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"I don't need YOUR help!, I said, "This is True Love, and it contains more power than you'll ever imagine!" He just smiled, shrugged his shoulders and waited. I knew he had me. I'd messed up. I glared at him again looking up slightly, "I'll fight you.", I said calmly controlling my breathing, trying to stay relaxed and alert so my body can do the job it had been trained to do for more than a generation now. "You'd lose.", he said with a smile. "But you'd know you'd been in a fight.", I said, staying relaxed and ready to move at any moment. He laughed again, "Probably", shaking his head, "A very interesting human." I always teach my students to use their creativity and imagination. I started using mine. "Is there any way I can get out of this?", I asked him. He paused for a moment, "I have to abide by certain rules. If you can give me a task I cannot perform or a command I cannot follow, you will be released from your contract. You may ask me three questions.

I begin to think, "Three questions?" Yep that's one." he said. "Hey!", I said. "What an !@#$.", I said under my breath. "Goes with the job.", he smiled. I thought some more, my mind open and fresh from the controlled breathing and the flow of adrenaline. "Are there any limitations to your powers?", I asked. "No Mr. Kirkham. Not as far as human beings are concerned."., he replied in a confident manner. "Is there any place in the universe I can send you that you cannot return from?", I asked. Looking impatient, he said, "No I told you I have you, your mine. Now finish this up I have more humans to see." I thought he said human the way some people say dog!@#$. "I don't have all day Mr. Kirkham now give me a task.", he demanded.

"It's not a task. It's a command.", I said straightening up looking into his eyes. "Okay command away and let's get moving. You know this won't work.", he said with an ego only the devil could have.

My eyes burned into his and in a low voice I gave him his command, "Get lost." He began laughing. Suddenly he stopped laughing and I saw fear and shock in his eyes. "NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO", he cried as his stability seemed to get worse and worse. He fell to the floor and disappeared through it. My body began to relax again stopping the flow of adrenaline. My beathing slowed to a less controlled, relaxed state.

The phone rang. It was a long distance call from Hawaii.

Fiction written by Sensei J. Richard Kirkham 4/5/2000


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Does kata (forms) help you with self-defense? Your Answer

yes I believe they do -once you truly understand them-not just do them. they can often give you new insights on your art and can often lead to a sharper and clearer mind-making the warrior within that bit more tempered and refined, after all combat is fought on more than one plane.

kind regards,



Does Kata help with self defence... You KNOW that's gonna spark debate;

here's my part of the fuel for the fire Bottom line? Yes... sort of... Kata are a definite asset to training; they help with form and bring familiarity to the various techniques.

They also, unfortunately, breed habit with specific responses towards some actions. I believe that if a student is learning a Martial Art, Kata are a must (if included in the specific art).. If a student is strictly learning self defence, they should likely stay away from hard-set forms and concentrate more on confidence with a few select techniques. This is said with the premise that self defence is a specific end as opposed to a devotion to training.



Kata adds to the art in the martial arts. It adds nothing to self-defense ability other than a broken jaw from chamber punching and not keeping your hands up.



Since Kata are DESIGNED to teach you self defense techniques against being grabbed which do not require strength they are in fact the primary tool for self defense. This of course means understanding the pressure point applications implied in the technique. (No the move do not need to be modified for the street...they work exactly as they were intended to ... on the street!)



Okay, Ricky...I'll play:

The question was: Does kata (forms) help you with self-defense?

If YOUR kata is GOOD kata...Yes! If your particular style has developed, and evolved into something that "works" - it obviously has to have a basis in the kata that was developed to teach it. However, responsible Sensei (Sifu, Guro, Shihan, etc.) do not often teach students the defining movements that make a kata "work" until the 1st dan groundwork has been completed. So much of kata today is probably "close" in the relative motions necessary to practice a kata in it's entirety...but, lacking in the actual physiological dynamics that created them in the first place. Some karateka NEVER learn those dynamics from their Sensei. (And don't know it..) If your style's kata is properly transferred from teacher to student (and of course, those forms really do "work"), then the kata itself can teach the necesary dynamic(s) to you. form follows function, follows form...



