Tag: tribalism

99 Dueling Concepts

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99 Dueling Concepts
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Jeff discusses what happens when the right way to practice one martial art collides with the right way to practice a different martial art.

 

96 Everything Good Came From Us!

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96 Everything Good Came From Us!
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Hyper-diffusionism is the misguided idea that ALL the world’s important cultural achievements, indeed all the world’s CULTURES came from a single particularly superior civilization and then diffused out to the rest of the world.

10 What is a Martial Arts Style?

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10 What is a Martial Arts Style?
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The martial arts world has for centuries focused much of its attention on the value and quality of the many different “styles”.¬† Jeff wades into the subject and offers his own two cents, drawing a parallel to the outmoded concept of ‘race’ in biology.

9 Is Grappling Training Necessary?

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9 Is Grappling Training Necessary?
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Jeff discusses the importance of being able to competently defend yourself when you find that the fight has gone to the ground.

In the process he discusses the problem of ‘tribalism’ in the martial arts.