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

A Day at the AKA Grand Nationals

I competed yesterday¬†at the AKA Grand Nationals, the longest-running martial arts tournament in the U.S., in Chicago. I placed first after performing Kanku Sho in a division of two, the non-NASKA men’s 18-29 Japanese/Okinawan forms. The NASKA division had 13 competitors. Not being a registered member of the NASKA circuit and never having looked seriously… Continue reading A Day at the AKA Grand Nationals