Martial Arts and Cultural Appropriation

Culture- The integrated pattern of beliefs, patterns, and norms endemic of a particular group originating from similar characteristics such as…

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Self-Protection and Machiavelli

A requirement I maintain for my Black Belts is to read certain books from a list that I have found…

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Sticks, Stones, and Weak Bones

“A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” -Malcolm X Those who know me well, personally and professionally,…

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If You See Something, Say Something

If you see something, say something. This mantra became part of the American lexicon in the aftermath of 9/11. Suffice…

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