Tag Archive | fighting

Overcoming Fear

Overcoming Fear I received this query from a student who has some years in the martial arts. The question of “fear of being hit” is a matter that concerns a great many practitioners of the arts. Here is one approach to overcoming this fear. Student: I am studying your book, Hanshi’s Kaufman’s Guide to Ultimate […]

An Interview with the Incredible Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman

Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman, Shodai Soke An interview with Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman, by Hanshi Frank Dux I attended Grandmaster Irving Soto’s Live Martial Arts Masters event in New York City on May 19, 2012. It was an amazing gathering of true masters in the martial arts. I have been around the world many times […]

Grandmaster Irving Soto’s “Masters in Action”

“I hadn’t expected to be a victim of sensory overload as I was when I attended and participated in Grandmaster Irving Soto’s phenomenal show of Live Masters in Action in New York on May 19th. It had been a while since I had been involved with such an array of qualified and legitimate masters, many […]

KATA – Theory, Analysis, and Practice – Part 1

 KATA Theory, Analysis, and Practice The Complete Philosophy of Dojo no Hebi – School of the Snake by Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman   I began work on this treatise in 1994 as an adjunct to the release of my version of Musashi’s Book of Five Rings for the Martial Artist. I have continued to work on […]