All posts tagged "kung-fu"
Top 6 Martial Arts Movie Fights of All Time: The KbJ Fans’ Edition
Kung fu movies. Taste the phrase. We all have our favorite one. And we all have our favorite...
Go Kenki: The Undercover Kung-fu Pioneer of Okinawan Karate
History is rarely written by losers. And if the modernization of Karate was a popularity contest, the losers...
The 4 Principles of Quan-fa: Float, Sink, Swallow, Spit
First I though about just naming this post “Float, Sink, Swallow, Spit”. Then… I realized how high Google...
Ryuei-ryu History & Ramblings: Kata Anan
This weekend I’m going to do a seminar on the kata Anan, and when I give seminars I...
Siam – Discovering Karate’s Forgotten Source (pt. 1)
Have you packed your bags? Good. Because we're about to go on a journey together.
Move Over Bubishi – There’s A New Book In Town
How many of you began training Karate because you once (probably as a kid or teenager) saw a...
The Great Lie of Karate
“Excuse me… teacher, when are we going to learn ‘the crane’?” I look down and see a tiny...
What You Need To Know About Kata
Statement: The original meaning of most kata (besides being used in self-defense) have been lost in the “sands...
The Mysterious Martial Monk (pt. 2)
(This is part 2 of ‘The Mysterious Martial Monk’. If you haven’t read part 1, you really should)...
The Mysterious Martial Monk (pt. 1)
A long, long time ago, in a land far, far away, there lived a boy who – like...
“Psst! That sensei is…” – Gossip in Karate
“Psst… Jesse-san, don’t go to that sensei, he is crazy. He used to know very many kata and...