Karate

The Perpetual Need For Self Defense

**I’d like to send some initial credit to Kris Wilder at The Striking Post for exposing me to the video in this post. He and I share some similar ideas in our analysis as well, so credit to him and his commenters for a thoughtful discussion.** As society continues to grow and mature, there is more and more emphasis on anti-violence. [...]




Karate

How to Choose a Karate Uniform (Or Gi)

This is a practical post for readers in various parts of their martial arts careers. One question that seems to come up a lot is “what kind of uniform should I get? What the heck is a 12 ounce gi??” People often develop love/hate relationships with different brands of uniforms and different weights of uniforms. Depending on who [...]