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Benefits of Tournament Competition

Developing an individual’s complete ability cannot be accomplished without the tournament experience. Competition is the best way to accelerate learning. Tournament competition provides the most effective training for real self-defense, especially when combined with other aspects of training (Grab releases, pad strikes, etc.). Learning to deal with “pressure.” Certainly there is no more pressure than…

Stick To Your Bush! By Grand Master John Worley

Over the past 35 years that NK has existed, we have on occasion, been approached from various outside martial arts organizations to expand our curriculum to include whatever martial art is (was) popular at the time. Everything from Kung Fu (Chinese MA popularized by the Kung Fu TV series) to Tae Bo (Billy Blanks hugely…