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A Martial Artist in Action

By MIKE HALE Published: May 12, 2011 In “True Legend,” his return to feature-film directing after a 15-year hiatus, Yuen Woo Ping soemtimes flashes the skills that made him the world’s favorite action choreographer for hire. (His résumé includes the “Matrix” and “Kill Bill” films, as well as “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”) After a stirring … Continue Reading

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Martial Arts vs. Crash Test Dummies: National Geographic’s FIGHT SCIENCE

How many of you out there have ever wondered just how powerful a good karate spinning back fist is compared to a boxing right cross, or how deadly a muay thai knee strike is compared to a tae kwon do kick, or how fast is a kung fu finger jab compared to a boxing jab? … Continue Reading

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Trading Karate Kicks for Deadly Force

By LYNNLEY BROWNING Published: July 30, 2010 CHESHIRE, Conn. “The groin!” exclaimed Madison Schiavi. Madison, an 8-year-old with a reddish-brown ponytail, had minced no words with her quick (and correct) response to the suggestion that she “talk about some vital spots we can hit.” “Pop their eardrum!” suggested Erika Barolli, 10. “Or gouge the eye … Continue Reading

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Whose Aikido is Best?

by C. Clark Good question. Whose aikido IS best? Many students are looking for the most authentic representation of the art. Which senior instructor’s style is closest to the founder of aikido? Who spent the most amount of time as a real uchideshi to Morihei Ueshiba Sensei? Who really spent most of their time learning … Continue Reading

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A Martial Artist in Action

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By MIKE HALE Published: May 12, 2011 In “True Legend,” his return to feature-film directing after a 15-year hiatus, Yuen Woo Ping soemtimes flashes the skills that made him the world’s favorite action choreographer for hire. (His résumé includes the “Matrix” and “Kill Bill” films, as well as “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”) After a stirring … Continue Reading

Martial Arts vs. Crash Test Dummies: National Geographic’s FIGHT SCIENCE

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How many of you out there have ever wondered just how powerful a good karate spinning back fist is compared to a boxing right cross, or how deadly a muay thai knee strike is compared to a tae kwon do kick, or how fast is a kung fu finger jab compared to a boxing jab? … Continue Reading

Trading Karate Kicks for Deadly Force

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By LYNNLEY BROWNING Published: July 30, 2010 CHESHIRE, Conn. “The groin!” exclaimed Madison Schiavi. Madison, an 8-year-old with a reddish-brown ponytail, had minced no words with her quick (and correct) response to the suggestion that she “talk about some vital spots we can hit.” “Pop their eardrum!” suggested Erika Barolli, 10. “Or gouge the eye … Continue Reading

Whose Aikido is Best?

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by C. Clark Good question. Whose aikido IS best? Many students are looking for the most authentic representation of the art. Which senior instructor’s style is closest to the founder of aikido? Who spent the most amount of time as a real uchideshi to Morihei Ueshiba Sensei? Who really spent most of their time learning … Continue Reading

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