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Tag Archives: jutsu

Aikido’s Morihei Ueshiba | Classic Martial Arts Profiles

Monday, September 30th, 2013

This vintage 1968 article from the Black Belt archives takes you behind the walls of the hombu dojo of Morihei Ueshiba for an inside account of the master, his training methods and his philosophy.
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Posted in Aikido.

What You Need to Know About the Philippine Fighting Arts: Part 2

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

One of the biggest mistakes you’re likely to see in the Philippine martial arts is when a person fights with a knife in one hand and pins his free hand to his chest. Even worse is when the martial artist hides that hand. The Philippine arts teach that the hand is like a knife,
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Posted in Weapon Techniques.

In Search of Grappling’s Roots in India, Part 2

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The following is a continuation of Joji Montelibano’s journey In Search of Grappling’s Roots in India, Part 1.

At 3 o’clock the next afternoon, Punesh Urs and Shankar Charavarthy showed up at our door on two motorcycles and gave us a lift to the gushti shala (wrestling school). It was a humble, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it establishment, located on
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Posted in Grappling.