Kobudo

Spear and Katana – Play It!

I need to apologize right off the bat for the time I’m about to steal from you. I’ve had some thick posts lately so I decided to lighten things up with a game. “Spear and Katana” is surprisingly good. Usually these games are rather mindless and get dull quickly, but this one actually involves some skill and strategy. [...]


Martial Arts

William Wallace vs Shaka Zulu

You gotta hand it to the guys at DW, they keep changing things up. This week, instead of general warriors, they have selected two specific individuals – William Wallace vs Shaka Zulu. Let’s take a quick peek into both of these warrior’s histories, and then discuss if a one-on-one of this nature is a smart idea. William Wallace [...]


Kobudo

Nunte Bo – The Okinawan Spear

I recently acquired a new Nunte Bo. This was a very happy occasion. Buying a Nunte Bo is tricky because you have to balance price against quality (not to mention scarcity).  It is relatively impossible to go to one of the big distributors like AWMA or Century and get a lesser known weapon of this nature. Luckily I’ve gotten to know [...]