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Martial life
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Latest Articles

4 Reasons why seminars are good and useful
Sunday, 08 April 2012
4 Reasons why seminars are good and useful   "Anything can be used to achieve the opposite of what it was meant for" Having exposed reasons why... Read more...
9 qualities of exceptional martial arts students
Sunday, 04 March 2012
What differentiates good students from exceptional ones? Their ability to bring back trophies? Their teaching ability? Not quite! The best students... Read more...
What whould Batman or any black belts do when witnessing a fight?
Wednesday, 30 November 2011
  My good dojo buddy Dan witnessed a heated argument between a large man with a small and a frail woman in the ticket booth of the Montreal Metro... Read more...

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The Martial Engineer latest blog entries

Justin Trudeau vs. Patrick Brazeau: Parliament hill fight between a Nerd and a bully
Sunday, 08 April 2012
Justin Trudeau vs. Patrick Brazeau: Parliament hill fight between a nerd and a bully. On March 31 2012, a 3 rounds charity boxing match for cancer... Read more...
Insurance and martial arts – how martial arts can be better than most insurance
Monday, 26 December 2011
  Photo from Phillie Casablanca  Philosophical martial arts "Martial arts practice is geared towards well being instead of combat. At forty... Read more...
Pacquiao Vs Marquez 3 results: Indignation
Sunday, 13 November 2011
    November 12 2011 marked the third time Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao faced each other.  Manny Pacquiao won via majority decision.... Read more...

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Latest Interviews

Sifu Garry Baniecki: Shaolin Jee Shin Wing Chun Kung Fu style and the current state of Wing Chun
Sunday, 15 July 2012
Sifu Baniecki (left) with his wife Sifu Linda Baniecki (right) and the 2012 state champion, Mark Portelli (Center)  Sifu Baniecki started his... Read more...
Dr. Bruce Clayton: an interview on The secret history of Shotokan karate
Saturday, 29 October 2011
Dr. Bruce D. Clayton, Ph.D Dr. Bruce D. Clayton, Ph.D, is known by many, as a noted forest fire and biological control ecologist as well as an... Read more...
Charles Bedard: Jukaido-kan,and the importance of not giving up
Saturday, 08 October 2011
Charles Bedard (and his top students) Sensei Charles Bedard, seen in this picture with his top students, is a man who refuses to let any obstacles in... Read more...

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Latest Reviews

Warriors Two (1978): One of the most authentic Wing Chun movie ever
Sunday, 15 July 2012
  This action packed movie features memorable fights and with caricatural, almost cartoon like villains. Asides from fights, this movie also... Read more...
The last kung fu monk (2010)
Friday, 15 June 2012
When randomly picking up kung fu movies at a video store, you can’t expect to get a movie with believable acting and a compelling story, but the... Read more...
Fist of Legend (1994) review: One of Jet Li's finest movie
Sunday, 18 December 2011
    Fist of legend is a reinterpretation of Bruce Lee's "Fist of Fury (1972)" (also known as The Chinese Connection), featuring Jet Li as the... Read more...

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