Daily Archives: October 31, 2019

Whores Of Babylon

When I was in the latter years of elementary school, one of my great-grandfathers lived in a small travel trailer behind the house where I lived with my mother, brother, and maternal grandparents in the rural areas outside of Plant … Continue reading

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Book Review: Krav Maga

Krav Maga:  Real World Solutions To Real World Violence, by Gershon Ben Keren I had heard of this particular Israeli martial arts, in which all recruits to the Israeli Defense Force are trained, but I had never read it in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jujitsu

Jujitsu:  Basic Techniques Of The Gentle Art, by George Kirby It is somewhat paradoxical, a quality that comes up often when looking at Japanese martial arts, that this discussion of a supposed “gentle art” has a cover where someone is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shambhala Guide To Aikido

The Shambhala Guide To Aikido, by John Stevens Martial arts are quite interesting in the way that they focus on different elements of conduct and behavior, and this particular book does a good job at pointing out how Japanese martial … Continue reading

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