shades of budo

Caesar’s wife

“It is not enough for Caesar’s wife to be honest, she must appear to be honest too,” Julius Caesar said once, when his wife was accused […]
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Why choosing martial arts?

Why would one start practicing martial arts? There can be many reasons, more or less obvious, e.g. the need for physical exercise or weight loss, a […]
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The Instructor

I will never forget the feeling I experienced during the ‘90s, every time I watched a martial arts film. We have all, at some point in […]
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On knowledge

Several colleagues who work as professional martial arts instructors, or to put it differently, who make a living through this profession, will usually be observant of […]