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From Point Zero to Ground Zero

Below, you will find a link to the 192-page thesis submitted by Sensei Jesse Boyd in partial fulfillment for the requirements for …

Knife Ippon Kumite 1-20

Sensei Boyd demonstrates Cheonjikido Knife Ippon Kumite 1-20 on both the right and left sides. Knife Ippon Kumite

Pyan Dan IL Bunkai

Sensei Boyd makes bunkai application from Pyan Dan Il as taught and preserved by Master Nam Suk Lee. Pyan Dan Il, Bunkai

Jo Kata #2

Sensei Boyd performs Jo Kata #2 with a trekking pole at 13,800 ft. in Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash. jo kata #2

Belt Rank

The value of a belt rank is directly proportional to the value assigned to it by the dojo instructor. If the instructor …

Unsoku, Happon Do, Tandoku Undo

Sensei Boyd performs Unsoku, Happon Do, and Tandoku Undo Kata at 16,500 ft. in Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash. unsoku, happon do, tandoku undo

Jo Kata #1

Sensei Boyd performs Jo Kata #1 with a trekking pole at 13,800 ft. in Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash: jo kata #1

The Rhythms of Reversal

Miyamoto Musashi, an undefeated dueler and masterless swordsman who lived in 17th Century Japan authored The Book of Five Rings in 1643, …

Kwon Bop Kong Soo Do

Before suggesting that his style be renamed Chang Moo Kwan Do, Sensei In Yoon Byung taught what he termed Kwon Bop Kong …