Hey all, I just wanted to mention that I have a special post coming out tomorrow. I’m pretty excited about it (and hopefully you’ll find it enjoyable!). Check back in with me. In the meantime, here is your ‘karate ouch’ for the day. Please cringe where necessary.
I have some happy news to report. One of my favorite all-time villains is back in the saddle, taking on a new but familiar role. Yuji Okumoto recently developed-and-costars in a web show on Strike.TV called Katana. The story is about a ninja (boo ya!) who’s daughter gets kidnapped. In order to save her, the ninja (boo ya!) has to [...]
I recently had the chance to watch “Power Training” by Morio Higaonna. Higaonna Sensei is very well known (especially in the west) and is renowned for his severe, Spartan training methods. Featured in his dvd were different routines and methods one could use to strengthen the body (Hojo Undo). Take a look at this quick video [...]
As you might recall, there is a new Karate Kid movie in the works. It was recently announced that Jackie Chan has been slated to play the mentor, aka, Mr. Miyagi. “Jackie Chan is in final negotiations to join the Columbia Pictures remake of “The Karate Kid.”… Set in an exotic Asian locale, the new film will borrow elements [...]
Disclaimer: Please do not read, absorb, or look at the above comic. Hello, I would like to talk about kata in a serious and mature fashion. Mainly I want to focus on the use of kata as a valuable resource for physical fitness. Through all the discussions about ‘how good kata is for street combat’ and if it ‘instills warrior [...]