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Teachers Corner 38: A One-Trick Pony
Douglas Tong



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Teachers Corner 37: The Diseased Mind
Douglas Tong



Academic Articles

The use of mat Pilates exercises for improving acute flexibility in female amateur soccer players
Konstantinos Famisis et al.


Acute effects of mat Pilates exercises on flexibility: A comparison between young and elderly women
Polixeni Thoma et al.




Articles 2015



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Thunder Bay Kenjutsu Seminar Report
Kyle Kolodij


From the Teacher's Corner 36: Journey
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 35: Can you feel the music
Douglas Tong





Academic Articles

Effect of Age on Indirect Symptoms of Muscle Damage after Fatigue Exercise
Liamopoulou and Lazaridis


Acute effect of static and dynamic stretching exercise on sprint and flexibility of amateur soccer players
Konstantinos Famisis

Childhood obesity differentiates lower extremities’ biomechanics during gait
Lazaridis et al.


Acute effect of specific soccer warm-up on sprint performance after static stretching in amateur female soccer players
Papadopoulos et al. (pdf)





Articles 2014



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From the Teacher's Corner 34: Everyone's a Critic
Douglas Tong


Fencing, Kendo, and Yoga: The Art and Science of Breathing
Jonathan Riddle


An Essay on the Dogma of Fencing and Kendo: A Fencing Coach's Opinion, How a Student's Attitude Reflects Learning
Jonathan Riddle


From the Teacher's Corner 33: You Reap What You Sow...
Douglas Tong




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Articles 2013



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From the Teacher's Corner 32: Destiny
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 31: Broaden Your Horizons, Young Man!
Douglas Tong

From the Teacher's Corner 30: Secrets
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 29: Pride and Prejudice
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 28: Evolution
Douglas Tong


The Psychological Practice of Seiza
Kim Taylor


From the Teacher's Corner 27: A Little Pregnant
Douglas Tong




Academic Articles

Strength and Body Composition of Amateur Female Volleyball Players and Untrained Women
Balasas et. al.


The Effects of High-Intensity Interval Training in the Aerobic Performance of Young Soccer Players in Competitive Season
Pilianidis et al.


The World Records in Jumping Events: Progress Evaluation and the Effect of Biorhythms in their Prediction
Pilianidis et al.



Articles 2012
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From the Teacher's Corner 26: A Tool By Any Other Name
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 25: Welcome to Club Budo
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 24: Three Generations
Douglas Tong


How to Become a Personal Trainer
Eli Galayda


From the Teacher's Corner 23: Form Versus Funcion
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 22: Report Card
Douglas Tong
Kobudo Demo
Jeff Broderick


From the Teacher's Corner 21: Street Cred
Douglas Tong


Half-Formed Ideas
Jeff Broderick


From the Teacher's Corner 20: Critical Pathways
Douglas Tong


Review: SDK Ultralight Iaito
Scotty Allen


Thoughts on Viewing Martial Arts
Jeff Broderick


From the Teacher's Corner 19: Under New Management
Douglas Tong


 
Academic Articles

 
Longitudinal Evaluation and Prediction of Performance in Throwing Events in Mediterranean Games
Pilianidis et al


Effect of a strength training protocol on flexibility of elbow joint for “handball goalie's elbow” injuries
Mavropoulou et al.


The Physiological and Technical-Tactical Effects of an Additional Soccer Player’s Participation in Small Sided Games Training
Bekris et al.


The Effect of Soccer Training on Biochemical Indices of Young Soccer Players During the Game Season
Bekris et al.


The Effectiveness of Defensive Tactics on Offensive Efficiency in Basketball
Tsamourtzis et al.


Subjective perception of pain characteristics in team handball players with “goalie’s elbow”: Effects of a muscle strengthening protocol
Mavropoulou et al.


Evaluation of Jump Ability in a Sledge Machine, Compared to Different Fall Height and Use of Additional Weight
Komsis et al.


Articles 2011
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Jodo Grading
Jeff Broderick


From the Teacher's Corner 18: Lost in Motion
Douglas Tong


New Videos from SDKsupplies
Kim Taylor


Ahhhh, Romantic Japan
Jeff Broderick


2011 Ottawa Iaido Seminar
Patrick Suen


From the Teacher's Corner 17: Setting the Tone
Douglas Tong


Bylorussian translation of "Stretching with a Stick: a different use for an Aikido jo" available.

From the Teacher's Corner 16:  Socrates on Page Three
Douglas Tong


2011 Guelph Spring Seminar
Jamie MacDonald


Zenkenren Iai and the Development of Lower Body Strength
Mycl Barber


From the Teacher's Corner 15: A Little Magic
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 14: Remember
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 13: Absolute Power Corrupts... Absolutely
Douglas Tong


A Killing Art - the untold history of Tae Kwon Do
Eric Madis

Gender Differences in Pulmonary Function Measured In and Out of the Water in Trained Swimmers
Sambanis Michalis


EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF VOLLEYBALL TRAINING ON THROWING VELOCITY AND HANDGRIP STRENGTH
Oikonomou et al.


