An-shu Visits Phoenix Quest Center

An-shu Stephen and An-shu Rumiko Hayes visited the Phoenix Quest Center to teach a class in how to slip outside a powerful leading-hand punch or wrestling neck grab. “An-shu Rumiko and I have visited the Phoenix Quest Center before, and it was a great reunion with senior training members we see at Festival every year […]

Sunday Indian Magazine Interview

The Dalai Lama – WAR AND PEACE by Spriha Srivastava | December 5, 2010 17:38 What has a Ninjutsu Master got to say about His Holiness The Dalai Lama? A lot more than you know, for Stephen K Hayes was security advisor to His Holiness for the better part of the 1990s, and continues to […]

Really Far-Out View of 21st Century Chaos

A friend wrote me and asked my advice. He agreed to let me share our correspondence. “I am having a lot of difficulty finding my way through some tough times in my life. I am looking for a full time job, pressing on with my martial arts, managing a family crisis, and generally figuring out […]

Compassion and the Martial Artist

I truly believe you can only give as much compassion as you can afford. When you are very strong, you can afford to show a lot of compassion. Not very strong? You risk your compassion being perceived as weakness, and you are vulnerable to suffering intolerable loss. This is one irony of martial arts training: […]