Southeast Regional Festival in Tampa

An-shu Stephen and An-shu Rumiko Hayes brought their “Nine Cuts – Nine Powers” 2011 teaching theme to Tampa, Florida, to join Mark Sentoshi Russo and Helen Jotoshi Russo in inspiring over 100 practitioners from around the world. Fellow instructors John Mantoshi Giancarlo, Laura Lintoshi Giancarlo, Scott Akitoshi Bragg, Christopher Agetoshi Gayle and Chapel Hill Quest […]

How Real is Your Reality Training?

Through consistently realistic martial arts training we become familiar with how attacks happen. Such a training program must be far bigger than just learning techniques. Through simulation training where an aggressor comes at us and we do not know what will happen until it happens, we become more sensitive to an attacker’s intent. We learn […]

Supposed to Make It Count

I had sort of figured this out by age 9. I felt caught in the trap of the game with no idea what I should do. I just trailed along uncomfortably through my teens and early 20s. Then I left for Japan at 25 and my life blossomed. “Oh-ho! So that was what I was […]