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Japan Dolphin Hunt Dealt Big Blow

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The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Council this week suspended the membership of the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums because the organization has refused to stop the annual killing of dolphins at the cove in Taiji, Japan. 430 more words


Activists Deliver White House 1 Million Signatures Calling to End Japan’s Dolphin Slaughter

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After The Cove revealed the horrific practice of dolphin slaughter in Taiji, Japan, in 2009—winning best documentary at the Academy Awards and other accolades—the film’s leading activist, Ric O’Barry, was certain the… 373 more words


“Qi spreads without breathing as a result of the open and closing, movement and stillness, in this martial art.  This is the root of this Qi and how it is created. 

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Principles of Breath - Pathway

The following is an excerpt from the 7 principles of Russian Breathing according to Vladimir Vasiliev with commentary by Systema SLC. For more information pick up… 471 more words

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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan

I must admit I bought this book some time ago and it’s sat on my shelf unread for many years. At the start of 2014 I embarked on a new direction within the Chinese arts after 21 years of reading, writing and practicing martial arts. 316 more words


Understanding Self-Defense: The Tao

I have often contemplated the Tao of self defense, if one should exist, but found it difficult to justify any sort of violence in the context of the Tao. 226 more words

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The Cove

The Oceanic Preservation Society‘s (OSP) documentary/crime filmThe Cove, directed by Louis Psihoyos presents its audience with the gruesome details of the capture and slaughter of dolphins by local fisherman in Taiji, Japan. 473 more words