Adam Bockler talks to martial arts instructors from various arts about their experiences and journeys.
Kim Aldus: Martial Arts Is Empowering
With a martial arts career spanning across four different decades, Kim Aldus says martial arts is empowering. Listen NOW to Kim Aldus on The Martial Arts Podcast The multiple-time USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee says helps boost her self-confidence by proving to herself that she can do it. Mrs. Aldus joins me for a… Continue reading Kim Aldus: Martial Arts Is Empowering The post Kim Aldus: Martial Arts Is Empowering first appeared on Adam Bockler.
Episode 08 – Jim Price: Karate Is My Way of Life
“Karate is a way of life, and it has been for me,” says Jim Price. “It’ll always be that way until the day I die.” Mr. Jim Price is a black belt instructor with more than 40 years of experience in the martial arts, having trained since he was 20. He teaches Mr. Matthew Schell, who… Continue reading Episode 08 – Jim Price: Karate Is My Way of Life The post Episode 08 – Jim Price: Karate Is My Way of Life first appeared on Adam Bockler.
Episode 07 – The Karate-Kung Fu Connection
Get ready to listen to us eat pizza and talk martial arts on this edition of The Martial Arts Podcast. Listen now! This podcast features the Karate-Kung Fu Connection of Eddy Parker and Michael Brand. Sifu Eddy Parker and Couri Fu represent SOCA (School of Combative Arts) in Peoria, Ill., plus Sensei Michael Brand from Brand’s Martial Arts in… Continue reading Episode 07 – The Karate-Kung Fu Connection The post Episode 07 – The Karate-Kung Fu Connection first appeared on Adam Bockler.
Episode 06 – Matthew Schell
Listen now! Sensei Matthew Schell recently sat down to talk to me about what he feels is missing in modern-day karate that he is instilling in his students. He talks briefly about his instructor, Mr. Jim Price, and Mr. Price’s instructor, Master Phillip Koeppel. Sensei Schell runs Tora Hakutsuru Kan Martial Arts Academyin Morton, Illinois. The post Episode 06 – Matthew Schell first appeared on Adam Bockler.
Episode 05 – Dexter Parker
Listen to The Martial Arts Podcast with Dexter Parker Sifu Dexter Parker has been a Peoria martial arts mainstay for more than 40 years. The hung gar kung fu stylist says that kung fu has some answers to the human condition, such as who we are, what we are and why we are. Mr. Parker… Continue reading Episode 05 – Dexter Parker The post Episode 05 – Dexter Parker first appeared on Adam Bockler.
Episode 04 – Joe Walker
Listen now! Mr. Joe Walker is a multiple-time world champion martial artist with more than 54 years of experience. In this podcast, we talk about his start in judo, why judo teachers had more students than karate teachers in the early 1960s and how karate took over, his experience training with Grandmaster Robert Trias, how… Continue reading Episode 04 – Joe Walker The post Episode 04 – Joe Walker first appeared on Adam Bockler.