Historical

Walking the Beat with Okinawan Police

Okinawa is beautiful and it's people well-mannered, but even they are not protected from the realities of violence. Throughout it's history Okinawa has been the stage for many conflicts and power plays, the two most notable being the Satsuma Invasion of 1609 and the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. During those times a great amount of combat [...]





Historical

Special Martial Arts Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year again. Time for Martial Arts Santa to make his appearance! For those of you who remember the previous exploits of Martial Arts Santa, thanks for sticking around the blog for so long! This year he’s going to focus on that wonderful tradition of gift-giving. As opposed to normal martial arts gifts like a new [...]