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Martial Arts Influences on the Kang Duk Won Karate

What are the Martial Arts Influences on the Kang Duk Won

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There are extraneous martial arts influences on every art, and the Kang Duk Won is no different.

Sometimes the martial arts influences can be bad, sometimes good. In the case of the Kang Duk Won  Continue reading

Paper Tigers and False Certificates

How to Avoid Being a Paper Tiger

Paper tiger is a literal English translation of the Chinese phrase zhǐlǎohǔ (simplified Chinese: 纸老虎; traditional Chinese: 紙老虎), meaning something that seems as threatening as a tiger, but does not withstand challenge.

A Paper tiger is something that seems as threatening as a tiger, but does not withstand challenge.

A Paper Tiger is a person who has a certificate and no real knowledge.

To be precise, it is a person who has bought a certificate, or otherwise convinced some fellow to give him one, and he can’t really do the things listed on the certificate.

We used to call this idea, of bought certificates instead of earned, as ‘Paper mills.’ Some guy would just charge money and send paper, and it was just a money making scheme. Continue reading

The Difference Between Kang Duk Won and Classical Karate

Classical Karate vs Kang Duk Won

classical karateNow, there are quite a few differences between classical Karate and the Kang Duk Won, and I could go through the various stances and point to various things having to do with structural alignment and the correct way to achieve it. But that is included in ‘The Master Instructor Course,’ and I would rather point to a single instance that may be more significant. Continue reading

Karate Training with Outlaw Bikers

Taking on the Tough Guys with Karate Training

I was a real drub when I started my Karate Training. A white boy from suburbia. A scaredy cat. I would look at a big, tough, bearded, tattooed guy, and all sorts of alarm bells would go off in my head. Then, I started my karate training at the Kang Duk Won, I met some Hell’s Angels and other outlaw biker types, and things changed. Continue reading

The Great $2 Karate Lesson!

I Got Your Karate Lesson Right Here…Only $2!

How much Karate can you learn for $2? Eh?

Well, maybe a lot, especially if you have $2 to spend on the Best Online Karate Lessons in the World.

This Karate Lesson is actually a course, and it takes a person right from white belt through black belt.

The question is…is it worth the money.

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This guy just hasn’t heard!

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My Brother’s Bloody Knuckles…and Real Karate

The Path to Real Karate is Sometimes Difficult

I remember the time my brother came home and his knuckles were all bloody.

Now, I looked up to my brother, and I quickly asked, “Did you get in a fight? Did you hit somebody?”

“Nah. I was just practicing Karate.”

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Believe it or not…these hands are gentle!

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Introducing Best Karate Lessons in the World!

The Best Online Karate Lessons in the World!

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I set up a website specifically for taking a person through Karate. Continue reading