Tribute to Nakazato Joen

Sad news out of Okinawa – Nakazato Joen Sensei has passed away. This information was revealed through the apt reporting of Mario McKenna who also provided a link back to the original Okinawan article. Nakazato Sensei was Hanshi Judan of Ryukyu Shorinji Ryu Karatedo. He was also one of the most prominent students of the renowned karate [...]

Martial Arts

Championship Round – Martial Art Movie Showdown

This is it! We’ve come quite a ways, but the final two movies have been selected. While all four movies in the last round were outstanding, the two that have moved on are truly classic. Trying to choose one over the other is going to be painful, but it must be done. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— [...]