Karate

The Plight of the Armchair Trainee

I recently did an interview with a fine fellow named Himanshu Ojha of the Columbia News Service based out of Columbia University. Himanshu was curious about the recent rise in availability of martial arts instructional videos. He was investigating their value and validity as training tools. Himanshu’s finished article can be found here. [...]





Martial Arts

A Bronx Tale…Of Street Self Defense

This is another story from the IKKF 2010 Annual Training. One of the guest instructors at our training was a gentleman named Miguel Ibarra. Ibarra Sensei studies and teaches aikijujutsu and has a dojo based out of Bronx, New York. Ibarra Sensei has been a probation officer in The Bronx for decades (now retired) and has what you might call [...]