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The 200th issue of Black Belt was dated August 1980. It was 76 pages long and featured 40-year-old Chuck Norris on the cover.

Chuck Norris on cross-training: "The Korean style (tang soo do) was good, but there is a lot more to learn than just that. So I started training with a Japanese stylist, and I got my hand techniques down a lot better. Then I started working a lot with the Chinese systems and learning the mobility of the Chinese systems. Plus I studied judo for five years, and so I started incorporating judo — the sweeping punch — and then I started studying aikido. I was just trying to absorb knowledge."

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The 198th issue of Black Belt was dated June 1980. It was 76 pages long and featured Stephen K. Hayes on the cover.

• "To the ninja, deception is but one more weapon and is only a part of the greatest weapon of all — the mind." So says Stephen K. Hayes, ninjutsu master.

• "By presenting falsehood as truth, the ninja gets his adversary to think in one way, then approaches him from another," Hayes continues. "If we are in a close-in fighting situation, we may grab our assailant and pull him forward if our true intention is to knock him backward."

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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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