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The Art of Teaching Women’s Self-Defense: Less Is Best

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Instructors take on a tremendous responsibility when teaching self-defense for women. The Black Belt Hall of Fame’s 2012 Woman of the Year presents guidelines for instructors to help improve their students’ learning experience.
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Posted in Self Defense for Women.

Katana Tricks and Stupid Japanese Sword Injuries

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Do not allow anyone to swing a sharp sword at you.

You’d think that would be common sense—like “Don’t walk in front of a speeding bus.” Apparently, though, while people walking directly and deliberately in front of oncoming traffic is blessedly rare, it’s fairly easy to see videos of people in a dojo or a demo
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Posted in Edged Weapons, Iaido, Japanese Martial Arts, Japanese Martial Arts History, Kendo.

Jean-Claude Van Damme on Bloodsport 2, JCVD and The Eagle Path

Friday, March 18th, 2011

The universally positive response to JCVD has given Jean-Claude Van Damme a career boost. While fans have long championed the man and his movies, only now do the mainstream media seem willing to acknowledge his appeal. In this Black Belt exclusive, the comeback kid talks about his latest films and what he has planned for
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Posted in Jean Claude Van Damme Movies, Martial Art Movies.