This tale of Miyamoto Musashi and Muso Gonnosuke illustrates the role compassion must play whenever deadly combat skills are being taught. Essential learning for all martial artists!
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Whether you’re cutting tatami mats or bamboo stalks, it’s easy to bend the blade on a katana. Learn how to repair the damage with this essential advice from Carl E. Long.
– May 20, 2015
Get up close with kumdo and haedong kumdo — as well as kuk sool won — in this photo-filled conclusion to Black Belt’s look at South Korea’s sword arts.
– April 22, 2015
Whether you’re a martial artist with plans to visit South Korea or just a history aficionado, this two-part post will help you help you understand the China/Korea/Japan connection. Photos galore!
– April 20, 2015
The Transporter, starring Jason Statham, has spawned a TV show that features Chris Vance. Do the fights in the series match the fights in the Luc Besson films?
– April 13, 2015
No article can magically make you a master of the samurai sword, but the tips outlined here, from iaido instructor Minobu Miki, will put you on the martial path to that destination!
– February 12, 2015
The first installment of Black Belt’s new entertainment blog focuses on Uzumasa Limelight, a samurai film about a man who’s reportedly been slashed and stabbed to death 50,000 times.
– December 23, 2014
Are you getting adventurous today and thinking of carving the Thanksgiving turkey with a samurai sword? Let’s hope the turkey’s tender as can be this Thanksgiving so you don’t bend your blade cutting through it!
– November 27, 2014
In this exclusive e-book excerpt from Budoshoshinshu: The Warrior’s Primer of Daidoji Yuzan, the teacher and military philosopher advocates the often-overlooked benefits of curiosity, discipline and commitment.
– September 8, 2014
In 2010, the editor of Black Belt encountered top-tier firearms instructor Louis Awerbuck at a Bruce Lee Foundation event. Their conversation led to this insightful article!
– July 21, 2014