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Edition 11 Newsletters

Hanshi's Corner 17-A
Hanshi's Corner 17-B
Hanshi's Corner 17-C
Hanshi's Corner 17-D
Hanshi's Corner 17-E
Hanshi's Corner 17-F
Hanshi's Corner 17-G

Edition 10 Newsletters

Hanshi's Corner 16-A
Hanshi's Corner 16-B
Hanshi's Corner 16-C
Hanshi's Corner 16-D
Hanshi's Corner 16-E
Hanshi's Corner 16-F
Hanshi's Corner 16-G
Hanshi's Corner 16-H
Hanshi's Corner 16-I
Hanshi's Corner 16-J
Hanshi's Corner 16-K
Hanshi's Corner 16-L

Edition 9 Newsletters

Hanshi's Corner 15-A
Hanshi's Corner 15-B
Hanshi's Corner 15-C
Hanshi's Corner 15-D
Hanshi's Corner 15-E
Hanshi's Corner 15-F
Hanshi's Corner 15-G
Hanshi's Corner 15-H
Hanshi's Corner 15-I
Hanshi's Corner 15-J
Hanshi's Corner 15-K
Hanshi's Corner 15-L

Edition 8 Newsletters

Hanshi's Corner 14-A
Hanshi's Corner 14-B
Hanshi's Corner 14-C
Hanshi's Corner 14-D
Hanshi's Corner 14-E
Hanshi's Corner 14-F
Hanshi's Corner 14-G
Hanshi's Corner 14-H
Hanshi's Corner 14-I
Hanshi's Corner 14-J
Hanshi's Corner 14-K
Hanshi's Corner 14-L

Edition 7 Newsletters

Hanshi's Corner 13-A
Hanshi's Corner 13-B
Hanshi's Corner 13-C
Hanshi's Corner 13-D
Hanshi's Corner 13-E
Hanshi's Corner 13-F
Hanshi's Corner 13-G
Hanshi's Corner 13-H
Hanshi's Corner 13-I
Hanshi's Corner 13-J
Hanshi's Corner 13-K
Hanshi's Corner 13-L

Edition 6 Newsletters

Centrifugal and Centripetal Force in the Martial Arts; Components of Body Power; Isotonic and Isometric Stretching for Warm-up; The Four Principles of Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido; Nose Throw
Aikido Waza; Basic Aikido Terminology; Book Review: The Seven Steps to Personal Safety by Tim Powers and Richard B. Isaacs; Important Concepts of Wing Chun Fist
Takemusu Aiki – Creating Martial Movements According to Universal Principles; Training the Stomach; Ki as Proper Alignment of the Body; Shime Waza – Chokes; Tae Kwon Do; Sutemi Waza; Wi Shu Family Rankings
Jyunanshin – Supple Mind; Batsugun – Instantaneous Promotion; Balance; Atemi-ho; Gozo Roppu – Five Viscera; Tsuki Waza – Thrusting Techniques; Shikaku Ashi Sabaki – Square Foot Movement
Fukushiki – Deep Abdominal Breathing; Kiatsu Therapy; Gogyo – The Five Elements; Zen and the Samurai; Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Techniques of “Real” Combat
Hando no Kuzushi; Nage Waza; Honshin – The Difference Between Ethics and Morality; Shin-Gi-Tai; The Difference Between Harai Waza, Kari Waza, and Gake Waza; Budo – Bujutsu in Everyday Life; The “Disabled” in the Martial Arts; Teaching Proper Hand Position for Breakfalls; List of MYB Kobudo Kata
Ueshiba's Philosophy of Aikido; Visualization; A Brief Outline of Karatedo; Judo Instruction; Book Review: Everyday Warriors
List of Original MYB Kata no Ri
Tsukuri; Tegumi; Aikido Waza; Aikido Sabaki
Ki-gata; Kami Shitoe; The Passai Katas; Sinawali; Channan Kata; Kickboxing
Atemi; Sanchin; Early Books on Judo; Sochin Kata; MYB Martial Styles Lineage; Sankinkotaiseido
Reiki; Tokumine No Kun; Okinawan Kenpo; Seisan Kata; Acrobatic Stunts; Original Requirements for Promotion in MYB; Combination Flying Kicks; Itsuku – Being glued, stuck, stiff

