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Mary Stevens

A good martial artist is a good learner in all different environments. Mary Stevens A practical martial artist teaching self-protection, a club owner, a writer, and a charity worker, Mary Stevens wears many hats. She espouses a clear delineation between martial arts and self-protection as taught today. Mary Stevens was born on 1 November 1971 …

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Doug James

I see kata as something for developing the individual and that if that person performs the moves in a certain way and is happy, providing it is within the overall guidelines of the kata I see nothing wrong with some deviation. Doug James Considered one of the cornerstones of British Karate, Doug James has been …

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Musings: The nature of real fighting according to Iain Abernethy

Iain Abernethy has made a name for himself by his study of the practical aspects of Karate kata and how the techniques can be applied to real life fighting scenarios. Below are nine observations put forward by Abernethy on the nature of real fighting.

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Musings: Iain Abernethy’s 14 Rules of Bunkai

Iain Abernethy has made a name for himself by his study of the practical aspects of Karate kata. Kata is not just something that is practised for competition or gradings. Rather, it is rich in techniques that can be applied in real-world situations. Below are fourteen guidelines put forward by Abernethy for analysing kata and …

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Martial Arts News & Articles n.33

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. All Over the Map? Krav Maga and Iain Abernethy’s Martial Map A post from Richard Bejtlich discussing the pro and cons of Iain Abernethy’s Martial Map. Read more Aragaki Seisan A post from Iain Abernethy …

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Martial Arts News & Articles n.30

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. The Master A nice little post describing what means to be called a master. Read more How To Relax in Karate Another brilliant post from Jesse Enkamp, describing the importance of relaxation in Karate. …

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Martial Arts News & Articles n.26

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. How To Improve Your Side Kick (Yoko-Geri) In this post Jesse Enkamp breaks explains the mechanics of the karate side kick. Read more Performing the Katas In this article Iain Abernethy delves into how …

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Martial Arts news & Articles n.23

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. 3 Keys to Achieve Incredible Kime in Your Karate Techniques In this post Jesse Enkamp discusses he the relationship between relaxation, contraction and timing and they can improve focus. Read More Peer Pressure In …

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Martial Arts news & Articles n.17

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. Forget About Style, Seek The Teacher The latest thought piece from Kris Wilder. Read more Scientific study finds karate is good for the elderly Iain Abernethy shares a scientific study on how karate helped improve …

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Martial Arts News & Articles n.15

Welcome to another selection of posts and articles that have caught my eye. Please sit back and enjoy the current selection. Historical Karate Film In this post the author shares some vintage footage of karate and kobudo training from 1930s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. Read More Basic Drill For The Application of Blocks In …

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