Friday, November 28, 2014

Earnie Shavers hit me so hard, he shook my kinfolk back in Africa!

“Earnie hit me so hard, he shook my kinfolk back in Africa” ~ Muhammad Ali: When we use the term martial arts many people have a variety of ideas of what this means. In essence the term refers to any systemized training in combat designed for the purpose of physically defeating opponents. What many don’t realize […]

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Message In A Bottle – Eric Lee

Eric Lee shares his Message in a Bottle. See our Full interview of Eric Lee at WorldWideDojo.com.

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Message in a Bottle – Gary Amen

Grandmaster Gary Amen shares us his Message in a Bottle.

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Eric Lee – The Man With Deep Thoughts

In a crowded field of martial arts legends and legendary wannabees, Eric Lee is a standout in two regards. First, no one has anything bad to say about the man. He is universally loved and respected. His ‘style’ is to teach by example. Secondly, he has nothing bad to say about anyone else. If someone […]

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Emil Farkas: The Man, The Magician, The Martial Artist

At the surface, Emil Farkas’ profile is similar to many other Sensei’s who have been in the arts for half a century. He is a successful martial arts instructor, author and fight coordinator. He started his martial arts career while still a youngster in his homeland Hungary. He had earned his black belt in both […]

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Ernie Reyes Sr. – Leading By Example

Raised by Filipino immigrant parents, the infectiously optimistic Ernie Reyes Sr. believes he was born to be a martial arts teacher. In the world of martial arts, this is every martial artist’s or aspiring martial arts instructor’s very good fortune. Mr. Reyes shows us, by his example, that anything is possible and, like so many […]

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The Hidden Meaning of “The Principle of Flow”

This week we celebrated a birthday of one of my favorite student’s, Justin Ray Harvey. It’s significant because Justin is a true champion. He has had Cerebral Palsy since birth and he must fight his own personal kumite every day. His courage was apparent even before he arrived in my home. Justin had to travel […]

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Bob Ozman Passes Away

It is with a sad heart that I announce that Bob Ozman, the first karate instructor in the San Fernando Valley, creator of Mushin-Gi-Tai, student of Tatsuo Shimabuku (the founder of Isshin-ryu) friend, teacher, colleague, actor, director, inspiration to a great many martial artists, and my first karate instructor, has died. He was found by […]

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Father and Son – Robert Kovaleski and Eric Kovaleski

Robert Kovaleski Interview for LEGENDS AND LEGACIES In this edition of Legends and Legacies for WorldWideDojo.com we present two separate interviews that are related in more ways than one. We will interview a father and a son, both men respected, skilled and knowledgeable martial artists in their own right. In this interview we have the […]

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Message in a Bottle – Earnie Shavers

Before the induction banquet at the 2012 USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame awards, Gordon Richiusa got boxing legend, Earnie Shavers to give this brief yet focused Message in a Bottle.

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