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IS KATA TRAINING IMPORTANT OR BENEFICIAL?

There are 10 katas in Lotus Self-Defense.  Are they worth practicing?  Black belt Tucker Axum III addresses this topic.

 

WHAT DOES "BODY, MIND, AND SPIRIT MEAN IN LOTUS?"

Lotus prides itself on the motto of Body, Mind, and Spirit.  Black belt Tucker Axum III explores what this means.  Kajukenbo Senior Grand Master Tony Lasit commented after reading that he never heard it described more accurately.

 

WHO IS A BLACK BELT AND WHAT DOES IT TAKE?

Black Belt Tucker Axum III explores the mystique behind the coveted black belt rank.

 

WHY DO WE BOW IN LOTUS?

The Asian bow is perhaps the most misunderstood tradition in martial arts for Americans.  Black belt Tucker Axum III provides insight to its application.

 

DOJO WISDOM

I believe that martial arts training should not be all physical, but mental as well.  I have included many of my favorite martial arts quotes, stories, and advice.  Many of them I got through reading excellent martial arts books and from various martial artists.

 

INTERVIEW WITH KAJUKENBO MASTER TONY LASIT (01/17/06)

Kajukenbo Senior Grand Master Tony Lasit discusses his training and martial arts in general.

 

FIFTY THOUSAND HIGH BLOCKS

This martial arts story illustrates the importance of practice and patience in the martial arts.

 

CHUCK NORRIS FACTS

Here you will find a list of funny Chuck Norris facts.  Enjoy.

 

WHY DOES LOTUS USE TWO DIFFERENT FIGHTING STANCES

Ajarn Tim Hollembaek explains the different stances in LOTUS.

 

 RESPONSIBLE MARTIAL ARTS FOR KIDS

Ajarn Roy Harrington writes about the benefits of martial arts training for children.

 

SCALES TRAINING

Ajarn Tim Hollembaek discusses an interesting concept in self-defense techniques.

 

LOTUS PRINCIPLES

Ajarn Tim Hollembaek briefly discusses principles in LOTUS Self-Defense Techniques.

 

WILD TRAINING AIDS

Ajarn Tim Hollembaek discusses common mistakes when learning and executing self-defense techniques.

 

 INSIGHT INTO EARLY DAYS OF LOTUS

First American Lotus black belt, Robert Price, provides insight into the early training days of Lotus Self-Defense in Thailand.

 

WHY MARTIAL ARTS?

Lotus Self-Defense student Bill Landry discusses why he enjoys studying martial arts when it appears other sports may be better suited for older people.

 

INJURED AGAIN

Lotus Self-Defense student Bill Landry discusses injuries in the martial arts.

 

WHAT'S SO HARD ABOUT MARTIAL ARTS?

Lotus Self-Defense student Bill Landry discusses what took him so long to join a martial arts school.

 

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Lotus Self-Defense student Bill Landry discusses his search for a martial arts school.

 

KARATE THOUGHTS

Thoughts and Tips from a Shotokan Karate Expert.

 

 WHY LOTUS BLACK BELTS WEAR THE BLACK UNIFORM

Ajarn Tim Hollembaek has submitted this information after discussing it with KSDI Senior Grandmaster Tony Lasit.

 

THE NAGA AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH LOTUS

Ajarn Tim Hollembaek conducted some great research into Thai culture and history.

 

 FATIGUE IN THE MARTIAL ARTS

What is fatigue?  What causes it?  Tips to fight it.

 

GUIDE TO USE OF FORCE

Black belt Tucker Axum III provides legal and moral guidance for the use of force when dealing with an attacker.

 

 DOES YOUR MARTIAL ART'S STYLE FIT YOUR OWN PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS

Lotus Self-Defense student Bill Landry discusses his physical limitations and how he overcame them.

 

REALISTIC MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING TIPS

Black belt Tucker Axum III discusses how to add realism to your martial arts training.