combat, kung fu, law enforcement, martial arts, military, self defense, sports, Terre Haute

A Failure to Adapt: Part 2

As a martial arts instructor I meet all kinds of people, and get challenged often.  While most of these challenges are from people wanting to intellectualize something or judge someone else (i.e., me) without confrontation, they present interesting lessons on life.  A week or so ago, I shared one such story under the heading A… Continue reading A Failure to Adapt: Part 2

kung fu, martial arts, self defense, Terre Haute

Warning Signs of a McDojo

Having moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, rather than growing up here, I've had to rely on the word of the community (over the last fifteen years) as to who does what in the martial arts community.  Having grown up in the martial arts (now 40 years into it), I've found it interesting to listen to… Continue reading Warning Signs of a McDojo