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The Importance of Context in Understanding Japanese Martial Art

The Importance of Context in Understanding Japanese Martial Art

Suggestions and Reading Lists for Students

by Linda Yiannakis,  M.S.

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The Karate-do That Began with Chinmochi By Gichin Funakoshi (Translation by Mark Tankosich)

I’m very grateful to Mark for permitting me to share this interesting translation with members and visitors to this site! Enjoy! All the best, Iain

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Shaolin Warriors 2011: A Journey Across Europe

This article by Russell Goold is a fantastic and amusing insight into life on the road with the Shaolin Warriors. Thanks to Russell, my family and I got to see their show this year and it was superb! You can find my write up on that experience here: http://iainabernethy.co.uk/news/iain-and-shaolin-monks

Russell sent me this tale of their travels and I really enjoyed it! I asked Russell if he would be OK with me posting it here for members and visitors to this website and I’m pleased to say that he was!

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Breaking the Chains: An Analysis of the 1st of Choki Motobus Two-Man Kumite Drills

Hi All,

I hope you enjoy this article by Stewart Squire on the 1st of Motobu’s Two-Person drills. I’m really grateful to Stewart for allowing the article to be poster here as I feel it makes a very nice addition to the website.

All the best,

Iain

PS You can find details on Stewart at the end of the article.

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The Dynamic Nature of Judo Kata

This is a superb and unbelievably detailed discussion on judo kata! At just under 12,000 words there is much to digest and no stone is left unturned. It’s a brilliant piece and I’m extremely grateful to Linda Yiannakis for sending me this interview with Steven R. Cunningham and permitting me to add it to this website.

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Kata Combat – Duality of Theme

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The Principle of Perfecting Principles - Part 2 Bending with the winds of adversity

Chris Denwood is the Chief Instructor of the Eikoku Satori Karate-Do Kyokai (E.S.K.K), a small, recently formed group dedicated to the research and practice of what Chris has termed, 'adaptable karate'. In addition, he also works as a Senior Instructor for the British Karate-Do Chojinkai, one of the most successful associations in the U.K. To find out more about Chris's approach to karate, you can call him on 07801 531 914 or visit the club's web site atwww.eskk.co.uk

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The Principle of Perfecting Principles - Part 1 Bending with the winds of adversity

Chris Denwood is the Chief Instructor of the Eikoku Satori Karate-Do Kyokai (E.S.K.K), a small, recently formed group dedicated to the research and practice of what Chris has termed, ‘adaptable karate'. In addition, he also works as a Senior Instructor for the British Karate-Do Chojinkai, one of the most successful associations in the U.K. To find out more about Chris's approach to karate, you can call him on 07801 531 914 or visit the club's web site atwww.eskk.co.uk

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Clubb Chimera Martial Arts - Part 4: Tactics

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Clubb Chimera Martial Arts - Part 3: Strategies

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