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21 Feet

Some thoughts from Lawrence Kane about distance and time in self-defense situations. Fighting Ranges and Danger Zones Advertisements

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Violence Dynamics: The Monkey Dance

One of the things I like about Rory Miller’s writing is how he describes violence.  There are different types of violence, and they require different responses.  Just knowing that isn’t sufficient, but it’s a necessary first step. His new article … Continue reading

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Naihanchi Kata Comparison

Iain Abernethy posted an interesting compilation of Naihanchi kata videos performed by some famous Karateka.  Perhaps you’ll find it interesting. It’s very unfortunate that no video exists of Motobu Choki, who was acclaimed both for his fighting ability and for his practice of … Continue reading

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Budopoint

This is a nice-looking website with Judo video clips and related material.  I particularly like the Nage-no-kata and Gokyo sections.  Check it out. http://www.budopoint.de/en/judo/nagenokata/nagenokata.shtml Courtesy of Kris Wilder and his Martial Secrets newsletter.  If you haven’t already, you should sign … Continue reading

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