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The Professor of Budo

Book of Five Rings

When we require a knowledgeable voice to talk about Budo, wether in the past or today, we turn to the Professor of Budo… Uozumi Takashi sensei. Professor Uozumi teaches and researches at the International Budo University (see photo below) and is the director of the Budo and Sports Research Institute. His main field of research…

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The198.com Article…

One Shot. One LIfe

One Shot. One Life on the web….”I try to bring you a mixture of content here on the website, things that are slightly offbeat for our specific theme, but have an interesting story/concept. I especially enjoy ideas that can be pulled across as inspiration, this post today takes on a spiritual vibe.”   Shockingly I…

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Hypebeast discovers Empty Mind Films

Jon Braeley at AJKF

The very “cool and trendy” website Hypebeast published a story on our new release – One Shot. One Life. Unusual for such a commercial fashion site… has Empty Mind Films entered the mainstream? Here is part of the reprint…   Empty Mind Films, an independent film studio specializing in eastern mind and body practices, presents…

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Martial Arts Beginnings…

Dojo-1997

How does anyone outside of Japan or China get started in the Martial Arts? I grew up in Yorkshire, England. A long way from oriental martial arts. Yet there were good places to train in both Chinese and Japanese martial arts even in the north of England. It was the year of Enter the Dragon and I…

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