Fight Science, Media and Reviews

Why do non-fighters think they can fight?

The keyboard warrior. The eternal "expert". Mr. Know-it-all. In martial arts we have all had our run ins with these types. From belt collectors who brag about their multiple month long training sessions with specific martial arts to the Armchair Quarterback explaining the game to you, as if they knew better, they are quite annoying.… Continue reading Why do non-fighters think they can fight?

Media and Reviews

“Women Can’t Fight with a 10 Pound Sword.”

Are you enjoying the Witcher on Netflix? I am. I think you should watch it. It does some big things very right. But, not according to idiot Andrew Klaven: “Immediately I was put off by the fact that there’s a queen in this who fights like a man,” he declared. “There’s a couple of scenes… Continue reading “Women Can’t Fight with a 10 Pound Sword.”

Media and Reviews, Star Wars

The Madalorian: Returning to the roots of Star Wars

****Spoilers ahead for the Mandalorian! If you have not seen the show and don’t want it spoiled , stop reading now!!!**** Chapter four of the Mandalorian has just dropped and did not disappoint. I am thoroughly enjoying this program and I am not alone. Fans and new comers alike are falling in love with this… Continue reading The Madalorian: Returning to the roots of Star Wars

Lightsaber Academy, News, Star Wars

Why it is perfectly fine to call it “Baby Yoda”

Ok, so here is a quick rant dealing with some language stuff. It is short. Please bear with me for a moment. If you have seen the Mandalorian on Disney+ , you have no doubt fallen in love with the “secret” character revealed at the end of the first episode; an infant of the same race… Continue reading Why it is perfectly fine to call it “Baby Yoda”

Media and Reviews

New Book: Tai Chi, Baguazhang and The Golden Elixir: Internal Martial Arts Before the Boxer Uprising

Attention! Head on over to to North Star Martial Arts and check out a copy of Scott Phillips new book on Taiji and Bagua, "Tai Chi, Baguazhang and The Golden Elixir: Internal Martial Arts Before the Boxer Uprising". This is a unique examination of some of the more esoteric practices that could underly many of… Continue reading New Book: Tai Chi, Baguazhang and The Golden Elixir: Internal Martial Arts Before the Boxer Uprising