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Head Lock Escape

What is your favorite escape from a headlock?

Video it and post it here, or write a description of the escape and post it here.

No judgements, just sharing.

Posted by Dave McNeill on August 30, 2014 at 4:03pm — 1 Comment

ALS Donation Challenge

Posted by Dave McNeill on August 25, 2014 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment


This is what I think I look like when using kettlebells.

And this is what I really look like when using kettlebells.

The same is true for the martial arts. Many students (and I count myself as a student even after 45 years) think they can skip some classes, shop around schools rather than immerse themselves in one school/system, or only practice at the dojo. We think we are better than we really are.

Without the eyes of a qualified instructor our technique and form slips away and we slide backwards in our skills.

The fix is simple; get your butt to a dojo/gym…


Posted by Dave McNeill on August 22, 2014 at 3:42pm — 1 Comment

Kumu Narte

Kumu (teacher) Narte is one of those people that I deeply love, respect and trust. We met years ago in 

connection with the martial arts and now Kumu spends the majority of this time healing people rather than breaking them. His martial skills were at the highest level, but his healing skills are off the charts.

In 2004 he worked on me before I left to Nashville for 3 months of surgery, radiation and chemo, and he has worked on our family and friends several times since. I can't explain what he does or how he does it, but his Hawaiian healing techniques are astonishing.

He stayed with us for 5 days last week and I asked him if he would teach a martial arts class to the small group that come to my Monday night class. He reluctantly agreed. It was…


Posted by Dave McNeill on August 13, 2014 at 7:00pm

The Bramble

Hickory cane and the tools used to make it.

Posted by Dave McNeill on July 22, 2014 at 7:04pm

The Wasp

Signed, hand crafted, walnut cane I call the Wasp has sharp 'stingers' everywhere except the gripping areas which are somewhat softened.…


Posted by Dave McNeill on July 8, 2014 at 4:43pm

Karate Green technique #12

This technique demonstrates the flow we keep stressing.

Well done, as always, Master Larry and Sensei Richard.

Posted by Dave McNeill on July 2, 2014 at 6:01pm

Karate Green technique #2

Posted by Dave McNeill on May 26, 2014 at 10:03am



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