martial arts

From A Frisky Bruce Lee to Stephen Colbert’s “Tek Jansen”

The Bruce Lee craze of the 1970s produced an endless array of merchandise in the hopes of cashing in on the world-renowned martial artist’s popularity – especially after his untimely death in 1973 at the age of 32. I’d been a fan of his since he’d played “Kato” in the old “Green Hornet” TV...

Designing Martial Movements

As a martial artist I have been increasingly intrigued by the development and design of martial art systems. Questions like what makes a martial art more effective than other? Did different body types or environments help organize a particular system? And what do they all have in common? These are some question I want...