Welcome to MAIF's Archive of Articles and Essays focused on the Martial Arts..!!
Below you will find information and resources for both the Student and Instructor of Martial Arts. See the Below List of Articles & Essays in alphabetical order -
Back to the Basics I: Examining the Lunge Punch
Basic Principles Underlying Atemi (Striking) Techniques
The Importance of Context in Understanding Japanese Martial Art
Early History of Ju-Jitsu, Part I
Early History of Ju-Jitsu, Part II
Early History of Ju-Jitsu, Part III
Goshin Jutsu Kata
Is Kata Really Important?
Japanese Terminology and Glossary
Ju-Jitsu Movement Strategy
Kawashi Waza vs. Kuzushi Waza
Kempo Jitsu Pre 1900 Martial Art System
Koshiki-No-Kata from Kito Ryu
Leadership and the Martial Arts
Martial Arts and Physical Fitness
Martial Arts Philosophy - Understanding The Do
Responsibility in Martial Arts
Self-Defense for Women
Six Step Process To Learning Martial Arts
Student & Instructor Relationship
Student or Master?
Theory of Circular Self Defense - Hapkido
Traditions of the Bushi
United States Taiho Jutsu
What Does It Take To Study Martial Arts?
What is Chi and Where does it Come From?
What is Ju-Jitsu?
A Brief History of Shotokan Karate
What is Self Defense?
What is Karate?