Monthly Archives: August 2013

In Search of the Perfect Technique

“Tom swung his leg backward, and in an improbable, ungainly arc. It was a downright ugly maneuver. Graceless. Something that would have had him laughed out of his dojo in Stanton Oklahoma. But it worked. Father Thomas’s boot crashed into … Continue reading

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Work with what you have

“Why? My fat friend asks me why? He sits there on his world-class ass and has the nerve to ask me why? Yeste. Come to me sometime with a challenge. Once, just once, ride up and say ‘Domingo, I need … Continue reading

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What are you doing here?

A few years ago, a friend went to a ground fighting tournament, and told me about the challenge he had with one particular opponent. This person started the match sitting down, legs spread apart, and waiting for an incoming attack. … Continue reading

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In Search of the Ultimate Style

In the 1983 movie War Games, Mathew Broderick teaches a computer (named Joshua) the concept of futility by having it play tic-tac-toe, over and over.  Joshua quickly realized that if you avoid a few key mistakes, the game ended up … Continue reading

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