Tag Archives: Aikido

Distinguishing ‘Training Methodology’ from ‘Fighting Style’


(As with a number of my previous posts this piece is excerpted from a chapter of a book I hope to publish later this year – I hope you enjoy it, and whether or not you agree with it,  do … Continue reading

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Children and Martial Arts


I thought I had seen it all, but I was genuinely shocked the other day to see an item in a national daily U.K. newspaper celebrating the ‘youngest-ever child’ to obtain a black belt in karate – if I remember … Continue reading

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Best Martial Arts – for Law Enforcement?


Best Martial Arts? Can I just say, right at the outset, I don’t believe there is such a thing as a best martial art – however, I’ve noticed that this is a common search question on the web, and it’s … Continue reading

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