Category Archive: Articles of Interest

Dec 13 2008

An Empty Force

An Empty Force John David Morenski, M.D. and William P. Glasheen, Ph.D. The Claim: On one of the forums of a very popular marital arts web page, www.uechi-ryu.com, an individual claimed he could perform rather extraordinary feats which include the ability to move others without touching them. Chi, also spelled “Qi” or “Ki,” has become …

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Dec 13 2008

Future of Uechi-ryu Karate

Looking towards the future! by George E. Mattson As 2000 winds down, thoughts turn towards the new year and new hopes and aspirations. Among other things I’ve been accused of by my detractors, is being a dreamer! In the early 60s I saw Uechi-ryu prominently involved with the emerging freefighting era. In the early 70s …

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Dec 13 2008

Fajin in Uechi-ryu Karate

Copyright 2001 by David Elkins, 1160 Garden Grove, Roseburg, OR 97470 Telephone # 541/672-3565 ELEMENTS OF FAJIN IN UECHI-RYU KARATE By David Elkins, L.C.S.W This article will examine two movements from the hojo undo(preparatory exercises) sequence of Uechi-Ryu Karate and explore elements of fajin (expressed energy) contained therein. Each hojo undo sequence will be described, …

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Dec 13 2008

Clearing the Way through spiritual Martial Arts

CLEARING THE WAY THROUGH SPIRITUAL MARTIAL ARTSby Sensei Sequoia  WELCOME TO HANTA YO …. The Martial Arts, although fighting arts, are at the deepest level about the fight over ones self. We find our own internal contradictions to be our true enemy. Gaining control over energies is the purpose of discipline and focus. We may …

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Dec 13 2008

Okinawan Karate Flow Drills

Copyright David Elkins 1160 Garden Grove Drive Roseburg, OR 97470 davide@mcsi.net23 July 2001 Okinawan Karate Flow Drills [That I will be teaching at Summer Camp]   Uechi-Ryu Applications of Tegumi Renzokugeiko adapted from Sensei Patrick McCarthy’s video “The McCarthy Seminars I”  Thanks to Master McCarthy for sharing his knowledge and insights.  Osu! These flow drills …

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Dec 13 2008

The Roots of Okinawan Iron Body Conditioning

The Roots of Okinawan Iron Body Conditioning in Sanchin Kata  By: David Elkins, Michael DeDonato John Morenski   “This article provides a compendium of Okinawan Iron Body Conditioning drills and a comprehensive analysis of Sanchin Shime.” November, 2001

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Dec 13 2008

Darren Laur Articles

Articles by Darren Laur: Edged weapon tactics and counter tactics: January, 2002 Street 101: by Darren Laur: January, 2002

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Dec 13 2008

Articles by David Gimberline

Articles by David Gimberline   Thoughts on teaching Blind Spots in Traditional Training Side Thrust Kick Speed Hangetsu Makiwara FUZHOU SUPARINPEI

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Dec 13 2008

Ethan Miller Articles

Articles by Ethan Miller:   Hand Strike Training Five Weapons of Uechi-Ryu’s Hiraken Strike Enhanced Training With Kyu Kumite and Dan Kumite Ideas for Nikite Training

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Dec 13 2008

John the Greek & the Wigan Bouncer

John The Greek and the Wigan Bouncerby Raymond Wylie I have practiced martial arts for many years and have tried everything that was available to me, from Tai Chi to Bando. During this time I have inevitably met highly skilled technicians with specialised skills. I am a great fan of the book “secret fighting arts …

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