Kata is your self defense. But only if kata techniques are understood for what they really are. Take almost everyone's first kata (with all the down block & punches). If this is interpreted as a down block and punch, it doesn't do much for you. But if you look deeper at the down block movement it has powerful self defense application. When the arm comes up and toward you for the "fold", this could easily be your first response to an attacker grabbing your wrist. You would strike his arm at the elbow coming back towards the wrist. This will activate a pressure point called Lung-5 that will cause the knees to buckle. Your opponent's head will be in position to deliver the "block" portion of the move. If kata is interpreted using "traditional" methods, its self-defense value is limited at best. In kata a punch is not always a punch, FREE YOUR MINDS!!! Scott


if anotherstyle awarded belt of differrencess to the individual and staying in practice is a belief . beleive it.


RK, here's some possible questions to throw out to all...(you can change them a little, if my meanings are unclear):

Is YOUR art a "technique" art, or a "form" art? What's the difference between the two? Which should I practice more of, technique or form?



Your Answer


Can a good street fighter beat a black belt? Your Answer

Anytime, any day.



It depends on whether the stress on the style is tournaments or combat.



It totally depends on the type of black belt the person is.  If they were
trained in the traditional, full contact old styles of the arts, then
probably not.  It also depends on whether the street fighter is trained, or
if they attack the bb from behind.  I have witnessed many a black belt
loose a street fight because of these factors:

1.	They are a point fighter.
2.	They trained at one of those "Anyone can be a black belt schools."
3.	They were jumped from behind and hit with a club or pipe.
4.	The street fighter was a well trained Martial Artist or boxer.
5.	The black belt just plain sucked.
6.	The black belt was from a Tae Kwon Do "Super Mall" school (one that
teaches for money).
7.	And lastly, the black belt didn't have chance because he was drunk or

After working security for many years in bars, I have one thing to add to
this question...could a street fighter beat a qualified, well trained black
belt in an actual front to front face?  The answer would probably be no,
but remember that no matter how tough you are, there is always someone


Shihan S Franz, 6th Dan Black Belt
Aiki-Te Ryu Karate Do


Yes, having a black belt means a lot, but I have read and heard of schools that give a black belt too soon in a students martial arts career. Having a black belt doesn't neccesarily mean you are invincible, but if you have had the right training and have practiced it would definatley improve your odds.



Can a good street fighter beat a black belt ???

My answer is, that's a great possibility.

Black belt don't guarantee a man to be able to beat up street fighter. It depends heavily on our continuous training, reflexes, and senses. I don't know about the condition in America, but here in Indonesia, we can't underestimated street fighters. Here, many black belt people being beat up by street fighters.

I've seen some persons who takes Kempo classes ( three black belt persons ) being beat up by a single lonely street fighter, and then those Kempo black belts went down unsconcious with only a fast single slap to their face


Black Belt-ers, If you think that you can beat up street fighters, then try Indonesia's street fighters. You have to think more than twice to face them !!!!! Even if you had a gun ....!!!!!!!!


I believe so in some cases. And in others no . In the dojo there are rules such as no groin shots and unwritten rules such as don't hit to hard. However , on the street there are no rules. In the dojo they may throw at you a combo such as a high kick followed by a chest punch. There you are fighting someone you are acquainted with on relatively good terms and fighting the same style. On the street there is no combo. Once they start moving in on you they don't let up for any reason and unfortunately there is no sensei to stop it.



A good street fighter can beat a porley trained black belt. The black belts at our dojo and ascosiation go through a very tough test. They only test once a year and it is because it is the only time all of the committy can be at the one place. Adam


It depends on what training the black belt has had. One style is better then the other from what I have seen. As in one is more effective then the other. Also, streetfighters that I have seen never use rules, they get you with cheap shots, use wepons etc. I have never seen a street fighter fight with honor. But also, I have only seen once that a street fighter won from a black belt. Remember that there are many schools out there that give students lessons for just the money. Or give them a black belt when they are noth worthy of it. It also depends on if the streetfighter had some trainig in a dojo before he wnet to street fighting. I know of one, and he is very good. I know a lot of indonesians who are street fighters, yet I haven't ever seen one beat up a kick boxer. (reply to someone elses mail) So I think the number of fights won by street fighters is small when it come to fighting with true worthy balckbelts.


ummmm like noway man........unless the street fighter could use weapons or something man






