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Sensei Louie Grinnell inducted into The Isshin-ryu Hall of Fame

Previous Isshin-ryu Hall of Fame Visit Last night after work, I drove up to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, for the 2022 Isshin-ryu Hall of Fame banquet. I’ve been to this event three or four times in my life. The last time I went to the Hall of Fame Banquet and Tournament was several years ago, in the […]

The ASDF is now on Instagram!

As we work to provide value to our members and instructors, part of this will be networking, exposure, and marketing efforts on behalf of member instructors. To that end, the American Self-Defense Federation is now on Instagram. While we are just getting started, we will utilize this account to highlight member instructors, represented arts, member […]

A Well-Balanced Seminar

What a great seminar last weekend. The seminar was planned by Senseis Steve Gower, Chris Moulinier, and Bob Noel, and was held at Balance Martial Arts in Morrisville, North Carolina, which was a great location. I actually lived about two miles from there for about three years, and never stopped by. That was my loss! […]