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Tag Archives: awareness

Martial Arts Enlightenment: Why the Samurai Warriors Practiced Zen, Part 2

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

What did masters of meditation in ancient Japan have to teach students of the sword? Plenty! Learn the historical connection between Zen and the samurai in this scholarly piece.
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Posted in Japanese Martial Arts History.

6 Things You Need to Know About Self-Defense — Advice From One of the Greatest Kickboxers in History!

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Kathy Long — aikidoka, kickboxer, kung fu san soo stylist and BJJ practitioner — drew from her vast martial arts experience to compose this concise guide to self-defense for all martial artists.
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Posted in Self Defense Training.

Self-Defense 101: Avoid Looking Like a Victim!

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

It’s often the first lesson that students of self-defense are taught, and for good reason!
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Posted in Shotokan.