Archives for 2012

My Church Mercy Ministry

In December of 2011, I set out looking for a volunteer activity to be part of while here in Korea.  There are many to choose from including orphanage visits, homeless visits, etc.  Many foreigners … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Tie Your Judo or BJJ Belt

There are many ways to tie your judo belt. Some of us learned early on how to make due with the basic way, but as you continue on you judo adventure in life, you learn there are better ways. … [Read more...]

Dahnmudo – Traditional Korean Meditation Martial Art

Dahnmudo in Korea My senior co-teacher (and boss) is involved in a martial art called Dahnmudo (단무도).  It is a meditation style that is very akin to tai chi.  DahnMuDo is an energy-based, … [Read more...]

Water Fountain Show at Lotte Department Store in Busan

Lotte Department store is the largest upscale shopping mall in Busan. It is very similar to Macy's. Each day, there is a very spectacular water fountain show in the center of this silo-shaped mall and … [Read more...]

My Videos Q&A Through making videos here on Youtube, I've received a lot of questions about my experience so far.  I took a list of the top 10 questions and/or … [Read more...]

Hakone Guided Tour to Mt. Fuji, Owakudani, and Lake Ashi

While vacationing in Tokyo, Japan, I decided to take a guided tour to Mt. Fuji, Owakudani Valley and Lake Ashi.  A tour bus would take us out of Tokyo to these majestic sites and I would end the day … [Read more...]

The Dragon is Everywhere

It's how I fly. It's how I roll. Red Dragon bridge On a car - Booya! … [Read more...]

Visiting the Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo

I recently went on vacation to Tokyo, Japan.  While visiting, I stayed at the Kodokan Judo Institute.  The Kodokan is the founding school and international headquarters for the sport of judo today.  … [Read more...]

Haedong Temple in Busan

My coteacher brought me to the Yongkung Temple out past Haeundae Beach. It is set on the rocky cliffs on the East Sea (haedong) and it was the most beautiful temple I've seen since being in … [Read more...]