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Happy Birthday Master Instructor!

Saturday, May 10th, 2014 Posted in Krav Maga, Martial Arts | No Comments »

Happy Birthday to my friend and instructor, Rhon Mizarchi! Without your particular brand of "therapy" my life would be a great deal darker. I know that I am not alone in saying "thank you for all that you do for ...

Happy Birthday Sensei!

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 Posted in IPS, Lifestyle, Martial Arts | No Comments »

I am wishing a very IPS Happy Born Day to my Sensei, my friend, and my mentor!!! Here is to the next 61 years. Enjoy your day and pass on my love and respect to Ma Dukes!

No more excuses

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Comics and Sci-Fi, IPS, Krav Maga, Martial Arts | No Comments »

The other day I was talking to my old martial arts instructor, Kyoshi Giles, and musing over the fact that only fellow martial artists seem to understand how getting together with close friends to punch, kick, and stab one another ...

Arkham Origins is gonna be sick!!!

Friday, October 25th, 2013 Posted in Batman, Entertainment, Gaming, Martial Arts, Technology | No Comments »

After months of waiting Batman: Arkham Origins dropped tonight. The new Arkham is the followup to the wildly popular Batman inspired video games Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. I just picked up my copy from GameStop. There was a surprisingly small line ...

I do crazy stuff when I get bored.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, Lifestyle, Martial Arts | No Comments »

The fourth of July is kind of boring this year with the wife and kids away at summer camp. Still, I shouldn't complain too much since I am a married man at home without the family for a couple of days. ...

Straight out of a comic book!

Monday, July 1st, 2013 Posted in Lifestyle, Martial Arts | No Comments »

When I was a young child growing up in Harlem there were very few people that looked like me in the media. And when they were people that looked like me presented in the movies, or on the small screen, ...

Prepare for the Smackdown!

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 Posted in Digital Video, Entertainment, Krav Maga, LaGuardia, New Media, Sports and Fitness | No Comments »

A few months back I was interviewed on the occupational activities of former LaGuardia Media Studies student and Cannes filmfest participant, Girard Tecson of Dayside Productions. The interview appeared in a new documentary on Girard's unusual decision to make a ...

RIP Aaron Banks

Thursday, May 9th, 2013 Posted in Lifestyle, Martial Arts, Sports and Fitness | No Comments »

This is sad news for the martial arts community. Master Banks was a very popular figure in the NYC martial arts scene during the seventies. He helped to pioneer the dissemination of the martial arts by helping to promote the ...

Archery Night: Zombie Apocalypse training

Sunday, December 16th, 2012 Posted in Archery, Lifestyle, Martial Arts | No Comments »

In light of the "Avengers", the "Hunger Games", and the new Green Arrow TV series, both of my kids have been interested in trying the sport of archery. So when I came across a Groupon deal for the Queens Archery ...

Here we go again

Friday, December 14th, 2012 Posted in Lifestyle, Martial Arts, Travel | No Comments »

It is a damn shame that we are having this discussion yet again today. The murder of 27 people in Connecticut, 20 of them small children between the ages of 5 and 10, once again highlights a unique problem with ...