As we leave one year for the next...

What can we learn from the past?I try not to look back or dwell over the past, thinking about “what could have been?” Perhaps it’s a…


Jon Braeley Filming Japan Kydo Championships

Kendo World Magazine Interview

Kendo World Magazine is devoted to Japanese budo (martial arts) with a primary focus is Kendo. Kendo World Magazine is a twice yearly (June and…


Book of Five Rings

The Professor of Budo

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.…


Jon Braeley, Miami Beach 1997

Martial Arts Beginnings...

How does anyone get started in the Martial Arts? I grew up in Yorkshire, North England. A long way from Japan or China. Yet there were good places…