Karate is not Effective Enough

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) My reasoning here is because karate, as a striking system, does not meet the criteria necessary to achieve true self-defense. One of the hallmarks of a good karate-ka is performing with perfect form. Show More Summary

The Primal Scream

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Sometimes, in martial art circles, called the, “Kiai Yell.” When attacked don’t think about blocking, hit him. Scream, a scream will cause a freeze in your attacker allowing some time for your techniques to work. Show More Summary

Technique(s)

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Martial systems tend to teach a lot of technique and another person I know of said, “Technique is the easiest part. Knowing when and how to apply the technique is the second easiest. Show More Summary

Kata Movement

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Kata movement involves the movement of arms, legs, torso and all of that includes other aspects such as the type of movement, i.e., whether the arms are moved for blocking, for traps and locks, or for strikes and so on. Show More Summary

Karate is Not …

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) :-) Karate is not a fighting art. Karate is not a combative system. Karate is not a self-defense system. Karate is a striking system and that means it is governed by those human conditions. Show More Summary

Hand to China Hand to Empty Hand

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Just remember to keep thinking, “Pure Conjecture.” The Okinawan discipline of karate or empty hand began, so we are all told, as a system called, “Ti.” Then some called it,...Show More Summary

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Martial Analyst (Analysis)

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Kaiseki [ ?? ] The characters/ideograms mean, “Analysis; analytical study; parsing; parse.” The first character means, “Unravel; notes; key; explanation; understanding; untie;...Show More Summary

Media Evidence

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) In the book, Unfair by Adam Benforado, he addresses how the flawed judicial system effects how things are adjudicated by covering such things as the use of media as evidence. Show More Summary

My Name is Nobody

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Hey, I can use movie titles, especially if they help me tell my story. This one involves who I am, “I am nobody.” You might be saying, what are you talking about now? HereShow More Summary

Mind Control of Mind and Body

Blog Article/Post Caveat We do not have full control of our minds and we do not have full control of our bodies. Our bodies reveal, our bodies impact and our bodies shape our minds. The goal of martial discipline is to gain as much control over our minds and bodies. Show More Summary

Styles from the Concept of Hard and Soft

Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Isshinryu, similar to other styles, although derived from the efforts of an individual tend to follow other luminaries who created a dualistic style using the concepts from yin-yang, i.e., hard and soft. Show More Summary

Timing - Another Perspective

Blog Article/Post Caveat Ma [ ? ] Ma-ai [ ?? ]: The character/ideogram means "space (between); gap; interval; distance; time (between); pause; break; span (temporal or spatial); stretch; period (while); relationship (between, among);...Show More Summary

Article(s) Caveat Blog

Caveat: Please make note that this article/post is my personal analysis of the subject and the information used was chosen or picked by me. It is not an analysis piece because it lacks complete and comprehensive research, it was notShow More Summary

Warrior Mindset! (I don't think so!)

Blog Article/Post Caveat I am writing this because I feel it is critical to proper mind-set when defending against conflict and violence. The article that prompted this effort was about the warrior mindset of police. I am gearing this toward martial arts self-defense training, practice and the all important applications. Show More Summary

Attacking Distance

Caveat: This article is mine and mine alone. I the author of this article assure you, the reader, that any of the opinions expressed here are my own and are a result of the way in which my meandering mind interprets a particular situation and/or concept. Show More Summary

Is Karate Truly a Striking System?

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There is a Right Way

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