Edition 5 Newsletters

Biography of Jigoro Kano
Biography of Funakoshi Gichin; Setting your Gaze in Combat
Biography of Ueshiba Morihei
Biography of Leo Wilson
Goju Ryu Katas; Aikido Essentials; Class Commands for the Dojo
Wado Ryu Kata; Defending Karatedo as the Way of the Empty Hand; Motobu Choki; The Difference Between Self Defense and Martial Arts; Sean Connery in the Martial Arts
JuJutsu Classification; Atemi Waza Classification; The Development of Tomari-te
Gene LeBell; Ri-Ji; Introduction to Zen; Celebrities who were Also Martial Artists
MYB Eagle Claw System; Shuri-te, Naha-te, and Tomari-te; The Threefold Path; Contrasting Aiki and Kiai; Training the Body (Renshu) and the Spirit (Keiko); Kongo (Diamond); The Five Elements of a Good Technique; Training the Stomach; Using the Armpit in Techniques; The Concept of Void in Karate
Kase Taiji; The Difference between Keage and Kekomi; Terminology of Heart and Mind
Renbukai; Bill Wallace on Kata; Washin-Ryu; Uke and Harai; Learning Differences of Women; Logophobia
Terminology of Ren; Go no Kata; Sabaki; Kenpo (The Law of the Fist); Full Contact Sparring

Edition 4 Newsletters

Concepts of Traditional Shorin Ryu Kata; Japanese Wrestling; Yamashita Yoshiaki
Updated List of Traditional Jujutsu Ryu
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Hand Kata I; Bersilat; Egyptian Stick Fighting; Book Review: Seven Taoist Masters: A Folk Novel of China, translated by Eva Wong; How the Ninja Blended in; Chinese Medicine
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Hand Kata II; Zui Ban – Movement as a Result of Intent; Pentjak-Silat; Testa; Chuck Wepner; List of Belt Colors for Adults
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Kick Kata I; The Word of a Warrior; Nguni Stick Fighting; The Wrestling Presidents; Terminology of Training; Criteria for Renshi, Kyoshi, and Hanshi; Action Based on Intuition; Hanagi Chomo Coined “Empty Hand”; Shi Pa Sho Increased to 72
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Kick Kata II; Evala Wrestling; The Meaning of Shodan; How to Perform a Punch; Sticky Hands
List of Books containing Okinawan Kobudo Kata
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Kick Kata III; The Use and Misuse of the Makiwari; Book Review: Zen Kobudo: Mysteries of Okinawan Weaponry and Te
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Kick Kata IV (Displacement Kata); Nuba Wrestling; Nyumonsha; The Meaning of Dai and Sho; Listen to the Kata; The Man of Wood; The Difference Between Hiji Ate and Empi Uchi; Hikite; Perseverance; Blood Swinging
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Kick Kata V (Ground Kick Kata); Sen; Kiten; Kumite; A Comparison of Tewaza and Ashiwaza; Funakoshi Gigo; Kitei; Hanko – Stamped Seal; Hineri Geri; Karate Waza; Kimura Masahiko; Three Aspects of a Correctly Performed Technique
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Combination Kata I; Shikake Waza – Setting Up Techniques; The Differrence Between Strategy and Tactics; Metsuke – Combat Observation; The Difference Between Ate Waza and Atemi Waza; Kata Nomenclature; The Kanji for In and Yo
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Combination Kata II; Strength or Power; Book Review: Parents’ Guide to Martial Arts by Debra M. Fritsch and Ruth S. Hunter; Book Review: Self-defense: Steps to Success by Joan M. Nelson; The Eight Elements of Winning Strategy; The Diffference Between Karate Do and Karate Jutsu; Cleaning the Dojo; On Reading Various Translations of the Same Book
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho – Shichidan Keri no Renshuho (AKA Kick Kata III [A]); Description of the Major Karate Styles; Nage Waza; Contrasting Hard and Soft Aikido Styles; The Ten Categories of Martial Arts
Jujutsu Kata of Wilson Kancho : Ten no Kata Omote (AKA Hand Kata III); Using Body Momentum in Techniques; Judo as a Sport; Hakkoryu Jujutsu; List of MYB Kata

