The White Belt

One of the most inspirational moments in martial arts is to see a new person start martial arts. The white belt is clean their uniform is new. Each and every moment each counts for the white belt. After years in the martial arts, I look to the white belts for...

Ideas for gifts for martial artists

This time of year, there’s no shortage of people in your life that you’re thinking of, that you’d like to do something nice for. That said, there’s also no shortage of stress about finding gift ideas. We’ve got some recommendations below...

Self Defense Workshop – July 27, 2002

Today’s central theme is: awareness, personal control and safety. Safety is an essential theme in self-protection. That’s why they call it self-defense. If we were teaching a class to military (or special tactics and weapons teams) this would also include...

Martial Arts Today

by Mark Davis Copyright © Boston Martial Arts, July 2002 The definition of martial arts is war arts. Every country in the world at one time had various forms of martial arts based on such things as geographical regions, clans, tribes and so forth. Historically martial...