Yes! Real street fighters,not wannebes taught in a studio,can and will beat a blackbelt trained properly or not . They do not have homes,or have something to eat everynight,or wear clean clothes. They survive any way, any how against all "arts",one rule they follow NONE,use anything that is around them as a weapon. Only way a blackbelt learns to avoid being beaten up is: Know your area(surroundings) No dark alleys If you're going to drink stay with friends who you trust Do not brag about your rank,they do not care Watch actual fights on the street,not on television, you will not see perfect techniques. Okay I rambled on,this gets me everytime,

Sensei Paul


I truly depends on the amount of training each has put into their art. A fighter training 6-7 days a week will most likly take a fighter training 2-3 days a week



A subscriber has written in and was wondering what martial arts exercises he can do to help lose weight? Your Response

There is a fun little exercise that really gets the blood going.. it's called a prostration.. You stand straight, hands above your head... then you lie down on your stomach, hands extended in front of you.. then you stand up straight, hands above your head.. that's one. do as many as you like/can.. usually, if you hurry, the average guy will get winded after 10 to 15.. standard Martial Artist, about double.. try doing 50 a day, whatever the pace.. you will loose weight guaranteed..


get off your a__

Note from Sensei Kirkham: Okay not very helpful but I thought it contained a bit of humor


To lose weight, put both hands on the table and push firmly away. It both strengthens the shoulders and puts the plate out of reach. Jim

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Concerning The Myths of Internal Energy Strikes

Great article Rick. I have included much of the same type of information in my book on Rekibo. We call it body mechanics, it simply means the understanding of the human body and how it actually works. I have had the opportunity to try to explain to many martial artists why thouse incredibly tense reverse punches lose power on each consecutive strike. Also while I am writing this would you be interested in an article on Rekibo weaponscraft, if you are I will take a chapter out of my book and condense it for you. Have a good year my friend, Pablo


I agree with you completely except on one point. it is possible to be able to throw an "internal energy" strike while falling forward. It takes considerable practice and the ability to relax your natural tendency to tighten during a fall ...but have been able to teach this technique to SOME upper Dan levels ...unfortunately not to those uncomfortable with falling regardless of their rank


PS thank you for your article! it is nice to see other professionals willing to take a stand on such mysticism


Hi Now WHY did you go and start that one... All right; let's go So you've never seen an energy strike with the 'eastern misticism' stuff.. for you it's all mechanics.. good for you. Glad that works for you. You're wrong, but if you're happy, then that's all that matters. I have seen energy strikes.. I have FELT energy strikes.. None of this 'turning your fingers blue with the power of...' or anything; an actual, honest to goodness 'not touching me but still knocking me back' energy strike. You've got a background in physiology. great; hope it helps in all sorts of ways. Don't let yourself be restricted, however, by the belief that what you know is all there is to know. If you do, then no matter who you are or what you're talking about, you're wrong; plain and simple. If you choose not to believe in 'eastern approach' energy strikes, then I'm not going to try to talk you into believing. To assume that it's impossible because you don't know how or can't back it up scientifically is the height of arrogance. It's also something that as a teacher and a Black Belt, you should not be closing your mind about. To state your opinion is one thing. What you have done is state your belief as a fact. ...and you're wrong. Philippe

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Rick, Here is a small, sub-sub section from FIGHTER'S FACT BOOK: Over 400 Concepts, Techniques and Drills to Make You a Better Fighter. The book is due out in April or May from Turtle Press

Toughening the hands is a controversial subject that has been debated for years in the martial arts. Consider the following Q and A.

Q. Is it absolutely necessary to build thick callouses on your knuckles to have an effective punch?

A. No.

Q. Is it potentially dangerous?

A. It can be, especially when you injure the bones.

Q. Is there a relatively safe way to build them?

A. Yes

Q. Are big, calloused knuckles impressive to look at?

A. Some people think so.

Q. Do they make for a harder hand strike?

A. Yes. I've worked at toughening my knuckles off and on for all of my martial arts career. There have been times when they were thick with callousness and there have been times when I've stopped working them and the callouses diminished (maintaining them is a continuous process).

One time in Vietnam, a country where the people are quite aware of the martial arts and notice such things as calloused knuckles, a dozen Vietnamese people gathered around me after one of my brawls as a military policeman and stared at my hands as they talked excitedly among themselves about my knuckles. The only word I could understand them saying was "taekwondo," the primary martial art in Vietnam at the time.

