Is it authentic? Who cares?

A rational look at authenticity People often search for and advertise, “authentic (martial art here).” There are many forms of authenticity, most of which don’t have tremendous value to your life. Let’s look at some: With technique of a past era. So either tactics, tools, requirements, or rules have changed. Maybe the art has become[…]

Dan Inosanto greatest martial artist

Why calling Dan Inosanto greatest martial artist alive isn’t giving him enough credit

Dan Inosanto is the greatest martial artist of all time period. With the Dan Inosanto seminar coming into town, I thought I’d scribble this down. First, some definitions: martial arts is a body of knowledge and practice. In the modern sense we exclude from it practical aspects of war and combat. Looking at karate, which[…]