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Fumio Demura: Karate Master, Kobudo Weapons Expert, Black Belt Hall of Fame Member

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Here’s a short article on the long career of the shito-ryu karate and kobudo legend, plus details on how you can learn from the master. See lots of historical pix and a few of his old Black Belt covers!
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Posted in Fumio Demura.

History and Techniques of Matayoshi Kobudo: Andrea Guarelli Discusses the Rare Okinawan Martial Art

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Veteran martial artist Andrea Guarelli, an eighth-degree black belt, provides a detailed overview of Matayoshi kobudo, a rare Okinawan martial art that focuses on traditional weaponry.
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Posted in Martial Arts Weapons.

Martial Arts of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Part One)

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Any martial artist who watches the films of the Star Wars franchise will spot the references: Japanese swordsmanship, gi tops, chi energy in the form of the force, and so on. Find out where these components came from and how they all fit together.
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Posted in Martial Art Movies.