- And I make fun of Seagal?
The 58-year-old star, who also owns a farm in Montana, has spent $3.5million (£2.26m) on a four bedroom, six bathroom hilltop property in Scottsdale, Arizona, sat in more than 12 acres of grounds.
Martial Arts News:
- Yeah, right.
Jacob Volkmann tells MMA Fighting‘s Ariel Helwani that he wants President Obama as his next opponent in the cage…
- Chuck Liddell becomes… management!
The former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion will serve as one of the company’s top six or seven officials in the position.
- Karate expands in Kenya.
The Kenya Karate Federation (KKF) will expand its tentacles to remote parts of Western, Coast and North Eastern parts of the country.
- I did not know this!
Research showing that an average of four children die each year during judo lessons in Japan has alarmed some parents as the country prepares to introduce martial arts as a compulsory school sport.
- Karate appears to be good for at least one Australian woman.
In the short space of 18 months, the 34-year-old dropped two dress sizes, grew in confidence, gained control of her demons and became an Australian champion in her sport.
- Speaking of Karate…
“I’ve used my training in martial arts to change their attitude by becoming soft, rather than hard. You can become soft through voice pattern, through verbalization and decibels, rather than going with them yelling. You guide them to what you want them to be, not to where they want you to be. I think that is a very important part of Shudokan.”
- One 73-year-old is about to receive a special honor.
One of the country’s top judo experts, Edinburgh pensioner George Kerr, said he was “ecstatic” to receive a CBE.
- Kung Fu and management?
After an hour of martial arts, the theory session begins with psychologist Ralph Willms. Casually dressed, Willms articulates the philosophy behind the course, and takes the managers through a whistle-stop tour of philosophy. He touches on Jung, Freud, Aristotle and of course, Buddha.
- Hackers attack the WTF.
Hackers attacked the website of the World Taekwondo Federation after it punished a Taiwanese fighter for allegedly cheating at the Asian Games, media reported Wednesday.
- I know this much: That’s one freakin’ big Rabbi!
Clark Kent never admits to being Superman, and Tureff, who is at least 6-foot-4, teaches Torah-infused tae kwon do and hapkido classes at a studio on Wilshire Boulevard and competed in two different sports at the collegiate level, is similarly reluctant to talk about the charity he does in and beyond the Jewish community.
- Check out the current issue of Mens Fitness — in it you’ll read about how Ashton Kutcher is using Krav Maga to prepare him for the End of the World(r).
The 32-year-old actor… has been stocking up on guns, learning the Israeli combat technique Krav Maga, practicing yoga in blazing hot temperatures and also pretends to be chased by wild boars when he jogs near his Los Angeles home.
- Bunkai continues his series on punching.
Well in this next video we take it a step further. When you snap a towel (or your belt), you have a “pull back” just at the end of the forward movement.
- I have no problem following this advice!
The current advice is to exercise to breathlessness (it doesn’t matter what you do – anything you continue to enjoy) for around 30 minutes, and avoid exercising more than three or four times a week.
- John Vesia discovers… magic?
Here is a gentleman that I first encountered in an aikido forum, one Seigo Okamoto of Daito-ryu aikijujutsu. This is unlike anything I’ve ever seen in Daito-ryu.
- Sue starts her countdown to Shodan.
I have just calculated that I have 23 weeks before the black belt grading date (assuming I am invited to grade and that they don’t change the provisional date of June 12th that I have been given). I have a feeling those 23 weeks are going to go by pretty quickly!
- I may have posted this before but it’s worth posting again.
Grappling with weapons opens up another dimension to Low Tech Combat. The above image is from a real incident where a Law Enforcement (LE) officer was attempting to apprehend a suspect.
- Lori elaborates on how martial arts is more than just self-defense.
Below are 5 ways martial arts can help with mental development, if you open your mind to it…
I didn’t see much on the blogs so I had to resort to YouTuber. The first one that caught my eye features ground control with a Russian flavor.
The second video showcases some Korean archery.