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Do All Martial Artists Love Violence?

A lot of people are surprised when I tell them that I don’t get off on hurting others. They’re also skeptical when I say they don’t need to love violence to join a martial art. In conversation I never debate if martial arts are violent (they are) or if there are violent martial artists (there are). Instead I suggest that [...]


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“Takishugyo” at Glen Onoko Falls

Last weekend I had the opportunity to hike the Glen Onoko Falls Trail with my GF FoxyCitrus. Onoko Falls is located in the charming little town of Jim Thorpe, named after the famous multi-talented athlete. The thing that makes this hike so special is the level of difficulty and, of course, the water. As opposed to most trails that have very [...]