This piece of literature is a gateway into the mind of one who has been a student of the fighting arts for more than three decades. I have had the honor of studying classical arts as well as modern arts. I have come to realize a few things as a result of my research. The essays that I have written will act as a window into the soul of martial arts as it is taught today. It’s been said that “Admitting that there is a problem is the first step on the road to recovery.” Here is the first step, lets take it together. OSU!