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Effectiveness of Traditional Martial Arts

January 3, 2012 — Shifu Kevin Sears

In modern martial arts training today, there is a lot of talk about how traditional martial arts techniques are completely ineffective for real world defense. Some form of structured martial arts has been practiced in China for more than 2000 years. For example, organized wrestling was already a well established martial art by the time… Continue reading.

Self-Defense As Self-Development

March 15, 2011 — Shifu Kevin Sears

Some people inevitably ask how I can in good conscience teach fighting techniques that have the ability to physically devastate another person. Is this not perpetuating violence, they ask? I do not, however, see it as a cultivation of aggression and violent tendencies. Martial arts as a whole has had a tremendous change of emphasis… Continue reading.