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Situational Awareness: Tracking the Development of Events

In my last blog it may have appeared that I was targeting mobile phone users. I wasn't really. It was just an example of how distracted our society is today, an illustration of a distraction that most of us can relate to in one way, shape or form. It was the beginning of a subject,… Continue reading Situational Awareness: Tracking the Development of Events

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Situational Awareness: Getting Off Your Phone

There are a lot of aspects to self-defense, some of which have nothing to do with throwing a punch or kick. . . .  For example, last night I was walking my dog along a dark, dimly lit portion of road. This particular area had a lot of unoccupied land for my dog and me… Continue reading Situational Awareness: Getting Off Your Phone

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Fellowship of Martial Arts

While I have warned in my blogs of becoming as arrogant and presumptuous as these athletes put on before their fights, I wanted to write this blog to highlight something of importance regarding one's maturation in any fighting system: fellowship of martial arts, or martial artists.  Proper fellowship is essential if you want to learn… Continue reading Fellowship of Martial Arts

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How Does Wing Chun Work With Taekwondo? Are They Compatible?

I once met a man who had a black-belt in Taekwondo.  He had studied other martial arts in his home country; and after coming to the United States, he got drawn into a taekwondo school that was popular in his community.  While he wasn't totally satisfied with the training that he was receiving, believing it… Continue reading How Does Wing Chun Work With Taekwondo? Are They Compatible?

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Be Careful What You Wish For!

In this blog, I address the ego-driven person who likes to challenge everyone out of some selfish desire, and lesson them in something all mature martial artists understand.