As a ball of fire sets over the Indian Ocean, Jonathan Brookins reflects on the fights he won and lost…“My opponent being myself has been tougher than anyone else I have ever fought.” This is a Fighters Journey featuring Ultimate Fighter Jonathan Brookins.
This is a story of great courage. When Jonathan Brookins was named Ultimate Fighter after winning the 12th Season UFC Finale, he was about to face a much tougher opponent… himself.
In Fighting Sticks of Arnis we explore the Filipino Martial Arts with more than twelve grandmasters of Arnis guiding is across the Philippines from Manila to Cebu.
Wudang Master Zhong Yun Long featured in our new release, The Immortal Path… The Tao of Tai Chi Chuan. In this scene he talks about the relationship of Wudang Tai Chi Chuan and the Tao Te Ching.
An excerpt from our latest release The Immortal Path. This clip from the film features Standing Meditation… a Tai Chi practice that is found throughout the schools on Wudang Mountain. Standing meditation is a perfect example of non-action, an underlying theme of the Tao and found in the classic text, Tao Te Ching.
The Immortal Path, the Tao of Tai Chi Chuan. Our latest film release coming very soon. Eighteen months in the making, this is a remarkable documentary of the Taoist Martial Art of Tai Chi Chuan and of its relationship with the Tao.
Part two commences at the dawn of the Meiji Restoration as a more progressive society questioned the usefulness of traditional Bujutsu.
A two part series on the history of Budo and the culture of the martial arts. This is a long unabridged interview with professor Takashi Uozumi.
From the Samurai weapon of 12th century Japan, the Naginata, to the weapon that evoked the coming of modern warfare, the bayonet or Jukendo and ending with almost a weaponless art… the short stick or Jodo.
No other Budo or Japanese martial art is so closely identified with Samurai culture and the spirit of Japan than Kendo, the way of the sword.
Mixing a martial art with religion is not new and can be traced back 1500 years ago to Shaolin Temple. There the similarity ends. Shorinji Kempo is a modern martial art combining the best of Japanese Budo techniques with a philosophy based on ancient Buddhist scriptures.
Judo… created by Jogoro Kano from an ancient deadly fighting art into ‘the gentle way’. It is the only Budo that is an Olympic sport.
Featuring Moriteru Ueshiba (Doshu) of Aikikai Foundation, Tsuneo Ando and Jim Dawes of Yoshinkan Aikido Ryu, Susumu Chino of Yoshinkan Hombu Dojo… and more.
The official trailer for our new release, Episode Two: Karatedo from the Warriors of Budo series. Future episodes include Aikido, Judo, Kendo and ShorinjiKempo.
The official trailer for our new release, Episode One: Karatedo from the Warriors of Budo series. Future episodes include Aikido, Judo, Kendo and ShorinjiKempo.
This is the official trailer for our new release: Warriors of Budo. A seven episode series on the Japanese Martial Arts or Budo. Episodes include Karate, Aikido, Judo, Kendo, Naginata and Shorinji Kempo. Filmed on location in Japan over a two year period, the Warriors of Budo is the most complete and detailed broadcast video…