Did the originators of KTA forms know their stuff or were they ignorant? (FACTS VS BELIEF)

Pulling hand Taekwondo technique

If you belive the KTA forms are so worthless and so lacking in application why would you still train, study and teach them? Why not ditch them completely and either import forms that you know include applications, make your own or simply remove forms altogether?


Learning from Mistakes

Aikido Master

When One improves in Budo, they are then able to realize a great deal more mistakes they have been making. By improving we can realize where improvement is still needed and greatly lacking.

Karate, Philosophy

My relationship with Kata

Practicing karate on the beach

I have always found Kata laborious and lonesome. When training in Ippon Kumite or Kumite there is a sense of camaraderie and shared development, as you attempt to perfect your techniques on one another, which I have always felt is


Why Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is An Effective Martial Art for Self-Defense

Jiu-Jitsu downrange

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in our opinion is the best and most intricate martial art for self-defense situations. Many people deny this these days due to the rapid growth of competitive Jiu Jitsu, people training gi specific moves, and the sport aspect of the art.