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Warrior Poetics: On Chiliad

Chiliad is a word that immediately reminds me of old kung fu movies where the lead seeks revenge and proceeds to decimate hundreds or seemingly thousands of foot soldiers through hand-to-hand combat. It is of course entirely unrealistic, but the …

Warrior Poetics: On Boomlet

Boomlet is a word that reminds me of a fight’s rhythm. Whether it’s muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA or a street fight, there’s always a delicate and calculated balance between go and slow. The “go” is boomlet. It’s the absolute …