Tag Archive | School of the Snake

Developing One’s Own Martial Arts System and Style

Developing One’s Own Martial Arts System and Style Hanshi Stephen F Kaufman Master and Founder of Hebi-Ryu Budo – School of the Snake Developing one’s own system and style does not simply suggest that anyone who thinks they have practiced for a period of time is capable or qualified to create a “style.” To many, […]

KATA – Theory, Analysis, and Practice – Part 2

Photos of Hanshi Kaufman in the early days, circa 1958   KATA Theory, Analysis and Practice The Complete Philosophy of Dojo no Hebi—School of the Snake By Stephen F. Kaufman, Hanshi 10th Dan Shodai Soke, Hebi-ryu Karate-do   Initial considerations for performance and an explanation of improvisation As an example, in the execution of a […]