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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.

Way of the Ninja: Strategies for a Better Life Today

Monday, December 26th, 2011

Centuries ago, the art of ninjutsu was born into a world enveloped in war. That one fact makes it vastly different from styles like aikido and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, which were founded during peacetime. Because of its violent childhood, ninjutsu matured into a system that focused on fighting methods that worked on the battlefield, behind
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Posted in Japanese Martial Arts.