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A Festivus airing of grievances: 3 popular sword fights in Western media that I hate

Hapy holidays everyone! Today is Festivus, and as such I decided to take one portion of the event and make it a post. The Airing of Grievances! For my part, I will take on some very popular and well loved sword fights from movies and talk about how I think they are awful. No doubt… Continue reading A Festivus airing of grievances: 3 popular sword fights in Western media that I hate

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Frauds, Fools, and Fighting-the dark side of Qi in martial arts. 

No touch knockouts. Pressure points fighting and Dim Mak. Sending a foe flying several feet back in the air with not so much as a flinch.  In the peeling back of he mysteries of Qi, let’s start with the low hanging fruit. The extraordinary claims of Qigong. Qigong (also spelled Chi Kung pronounced “Chee gong”)… Continue reading Frauds, Fools, and Fighting-the dark side of Qi in martial arts. 

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European and Asian Martial Culture: Free Download!

Greetings all! It's the holiday season here in the USA and this Thursday is Thanksgiving. Our national day of thanks and getting together with friends and family. This year, we martial artists have something to be very thankful for! The text of "Martial Culture and Historical Martial Arts in Europe and Asia" is a new… Continue reading European and Asian Martial Culture: Free Download!