Japan's First Government Sanctioned Budo Association
~by Pat McCarthy
The samurai warriors of ancient Japan lived with a philosophy unique in the annals o...
The Chinatown district of Yokokama has been famous for its lively entertainment strip, which caters to the pleasure of tourists and servicemen. One hot sum...
The core of true martial arts is the rising and advancing of the spirit. Sadly, in modern times the true "heart" of budo has taken a back seat to ego, the ...
~by Richard Kim, Ph.D.
Sensei and I were high in the mountains overlooking Yugawara. The air was crisp and we stood silently, breathing and enjoying...
~by O’Sensei Richard Kim (excerpt from The Weaponless Warrior)
During the Satsuma occupation of Okinawa, a Japanese samurai, who had lent money to a fis...
[caption id="attachment_2829" align="alignright" width="197"] Teaching the bo at U.C. San Diego Summer Camp.[/caption]
My sensei said. "Make no...
by Michael Haering
The place looks not unlike a typical college classroom. Fifteen to 20 people crowd around a couple of long, conference tables sandw...