Hey, Show Me Something Karate

Here is a classic problem that every martial artist will run into sooner or later.  If you’ve experienced it already, you probably cringed just reading the title of this post.  If you haven’t…well let’s say you have something to look forward to. There is a strange biological occurrence that happens in people when [...]


Book Review: Black Belt Karate

Hi all.  I hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend.  I just wanted to post quickly about a book review I did recently on Chris Thompson’s Black Belt Karate.  I’m one of the “critics” over at BBMReview (Black Belt Mama’s pet project) and did a little write up for it. I’m no end-all-be-all authority on these [...]

Martial Arts

Do You Believe in Chi?

Special thanks goes out to Lizzie for inspiring this post.  In the comments section of my last entry, George Alexander Interview Part 2, Lizzie asked a very simple question:  Do you believe in Chi? Interesting.  Both the question and the wording. Most people have heard of Chi, even if they have only the faintest familiarity with the martial [...]