Programs of exercise and rehabilitation for the elderly, and their contribution in the improvement of balance and the prevention to accidents related to falls.
Theoharopoulos et al.


Evaluation of Vertical Ground Reaction Forces During a Hip Technique in Novice and Advanced Greek Judo Athletes
Zaggelidis and Lazaridis


Body Weight State and Diet of Greek Mountaineers During Their Stay at High Altitude
Manousou et al.


An investigation study of Greek tennis coaches training methods and their education
Athanailidis et al.


Articles 2010


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From the Teacher's Corner 12: Liberate the Oppressed!
Douglas Tong


From the Teacher's Corner 11: Progress
Douglas Tong


Spoiled by Choice
Jeff Broderick


The Invisible Enemy Within
Ken Goldstein


From the Teacher's Corner 10: For the Students
Douglas Tong


Down to the Count
Kim Taylor


From the Teacher's Corner 9: Absolute Versus Relative
Douglas Tong


Focus
Jeff Broderick


The Winds of Change
Vincent Pratchett


From the Teacher's Corner 8: Get SMART
Douglas Tong


Maai as a Way of Separating Koryu and Seitei
Kim Taylor


From the Teacher's Corner 7: Ducks and Eagles
Douglas Tong


Should You Ever Give Up on Someone?
Jeff Broderick


Jutsu vs Do: 1998 version
Kim Taylor


Empty Hand: The Essence of Budo Karate
Review


From the Teacher's Corner 6: The Power of Story
Douglas Tong


2010 Welland Iaido Seminar

Book Review
Hadaka-Jime: The Core Technique for Practical Unarmed Combat


From the Teacher's Corner 5: Motivations
Douglas Tong


Maai and Personal Space in Iaido
Kim Taylor


From the Teacher's Corner 4: Love and Fear
Douglas Tong


Why Do a Sword Art Anyway?
Jeff Broderick


From the Teacher's Corner 3: Needs and Learning
Douglas Tong


Differences in pre-competitive anxiety between the athletes in the category of young handball players in relation to their performance.
Papastergiou et al.


Acute Effect of Static and Dynamic Stretching on Sprint Performance in Adolescent Basketball Players
Rountas et al.


Acute Effect of Short Passive and Dynamic Stretching on 20m Sprint Performance in Handball Players
Saoulidis et al.


The Impact of Tennis on the Bone Mineral Density in Adult Males
Koronas et al.

Articles 2009
       


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From the Teacher's Corner 2: Personality and Learning
Douglas Tong


Year End Thoughts on Practice
Jeff Broderick


Hamster Clan back to Japan 2009 - Training Day 3
Patrick Suen


Goshingata Iai experiment videos uploaded

Hamster Clan back to Japan 2009 - Training Day 2
Patrick Suen


Learning Styles, Paradigms, and Digging Deeper
Chris Gilham


The Goshingata Experiment
Kim Taylor


Why is Seitei so Changeable: A Response
Chris Gilham

Why is Seitei so Changeable
Kim Taylor


Changes in Koryu: A Case Study from Hyoho Niten Ichiryu
Kim Taylor


Riai and Technique: The Story and the Performance
Kim Taylor


Hamster Clan back to Japan 2009 - Training Day 1
Patrick Suen





Let's hear it for Seitei
Kim Taylor


Jodo Gasshuku in Gunma
Jeff Broderick


The Correct Use of Technology
Kim Taylor


Kettlebells: Believe the Hype
Charles Noonan


A Kohai’s journal – my first trip to Guelph
Christina Pringi


Minimum Criteria
Jeff Broderick


The Three Attacking Points on the Sword
Kim Taylor


From the Teacher's Corner 1: What Makes a Good Teacher?
Douglas Tong


Ten Years
Ken Morgan


The Dojo and the Way
Jeff Broderick


Face Time
Kim Taylor



Academic Article: A Comparative Study for Flexibility and Jumping Ability Between Young Basketball and Soccer Players
Theoharopoulos A. et al


Academic Article: Collision Dynamics in Karate
Richard Garrelts


Academic Article: THE EFFECT OF A 12-WEEK LOW-IMPACT EXERCISE PROGRAM FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE WITH EARLY PARKINSON’S DISEASE IN LOWER EXTREMITIES’ JOINT RANGE OF MOTION
Kitsios Athanasios


Academic article: Athletic Injuries in Soccer: Three Year Study of a Greek Professional Team
Papacostis et. al.