Edition 3 Newsletters

Kukan; Te Sabaki; Proper Conduct (Martial Etiquette); Judo History; Old Comic Book Ads for Martial Arts Instruction
Vajramushti; Evasions (Angles of Attack); Joseph Louis Barrow; and How Hanshi got His Name
Arnis; Symbolism of the Circle, Square, and Triangle; Defensive Techniques of Five Principles; More Theories of Time and Motion; Lineage and Influences of Wilson Kancho; Comparing Karate Ranks to Levels of Education; Modern Equivalents of Traditional Weapons
Strategy of Isshinryu; Musashi Miyamoto and Heiho; Is Sport Karate Self Defense?; Uke; Tang Soo Do; Lineage of Wilson Kancho; The Monkey Who Went to Heaven; Hanshi's Ancestry and Sign
Striking Combinations; Jeet Kune Do; The Ryu-ha of Ancient Ninjutsu
Similarities Between Modern and Ancient sporting Events; Shodokan Aikido; Origin of the Shotokan Tiger; Warriorship; Captain Leopold McLaglen
Metsuke – Look Without Looking; The Rule of Four; Buddha's Hands; In and Yo (Yin and Yang); The Five Confucian Virtues; Ju Jutsu; Remembering “Self Defense World”
Jozai Senjo; Comparing Kuzushi and Tsukuri; Sabaki; Joint Locks; Terminology of Movement; Four Ways to Study Kata
Seven Falls, Eight Rises; Body Conditioning; Confidence; Book Review: The Way to Black Belt: A Comprehensive Guide to Rapid, Rock-Solid Results; The Union of Mind, Body, and Spirit; The Meaning of Dojo;
Kime; Learning Styles; Cuong Nhu; Moshe Feldenkrais; Women Warriors and Ancient Savat
The Concept of Bu; Zoor Khane;
Tatami; Jigoro Kano; Terminology for Resuscitation Techniques

Edition 2 Newsletters

Huntsville 2007 Review
Discussions on the Elephant's Trunk Exercise, Dead Angle, Blind Spot, Ma, Kamae, and Tsukuri. Discussions of Taekwondo and Sumo. List of Japanese Titles and Martial Arts Ranks.
Tracing the Origins of the Korean Hyung. Detailed Discussions of Kenpo and Kodokan Judo.
Discussions on Pankration, Kuk Sool Won, Sanchin Kata, What is a Sensei, and the Okami Karaho Patch
Kumite, Katame Waza, and Kuzushi
Defendu, Combato, and Combat Martial Arts
Meditation and Massage, What it Means to be a Black Belt and a Discussion on Muay Thai
Turning Side Kick; Vital Points; Heiho (Strategy); Tai Chi's Waist; Kata; and Breath
Qi Gong 18
Judo Terminology for Tournaments (Judo no Shiai)
Displacement Kata; Kojosho Kempo; Healing Techniques; Chakras
Leavenworth 2008 Review and Colorado Springs 2008 Review
Shi-Ki-Chikara; Fukyugata Sandan; The Common Threads of Chinese, Okinawan, Japanese and Korean Martial Arts ; Breathing
Busai; Encyclopedia of Judo
Jion; Diagrams of Impact Elements; Views of the Universe
Titles (and How to Use Them); Judging Forms; Tai Sabaki; Robert “Ruby Bob” Fitzsimmons

Edition 1 Newsletters

MYB Overview: Lineage, Rank Descriptions, List of Ju Jitsu Systems, and the 18 Martial Systems of Japan
Discussions of Kiai, Haragei, Dead Angle, Shorin Ryu, the Three Principles of Judo, The Karate Creed, and the Study of Kata
Techniques must fit like a glove: Discussions of Nage Waza, The Three Minds, Power and Grace, Suki, Ch'i in relation to Breathing and Meditation, and a History of Ju Jitsu
History of Karaho Kempo, Pai Lum Tao, Tang Soo Do, Moo Duk Kwan, and Hapkido: Discussions of Martial Awareness, The Five Ring Tower, and the Forward from An Encyclopedia of Judo
The Philosophy, Study, and Practice of Kata
Specific Training in Awareness, Tanden Development, and the Displacement Kick. Discussion on the Chinese Influence on Okinawan Karate and Hawaiian Massage.
Learning Principles from the Pinan Katas and a Short History of Shotokan
Discussions on Grappling forms, Choking forms, and Martial Awareness, The Three Great Treasures, and Philosophy of Judo (or any Martial Art)