Karate

Quick Look: The Bubishi, 2016 Edition

When it comes to martial arts books, you’ll often hear phrases like “must-read” and “any serious martial artist should buy_____”. Often these are just easy platitudes, but in the case of The Bubishi, they are true (if not soft understatements). I’ve had the pleasure of studying two different versions of [...]




Karate

Story: A Karate Man Would Not

This is a fictional story and not intended to slight any specific individual. The genders used are male, but the story fits equally well for female characters. A young karate student faithfully attended his Sensei’s class every week, driving across back roads and wooden bridges until he eventually saw the familiar bamboo shoots that [...]