Judo Throws by Korean 7th Dan Korean Master (Part I)

Master Go Cheong Pil, 7th Dan Back home in America, if a seasoned red and white belt judoka from Korea put on a clinic we would gladly shell out $50-100 no sweat.  It's not everyday that you … [Read more...]

Volunteering at Korean Orphanages

There are so many things to get involved with while teaching English in Korea.  Sometimes though, it's a great and rewarding idea to give back in some way so it isn't always about ourselves.  If … [Read more...]

7 Reasons You’ll Love Teaching Abroad

Running into UNESCO volunteers People who travel abroad to teach English do so for many different reasons.  Some are paying off debts, some want to learn about a culture they are interested in, … [Read more...]

MMA Girl/English Teacher Fighting In South Korea

Back in December of 2012 I did a blog post about a fellow English teacher who trains in MMA here in Busan.  She has since started competing and is currently 2-0.  Jade Marie Anderson is from the USA … [Read more...]

This is Hiking in South Korea

승학산 (Seung Hak San) Looking back at my time here in Korea, I definitely wish I had gone hiking more.  So when my North Korean father (by proxy!) finally convinced me to go, we coordinated a … [Read more...]

BJJ in Korea: BJJ Lab in Busan

Are you coming to Korea and wondering about a place to train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)?  Well, BJJ is coming into it's own here in Korea with some outstanding talent on the rise.  Korea takes the … [Read more...]

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Busan’s BJJ Prodigy

King of Grapplers - "I bring the PAIN!" 5 hour bus ride to Seoul. Years of committed training. Wrapping up your division in King of Grappling BJJ event in under 2 … [Read more...]

Battleships and Fish – Korea’s National Maritime Museum (국립해양박물관)

Korean National Maritime Museum It's fairly evident that Korea is experiencing rapid growth in their economy.  Everywhere you look there is new construction going up, or new neighborhoods being … [Read more...]

The English Teaching (slash) MMA Girl…

Jade Marie Anderson - Busan Team MAD I spent a brief time over at Busan Team MAD MMA training facility where Kim Dong Hyun from the UFC trains.  It's arguably the premier MMA team in South … [Read more...]