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Women's MMA

Fighting Burnout

The following post was written by my good friend June Elliot. June and I both train at the same home gym and have watched each other cycle through the inevitable physical and mental ups and downs in our respective sports. June has studied Okinowan karate, taekwondo, hapkido, Wing-Chun, Chin-Na, Mauy Thai, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She’s […]

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The Boys Have Bokken

The Boys Have Bokken

…also called bokuto, which are beautiful wooden Japanese training swords. Theirs are $15 internet versions, probably the kind which cause people who know what they are doing to wince at American ignorance. The boys love them, and last night I went up to say goodnight to the Maker, and found him sleeping with his. The […]

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