It is with great excitement that I introduce you to one of my mentors, Gary Christensen. Gary and I have trained together since I was a child and I’m happy to invite Gary to my blog where he will be sharing his personal experiences. Gary has a tremendous amount of knowledge and I am humbled by his offer to share with us. Thanks, Gary!
What genius of a Japanese man discovered that they were just as useful for busting skulls?
Picture it – ancient Okinawa. It’s a beautiful summer’s morning and you’re just minding your own business; quietly tending to your rice patty. Suddenly, you hear screams in the distance. “What the hell?!”, they seem to be coming from your family farmhouse! You race back to find that some local prefect (aka “dumb-ass”) decided it was a good idea to get drunk on cheap saki, ride his horse over to your crib and start harassing your beautiful wife. Fortunately for…