Fake Martial Art Teachers

Why are bogus martial art teachers such a big subject? Anyone involved in the martial arts will know that there are many bogus, or if you prefer – fake, martial art teachers around these days.  In fact in some areas of the world it often looks like there are more fakes than legal teachers. For most…

What Is Computer Binary Code?

Although something of a big break away from my normal regular topics on the martial arts and social issues I thought I would take some time out to write on a subject that I learned when I was around 9 or 10 years old in school.   Way back in junior school I was taught…

Martial Art Weapons In Society

A social issue on the subject of street crime and the martial arts!   In addition to all that punching and kicking and blocking that is involved in the martial arts against the other person’s attacks for the purpose of self defence, or sport combat, it is also very common to see martial art classes…

I Am Better Than You

Why are there so many fakes in both the martial arts and also in many other walks of life?  To understand that situation you need to be aware of that strange thing called Human Nature. Maybe we humans are all supremacists by nature? Maybe we are all born that way? Maybe ‘human needs’ requires us…

About The Dragonwriter (UK) Network

A Personal Message From Dave J. Lomas – aka ­ Dragonwriter (UK) Hello – my name is Dave J. Lomas and I am the founder of a network of web and blog sites that are collectively called the Dragonwriter (UK) Network. My pen name is Dragonwriter but because there is also another person that also uses…

Why Learn Combat?

Why learn combat? – Why learn to fight at all in fact? Asking such a question can be looked upon both in a positive and in a negative way, depending of course on how you think of the question, but in any event the question is one that anyone involved, or thinking of becoming involved,…

When Two Naked Men Start Fighting

When Two Naked Men Start Fighting – is maybe something of a strange title for an article on the subject of the martial arts but all shall be revealed, if you pardon the pun, as you read on. When I first posted about this subject on a martial art forum site some years ago it…