Articles 2008



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Technique or Values Based Grading Systems
Kim Taylor


GaiJinx in Japan
Jeff Broderick


Good Iaido Versus Good Iaido Practitioner
Chris Gilham


The History of Kobudo
Ann Phillips


Hamster Clan goes to Japan
Patrick Suen


Tools
Jeff Broderick


The Edged Kihon Jo
Kim Taylor


What's in a Tournament
David Wright


Basic Physical Principles of Martial Arts and Ways
Ed Thibedeau

Authenticity in Koryu
Jeff Broderick


Sticking with One Sensei
Kim Taylor


Technical Digest: Jodo Kamae
Andy Watson


Things you learn in Crowds
Jeff Broderick


If It Looks Good It's Probably Right
Kim Taylor


The Benefits of Judo Kata
Ed Thibedeau


The Benefits of Judo Uchikomi
Ed Thibedeau


Response to a Kinesiology of Fencing and Kendo
Stephen Quinlan


Quality vs Quantity
Kim Taylor


Changeless Sword Schools?
Kim Taylor


Unka Kim's Martial Art bloggy thingie
Our Editor's Blog


Academic Article: Evaluation of the Technical and Tactical Offensive Elements of the Men’s European Volleyball Championship
Tsivika and Papadopoulou


Academic Article: Aesthetic Perception and Dance: The Case of the Urbanized 'Zeibekiko' Dance
Tyrovola et al.


Academic Article: The Effect of Arm and Forearm Loading on the Throwing Velocity of Novice Handball Players: Influences During Training and Detraining
Skoufas et al.


Academic Article: Relationship Between Muscular Strength and Kicking Performance
Anthrakidis et al.


Academic Article: Dietary Supplements and Nutritional Erogenic Aids Use in Judo Athletes
Zaggelidis et al.



Academic Article: Profile of Elite Handball Athletes by Playing Position
Oxyzoglou et al.


Academic Article: Injuries in Athletes of National Handball Teams
Hatzimanouil et al.




Articles 2007



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Academic Articles
Reminders
Corey Reid


In the Shadow of Musashi
Jeff Broderick


Beppu Iaido Report and One Legged Cutting
Jeff Broderick


Be So Stupid
Corey Reid


Fa-jing in Tai Chi Chuan – Modern Science Perspective
Tim Chan See Meng


Basic Physical Principles of Martial Arts and Ways
Ed Thibedeau


Warrior Arts and Weapons of Ancient Hawai'i
Book Announcement


Abs to Die For
Heidi Richards


Crank up the Intensity
Kim Taylor


19th International Budo Seminar in Katsuura
Jeff Broderick


Jointlocks and Takedowns with the Stick and Cane
Tom Lang




Academic Article: Balance Training Programs for Soccer Injury Prevention
Pafis et al.


Academic Article: Isokinetic Strength Training Program for Muscular Imbalances in Professional Soccer Players
Gioftsidou et al.


Academic Article: Analysis of the set-plays in the 18th football World Cup in Germany.
Armatas et al.


Academic Article: The Effects of Two Resistance Training Programs in Maximum Strength and Muscular Endurance of Male Adults
Spanos et al.


Academic Article: Is the Incidence in Volleyball Injuries Age Related? A Prospective Study in Greek Male Volleyball Players
Tsigganos et al.


Academic Article: Appropriate counselling techniques for specific components of the rehabilitation plan: A review of literature
Beneka et al.


Academic Article: Psychological aspects of rehabilitation following serious athletic injuries with special reference to goal setting: A review study.
Armatas et al.


Academic Article: Goal scoring patterns over the course of a match: Analysis of Women’s high standard soccer matches
Armatas et al.


Articles 2006



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Academic Articles
Arms Toned and Tight
Heidi Richards


Budo Heaven or Budo Hell?
Jeff Broderick


A Back to Fancy
Heidi Richards


Fighting for Your Life with a Jo
Jeff Broderick


Don't Even Think About Starting
Kim Taylor


Requirements for a Suitable Education for Budo Sensei
Roberto González Haramboure


Cleaning the Niten Ichiryu Dojo
Jeff Broderick


Legs Long and Lean
Heidi Richards


Body Blueprint: Laying the Foundation for your Ultimate Physique
Sammie Kennedy



Exercise can be Simple
Heidi Richards


What Martial Arts Mean to Me
Julia Devoe


Latecomer's Journey
Arline Wolfe


Fukuoka Budo Festival
Jeff Broderick


You Can't Learn Martial Arts From a Book
Kim Taylor


Budo Culture
Nick Suino


Fit for Love
Karinna Kittles


Progressive Aikido: The Essential Elements
review by Kim Taylor


Criticism vs Critique: the budo of photography
Kim Taylor


Academic Article: A Performance Theory Analysis of the Practice of Kata in Karate-Do: Self Resolving Contradictions of Ritual, Spontaneity, Violence, and Morality
Meron Langsner


