Kendo Enbu Taikai in Kyoto

A compilation of the Kendo matches that took place in Kyoto at the Butokuden (Budo hall in Kyoto). A total of 3400 Kendoka took part in the Enbu.…


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…


The Zen Mind

Trailer: The Empty Mind

Our classic signature documentary. Here is what the editor of Black Belt Magazine had to say: “I must say I was impressed. Professionally filmed in…


art of the japanese sword

Trailer: Art of the Japanese Sword

Considered the pinnacle of Japanese culture for more than a thousand years, the Japanese sword endures today as a legacy of the Samurai and as a…


One Shot. One Life

Trailer: One Shot. One Life

In traditional martial arts, mastery of the art is not acquired through technical skill alone. In following ‘the way’ one must look beyond technique…