As I write this, on the opposite coast, the Tokyo Olympics (which they still insist on calling the 2020 Olympics) are taking place. Whatever my thoughts on that, it’s an excuse to talk sports. No, I don’t normally do that, but I do talk about history; let’s have a look at some of Japan’s traditional […]
There are a number of reasons why you might want to take up a martial art in Japan. The regular physical practice can help you keep fit, build confidence, and let off steam. A martial art can also be a gateway into Japanese culture.