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“Joe Lewis”

Nov
8
2013

Which is Your Better Hand?

Quick Question: What Do You Think? The indomitable Joe Lewis was once asked about the best hand to lead with. The questioner identified ‘leading with the right’ as a kung fu trait, compared to the Western boxing idea of keeping the right hand back. Lewis always had a different take: side-stepping the issue he replied […]

Aug
31
2012

The Passing of a Great One

It is with regret that I have to announce the passing of Joe Lewis

Jan
17
2012

The Speed of Thought

The point is not that they should try to hurry up their moves, but that they should abandon speed as something they can “control” or “will” into happening.

Aug
2
2011

The Corner Man

We all need a corner man now and then…

Mar
25
2010

The Tao of Retreat

Back and forth, advance and retreat. In the early days of freestyle I often thought that most sparring was an excuse to practice dancing…

Dec
14
2007

Old Costumes

We don’t have much choice. Someone’s got to save all those silly faux-kimonos.