An Interview with Pavel Macek, Sifu

In the continuing series, I present to you today an interview with Pavel Macek Sifu. He currently lives and teaches in the Czech Republic, in addition to teaching seminars in many different countries. I really appreciate the mindset that traditional training IS practical. Very knowledgeable and personable as well, he brings a lot to the…

An Interview with Sifu Rik Kellerman

┬áI asked Sifu Rik Kellerman to do and interview here for this series, and he agreed. I could not be happier with the results. A true wealth of knowledge, and a sense of humor. Here it is! Wallace: Rik, I want to thank you for your time in allowing this interview! First, I want to…

An Interview with Kris Wilder

Kris Wilder has had a powerful impact on my training and approach to practical martial arts. His writing, both the solo books as well as those co-authored with Lawrence Kane, are among the books I recommend first to people who ask. The Martial Secrets podcasts are something I look forward to, and listen to as…

An Interview with David Rogers

I asked David if he would do an interview with me for the series. He agreed, and the result was amazing. He is the head of the Rising Crane studio, and he tells his story much better than I can. Please read and enjoy! Wallace: Thank you so much for agreeing to this interview! I…

An Interview with Sifu Frank Bolte

In an effort to continue my promised series of interviews with some of the interesting people I have met through the martial arts, I present an interview with Sifu Frank Bolte. He is a down to earth person, with a humility┬árare in martial artists of his extensive experience and deep knowledge. Doing this interview changed…

An Interview with Sifu Onassis Parungao

I have thought for a time about doing a series of interviews of some of the interesting people I have met in or through the martial arts. The biggest thing that held me back was confidence. I am, after all, not really a journalist. But…I have published books and I am not really a writer!…