Martial Arts Monday: Top 10 Lightsaber Battles

Nothing gets people excited quite like a battle between good and evil. One of the biggest franchises to utilize this is the Star Wars Empire. Lightsaber battles are one of, if not the coolest level of filmic fight scenes. Today I would like to offer my personal Top 10 Lightsaber Battles in the Star Wars …

Martial Arts Monday: From The Outside Looking In

While not being a martial artist myself, I have the unique perspective of an appreciator of the art. I get the opportunity to witness the impact of martial arts on some of my closest friends and the people with whom they work. A few weeks ago, this blog explored some physical benefits of martial arts …

Martial Arts Monday: The Value of Competition

I have been studying martial arts since before I could read, and now it comes as naturally to me as breathing. I’ve learned multiple styles from many teachers, and have trained with dozens of students. I am very proud of everything I have learned and accomplished over two decades. To the best of my ability, …