‘Authentic karate’? ‘Authentic Wado’? What does it really mean?
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Recent conversations I had with my physiotherapist. Insights that I think most people could benefit from.
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A set of notes to complement the themes explored on my recent course in the Netherlands.
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Inspired by a 2003 paper by scholar and martial artist Karl Friday on the evolution of martial arts traditions in Japan. Some personal thoughts and…
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A small taster of a potentially larger collaboration between Robert Vernooy and myself.
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By ‘hitting stuff’ I mean, the logic and practicalities of working with bags, pads and other devices in martial arts.
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A dip into one of the core concepts of Wado karate.
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Has Zen Buddhism anything to offer karate practitioners (is it a prerequisite), and are we making the right connections if we choose to make Zen part of…
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Rionne’s Writings
Rionne’s Writings
Rionne “Fujiwara” McAvoy
Samurai History & Culture Japan
Samurai History & Culture Japan
Samurai History & Culture
Lost Arts Martial
Lost Arts Martial
Lost Arts Martial
Iaido ShinKan
Iaido ShinKan
Iaido ShinKan