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Tsuruga castle in Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan

How to Advance as a Martial Artist (3)

Be open minded Try new styles. As you learn a martial art, you get glimpses into specific situations and how you can react. Today, most every martial art has branched of into its own specialty. Taekwondo specializes in kicks, Karate in strikes, Kenjutsu in swords,…

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How to Advance as a Martial Artist (2)

Record yourself, and study your own movements There is so much you will be able to see regarding your form, fluidity, and more that makes recording yourself an absolute must. Each time you think you have something down, record yourself, and you will likely…

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How to Advance as a Martial Artist (1)

Something that I often ask myself and hear from others is “How can I become a better martial artist?” Here were some of my thoughts (with more to come later).  Find people better than you      Often in larger schools it is…

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We are the official Headquarters of MugaiRyu Shiokawa-ha in the USA in direct lineage of Grandmaster Okazaki in Japan. We offer an array of martial arts to balance out your skills and to fill in the gaps of hyper specialization that is so common today. Read more

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