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Sneak Preview of the October-November 2014 Issue of Black Belt Magazine, Featuring Michael Jai White on the Cover!

October-November 2014 issue of Black Belt magazine featuring kyokushin karate black belt and martial arts movie actor MIchael Jai White.The October/November 2014 issue of Black Belt is scheduled to hit newsstand and bookstore shelves — as well as our third-party digital-issue providers — on September 23, 2014.

Well … that’s three weeks away!

Why wait that long when you can get a sneak peek of the issue’s contents right here?

Why wait that long when you can get a sneak peek of the issue’s contents right here?

From our cover story with martial artist and actor — and now the Black Belt Hall of Fame’s 2014 Man of the Year — Michael Jai White (Watch him in action at his dojo in Burbank, CA!) …

… to a firsthand look at Filipino martial arts …

… and from an account of hapkido legend Bong Soo Han’s final years …

… to an analysis of two karate interpretations …

… this is an issue chock-full of traditional martial arts techniques, history, commentary and hard-hitting tips for improving your self-defense arsenal and your martial arts training overall!

COVER STORY

MICHAEL JAI WHITE
Once you read the kyokushin karate stylist’s views on martial arts, movies and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you’ll know why he was selected as Black Belt’s 2014 Man of the Year.


Editor’s Note: And in case you didn’t know it, Michael Jai White has had a long relationship with Black Belt magazine. He was featured on the cover of the February 2002 issue as well as offered comments on the influence of Black Belt on his martial arts journey for a retrospective video called “Black Belt Memories.” Watch two videos from the Black Belt archives featuring Michael Jai White below:

MARTIAL ARTS HISTORY VIDEO
Black Belt Memories: Martial Artists and Industry Luminaries Reflect on the History and Influence of Black Belt Magazine


BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEO
Michael Jai White Photo Shoot at Black Belt


FEATURES

KARATE-JUTSU VS. KARATE-DO
What do shotokan founder Gichin Funakoshi’s writings say about the two interpretations of karate? Read this comparison to learn more about the version you practice — and maybe the version you should be practicing.

BONG SOO HAN’S FINAL YEARS
This account, penned by a martial artist who spent 13 years training and teaching with the hapkido legend, reveals how the grandmaster labored to spread his art to the world until the very end.


Get the inside story on the genesis of a martial arts cult classic!
Billy Jack Flashback: How Tom Laughlin and Hapkido Techniques Master
Bong Soo Han Made a Martial Arts Cult Classic


INDOMITABLE SPIRIT
These two martial arts champions suffered potentially career-ending injuries, then battled their way back to the top. Let their stories inspire you.

KILL OR BE KILLED?
If you’re into reality-based training and your workouts are all focused on lethal force, you should familiarize yourself with the reality of violent crime — before you get in trouble with the law.

DOCE PARES ESKRIMA
Want to know why this Filipino fighting formula is regarded as one of the best in the world? A Black Belt contributing editor went hands-on with Dionisio “Diony” Cañete to find out.

SECRETS OF THE NINJA REVEALED!
Prepare to be educated! With help from Sho Kosugi, this article — titled “10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Shadow Warriors” — will enable you to impress all your martial arts friends with your newfound knowledge.


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Ninjutsu Training: A System for Fighting and Living


COLUMNS

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Well, we can't give it all away, now can we?

To read the latest installments of your favorite columns, pick up the October/November 2014 issue of Black Belt at newsstands and bookstores or digitally through our third-party digital-issue providers on September 23, 2014.

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