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    Self-Defense: Not Thinking About the Outcome

    April 27th, 2016
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      The Japanese Warrior, Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645), known as Kensei or “sword-saint” was a famous Samurai who, invincible in his […]


    Self-Defense: A Women’s Guide to Personal Security

    March 31st, 2016
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      Women with a strong will and an independent nature are to be admired. Modern women engage the world with […]


    Self-Defense: Conflict Resolution

    February 25th, 2016
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    The cosmos is in constant conflict. The natural world is in constant conflict. Many nations, states, and even cities appear […]


    Self Defense: Strikes, Stuns and Set Ups

    January 28th, 2016
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      Those of us who have been exposed to and trained in a variety of Martial Arts can recognize the […]


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    Self-Defense: The Student Partnership

    January 28th, 2016
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    Success in Aikido training occurs when each student understands their proper role during a practice session. This role playing concept […]


    Self-Defense: Throws – What Makes People Fall?

    October 26th, 2015
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    Whether watching old WWII combat Judo training films or modern Martial Arts movies, seeing someone knocked off their feet and thrown to the ground leaves one with the distinct impression that


    Self-Defense: Distraction, Deception and Delay

    September 29th, 2015
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    Having a nimble mind is just as important as having a well trained body. Sometimes you have the time to […]


    Self-Defense: The Quest for Martial Knowledge

    August 25th, 2015
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    When one starts anything new, excitement is often coupled with apprehension. Training in the Martial Arts has that same effect […]