Tagged: Martial Arts

Self reliance, responsibility and Obama 1

Self reliance, responsibility and Obama

When our newly seated President has to be the adult in the room and tell the American public to be more self-reliant and responsible (excerpts at the end of this post), it certainly makes...

Mine and my son’s most anticipated movie of 2009 0

Mine and my son’s most anticipated movie of 2009

Tony Jaa in Ong Bak 2 After Ong Bak, then The Protector, we’ve been waiting for the next from muay thai martial arts expert Tony Jaa. Already released in December in Thailand, Ong Bak...

bookrev: The Crocodile and The Crane by Arthur Rosenfeld 1

bookrev: The Crocodile and The Crane by Arthur Rosenfeld

Ancient civilizations, martial arts, and a potential biological apocalypse. What more could you ask for in a novel? Don’t categorize it, just read it. I find Mr. Rosenfeld a kindred spirit: an author, a...

My son names my taichi sword 0

My son names my taichi sword

I got a tai chi practice sword last week from my Sifu (and promptly cut my toe, but my lack of coordination as a 45 year old martial artist is not the point of...

essay: Cho Dan Essay, Soo Bahk Do 0

essay: Cho Dan Essay, Soo Bahk Do

This is my 1st degree black belt essay for Soo Bahk Do, written in February, 2002. It discusses the joys of training in Soo Bahk Do with my son and the pain of training...

essay: Ee Dan Essay, Soo Bahk Do 2

essay: Ee Dan Essay, Soo Bahk Do

This is my 2nd degree black belt essay for Soo Bahk Do, written in March, 2004. The first part discusses the Dan Bon (which is the Soo Bahk Do Dan /Black Belt identification number)...

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