March 9, 2018
Breaking the Plane
By Shihan Ken Smith, Advanced Martial Systems N.W.
Movement against an adversary is a complex subject and is best served through an individual break down of those processes as we learn and then, implement those lessons.
Those processes include but are n...
February 22, 2018
What is Bridging by martial arts definition? Bridging is a concept or method(s), in which the distance, range or gap between two opponents is closed.
Teaching and class work is trained with one person, the aggressor or defender, going towards the opponent, with a group...
The Journey is All Your Own
Advanced Martial Systems-N.W./Jet City Reiki and Wellness
Beginning something new will usually bring out the best and maybe the worst in us all. This article will share with you a personal self-realization that may also help you, as...
April 25, 2017
Some really effective Big Blade work that just Translates to much more across the spectrum.
Dynamic in it's application and devastating in that and its effect, both physically and emotionally against the one who is trying to harm you.
MAA James Keating, here, sharing...
Bowie Immersion Training
Just back from the 3-day Bowie Knifefighting Seminar, with MAA James A. Keating at his school in Milton-Freewater, Oregon.
The seminar started with a quick look into the history of the Maestro’s background, teachers and where his Master Plays cam...
Walking your Path to Destruction
A Conversation on Basic Footwork
April 18, 2019
A Philosophical look at the 5 Methods of Attack
March 13, 2019
The Attack by Draw
March 4, 2019
Progressive Indirect Attack
March 3, 2019
The Immobilization Attack
March 2, 2019
The Attack by Combination
February 25, 2019
The Single Direct Attack
February 21, 2019
My Earth Crystal Meditation Journey continues…
The Connection to Gaia
September 20, 2018
The Last Honest Martial Artist
August 23, 2018
Continuing the Equine Reiki (with Champ)
July 11, 2018
I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!
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