Other than for cosmetic purposes, calloused knuckles, especially if they are thick and hard, add to the impact of your punch. One Chinese master, who strikes a metal plate 1000 times a day and has knuckles nearly as large as golf balls, says that hitting someone with his knuckles is like hitting them with a rock. He also says that he doesn't feel pain in his knuckles because he has long ago deadened the nerves in them.

Whether to toughen your knuckles or not is, of course, your decision. You may find that toughening them is a long and painful process that has no benefit other than impressing white belts. On the other hand, you may find that building them is beneficial to your punching. If you choose to do it, you should know that there is some risk involved, especially if you build them by repetitiously striking a hard object, like the aforementioned metal plate. When doing it that way, it's quite possible to cause irreversible damage to the nerves, so much so that you could spend the rest of your life walking around with a hand frozen in the shape of a claw.

There is, however, a way to put callouses on your knuckles by toughening the skin rather than damaging the bones. This may be a superficial way to build up the knuckles and not as effective as enlarging and toughening the bones, but it nonetheless puts a layer of protection on them. This is the way I have always done it and, when they are at their best, I can hit a hard object without feeling much pain.

Knuckle push-ups:

Do your push-ups on the large knuckles of your index and middle fingers. They are your primary striking points, and therefore the ones you want to toughen. Just doing push-ups on them won't toughen the skin much, so you need to twist your hand ever so slightly so that your knuckles rub into the floor. The keyword here is twist "slightly" because the weight on your knuckles is significant, and too much twisting will tear the skin, a not-so-fun moment in time that stings like the dickens. Start out doing these on a carpet, then progress to wood and then cement.

Rub a brick:

Actually, you can rub your knuckles with a rock, a piece of wood, cement or anything else that has a rough surface. Place your two large knuckles on the object and rotate your hand back and forth in a vigorous rubbing motion. Don't get carried away and press too hard because you will tear the skin. As your skin grows tougher you can progressively press harder.

Punch a canvas bag:

Modern-day heavy bags are usually made out of slick, smooth vinyl. These are excellent for developing power in your techniques, but they don't do much toward toughen the skin over your knuckles. Canvas-covered heavy bags, however, work wonderfully. They are hard to find (I found mine in an old boxing gym), but they are worth the search because they toughen your skin quickly.

Salt water torture:

There are herbal ointments on the market that supposedly toughen and heal your skin, but I have never used these products and haven't heard anything as to how effective or ineffective they are. I have always used salt water or just plain salt to help heal my skin after I have gotten carried away and torn off a big patch. I just sprinkle a little salt on the exposed layer of wet meat (is that graphic enough?) and lightly rub it around on the injury. It hurts, sometimes all the way to my elbow, but I have found that it accelerates the healing. If you are going to toughen your knuckles, I recommend that you only work the skin that covers them.

I recently heard of a Japanese master who in his advanced years suffered greatly from all the pounding he did on his knuckles. Arthritis of the bones is natures cruel way of letting you know you did too much when you were younger

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In the book you will also find a small section that your martial arts ezine editor contributed to on common faults in strikes. I hope this helps to let the author know how much I appreciate his support and contrubutions.

Sensei J. Richard Kirkham is a 27 year martial art veteran. He is a dual certified teacher with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Education with a background in Special Education, Exercise Physiology, Movement Education, and Behavioral Modification. He is presently an in home tutor, self-defense instructor, and body guard. Mr. Kirkham is presently teaching in Honolulu Hawaii. He can be reached at 808-528-5775 Ext. 5. He has one challenge which has yet to fail him, he can increase anyone's striking power 50% to 100% in one lesson. For those who cannot see him in person, he offers the same service with others on affordable custom video tapes. Sensei Kirkham has the unique service of offering in home classes so that people may learn self-defense in the privacy of their home without worrying about travel after a hard days work.

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Dear Sensei Kirkham, As always it is very interesting, informative and a pleasure to visit your website. I need to have my URL updated on your page in your links section. My ISP has changed my websites address due to a merger with another ISP and I need to get the URL updated. It is for Mieir King Services/King's Kung Fu. The new URL is:
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Sensei J. Richard Kirkham, My name is Bernardino Santana Junior. If is possible I would like to add a link of me page i your site. My page is about ASAMCO, a brasilian martial art. This page have two versions, Portuguese and English. The adress is : I found your site in when I was looking for "martial arts styles". Please reply this email . Thank you Bernardino Portuguese version -English version
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