1. The IMA's stated primary aim is to bring martial artists together to cross-train and share knowledge. What value would you place on this aspect of what the IMA does — what has it done for you personally as a martial artist and instructor?
After cutting my teeth on hard karate styles ‘Goju, Kyokushin & Shotokan' my view on martial arts was it had to be hard, fast and brutally powerCONTINUE READING
Shi Xing Jun Blitz interview
Interview with Shaolin Warrior Monk Shi Xing Jun Questions compiled by Graham Slater & Ben Stone (this is not the exact published version)
Interesting note: Whilst Shi Jun was staying at his host's home in Box Hill he decided do some early morning exploring and jogged to Port Melbourne and back again without any assistance (over 40 kils roundCONTINUE READING
INTERVIEW WITH GRAHAM SLATER
Interview by Tai Chi & Chi Kung Instructor Morgan Buchanan (2001)
Is there such a place where martial art instructors can further their knowledge without any concerns over style,. grade or title? Well Graham Slater believes there is and he has created many places around the world for it to happen. It all proceeds under the banner of the International Karate AlliancCONTINUE READING