Academic Article: Injuries in Taekwondo Athletes
Zetou et. al


Academic Article: Common practices of beach volleyball players regarding fluid, supplements and nutrition intake during a tournament
Zetou et. al



Articles 2005



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Academic Articles
Provincial Boxing Champions Now Ready to Take on the Nation

Kodokan Judo Throwing Techniques
Robinson


Seeing Up Close
Schweer


Russian "Boxing" Roulette Jump-starts 2006-06 Ontario Champion Series

Samurai Principles & Practices that Will Help Preteens & Teens in School, Sports, Social Activities & Choosing Careers
Lafayette De Mente

A Visit to Shimane II
Sebastien Cyr


A Visit to Shimane
Sebastien Cyr


Makoto: Bushido Potential for Universal Culture
Hossein Karamyar




Academic Article: The Effect of Stretching Duration on Flexibility During Warming Up in Adolescent Soccer Players
Zakas et al.


Academic Article: The Effect of Stretching Duration on the Flexibility of Lower Extremities in Junior Soccer Players
Theodorou et al.


Academic Article: The Effect of Weighing on State Anxiety among Judo Players
Nasioudis et al.


Academic Article: Bilateral Peak Torque of the Knee Extensor and Flexor Muscles in Elite and Amateur Male Soccer Players
Zakas et al


Academic Article: Nutritional Supplements use in Elite Gymnasts
Zaggelidis


Articles 2004



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Academic Articles

The Sporting Revival of a Forgotten Culture
Frederic Morin

The Ambidexterity Myth
Ron Chapél

Kendo Helps Discover the Real I
Hossein Karamyar

Running and Injury
Mike Moon

Allison Again
Ken Morgan

Tisha: Fit
Morgan

Fawnias 12 Tips for a Bikini-Ready Body
Mondey

Super Bench Pressing
Morgan

Showballs: Juggling Basketballs and Kids
Morgan

Fawnias Feel Good Secrets
Mondey



Journal Watch: Caloric Cost of Martial Arts Training in Novice Participants
Journal of Exercise Physiology online

Academic Article: Comparative study of factors - motives in beginning practicing judo and Karate
Zaggelidis



Articles 2003



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Academic Articles

The Vancouver Proclamation

Cheat Days
Mondey

User Fees, Insurance Rate Increases and Access to Recreation Facilities
ORFA

Sports tidbits Your miscellany of thoughts on sport

Hyoho Niten Ichiryu Seminar Guelph Ontario 2003
Watkin

Stripping for Fitness
Mondey

Fail-Safe Ways to Shatter a Strength Plateau
Klesitz

Walking for Fat Loss?
Cannone

Real Muscle Real Fast
Cannone

Interview: Tracy Orzechowski

Don't Take Summer Camp Quality for Granted
HighFive

2003 Canada Cup of International Wrestling

Using the French Cane for Fitness
Morin

Chatting with Allison Ethier

Aqua Training and Men: Fresh Perspectives
Skibinski

Achieving the Ultimate Balance for your body, mind, and well being.
Kirvana

The Marvels of Ki or Why Hinges and Handles Lie on Opposite Sides of a Door
Garrelts

Emmanuela Pintus: fit and strong

Not Just Another New Year!
Motsinger

Kettlebells: An Antidote to the Hype
Brennan



Motivation Theory for Elite Karate Athletes: A Psycho-physiological Approach [Peer Reviewed article]
Galloway


Articles 2002



Popular Articles

Behavioral Modification
Johnson

Resistance Is Not Futile-For Seven of Nine
Raymond Brennan

The Fighting Cane: armed, elegant and invisible!
Ted Truscott

How the Sumotori got so Big
Thomas Stevens

Strongfortism for the Martial Artist
Raymond Brennan

Fat Burners: Beneficial or Dangerous?
Jen Barber

Old-Time Physical Culture
Raymond Brennan

Why Koryu? Does rare really mean better
Kim Taylor

An Athlete’s Guide to Nutraceuticals
Jen Barber

Metabolic Stimulants: Pyruvate, Carnitine and Creatine Science or Trend?
Sarah Sakhuja

Weight Training -VS- Budo Sensei
Brian Turner

14 Ways to Safer Boxing
Joe Svinth

Accident & Liability Insurance Coverage
Micheal Dean

The Dojo as a Business: Two Profiles of Budo Business Owners
Neil Melancon

Performance Enhancement in the Martial Arts: A Review
Monica Frank

Head Injuries: Do Something, Part II
Peter Kim

Aikido and Knee Injury Project: Part I: The Incidence of Acute Knee Injuries in Aikido
Janet Rosen

Gym Etiquette
Ken Morgan

Head Injuries: Do Something
Peter Kim

Weight Training for Iaido
Ken Morgan

Mitori Geiko, Watching Practice
Kim Taylor

Tai Chi Good Way For Elderly People To Return To Exercise





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