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July 7, 2019

A Nice Surprise

I got a nice surprise a short while ago when it was revealed that my wife, Zoë, had entered my name and details in response to an online add that Graham Slater, CEO of Martial Arts Australia (MAA), had posted:

"Shaolin Black Sash"

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October 19, 2017


Karate; is it a sport, a self-defence regime or an art?  Or is it a sport, a self-defence regime and an art?  The answer to these questions would depend on whom you ask.  For the current, ever increasing numbers of karate students, or karateka, who...

January 31, 2017

Kime can be said to be a focal point, where mind, body and spirit meet with intent, during zanshin (total awareness – physically, mentally and spiritually – during combat), from the core of your being to the delivery point.  It probably doesn’t help to say that ki (ano...

May 25, 2011

 Legend has it, that it was the usual practice for the headman of a particular village to periodically retreat to the mountains to meditate and become one with the Buda within.

One day upon his return the headman found that an army had descended from a neighbouring pr...

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A Blast from the Past - A Tribute to Antony ‘Satch’ Williams

December 16, 2019

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