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The 196th issue of Black Belt was dated April 1980. It was 76 pages long and featured karate champion Mike Stone on the cover.

• "You ask any athlete," Mike Stone says. "He will tell you that it is 100-percent your mental attitude. I think people have to get back to knowing themselves."

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The 195th issue of Black Belt was dated March 1980. It was 76 pages long and featured tang soo moo duk kwan master H.C. Hwang on the cover.

• H.C. Hwang extolls the virtues of the pyong ahn (peaceful confidence) form of tang soo do: "People learn to control their pyong ahn. They don't lose their tempers. Also, you learn to move with pyong ahn, you learn how it feels. Sometimes when you move with one leg, you lose your balance. But when you can stand on one leg without losing your balance, then you can begin to sense the feeling of pyong ahn."

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The 196th issue of Black Belt was dated April 1980. It was 76 pages long and featured karate champion Mike Stone on the cover.

"You ask any athlete," Mike Stone says. "He will tell you that it is 100-percent your mental attitude. I think people have to get back to knowing themselves."• Stone then waxes historical: "To be honest, the phase I like the best in karate's history in this country was about 1968 to 1972. That period, to me, was the best for technique that we've ever had in the martial arts."

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