John Arthur “Jack” Johnson was the first black heavyweight champion, but also paved the road for future athletes in the ways of trash talking, flashy bling and openly banging white women in an era when that could get you lynched. The man was everything Muhammad Ali would be…except he was doing it at the turn of the century. [Read more →]
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August 31st, 2010 · 5 Comments
December 25th, 2008 · No Comments
North Seattle, December 25 2008
February 16th, 2008 · 4 Comments
Over the next few weeks, I will be conducting a series of reader polls and surveys. The first question is:
For how long have you practiced martial arts?
To participate in these ongoing polls, or to view the results, look to the bottom of the right sidebar. (RSS and email subscribers must click through to the website first.)
If you would like to suggest a future survey question, please do so below.
June 12th, 2007 · 6 Comments
I hereby announce my latest group writing project, to encourage contemplation and discussion on the subject of martial arts. [Read more →]
June 10th, 2007 · 5 Comments
Did you know there are more than 80 active martial arts clubs in the Seattle area? [Read more →]
April 23rd, 2007 · 2 Comments
The annual celebration of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day will be held this Saturday, April 28, 2007. Many Seattle-area groups will meet for practice at this auspicious time, weather permitting. [Read more →]
February 17th, 2007 · 14 Comments
Year of the Pig
The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on recent experiences, and to plot a course for continued growth in the martial arts. To that end, I am sponsoring a contest to identify and promote the best martial arts writing of 2006. [Read more →]
January 9th, 2007 · 1 Comment
Question from a student:
I understand that Kungfu, a multifaceted system, is a system of combat, and hence dominant and superior combat power is its highest priority. Is that true?
Answer from Wong Kiew Kit:
It is a matter of perspective. I would view kungfu in this way. Kungfu as a mutifaceted martial art, has three levels of attainment. The lowest level is combat efficiency. This is also the most fundamental level, without which it ceases to be kungfu and degenerates into a demonstrative form. [Read more →]
September 24th, 2006 · No Comments
Watch martial arts experts and masters perform their precision techniques and forms. Various martial arts styles from China, Japan, Okinawa, and Korea will be presented!
Seattle I.D./Chinatown Community Center
Saturday, October 14, 2006
6pm to 8pm
If you decide to attend, please post a review afterwards.