An interview with martial artist and hall of fame All-Round Weightlifter John McKean (Part II)

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Following up on Part One , MAZ took the opportunity to ask John some insight regarding his mentors, his difference to other weightlifters, his views regarding Applied Weight Training for martial arts and Maximum Intensity Lifting for Combatives. Fina...
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An interview with martial artist and hall of fame All-Round Weightlifter John McKean (Part I)

An interview with martial artist and hall of fame All-Round Weightlifter John McKean (Part I)


When you're 71 years old, and still setting world records in International All-Round Weightlifting , there is a definite validity to the expression "I still feel like a young guy". Born on December 15th, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, surrounded b...
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Krav Maga, Systems in the Sand, the Legacy of Imi Lichtenfeld (Part II)

Krav Maga, Systems in the Sand, the Legacy of Imi Lichtenfeld (Part II)
In Part One From Treachery to Triumph, A Story of Imi Lichtenfeld , we explored the development of the man who was Imi Lichtenfeld . What drove him, gave his life's direction, carved out the essence that in its existence made him who he was. Here in ...
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Krav Maga, From Treachery to Triumph, a story of Imi Lichtenfeld (part I)

Krav Maga, From Treachery to Triumph, a story of Imi Lichtenfeld (part I)
Samuel Lichtenfeld

If Budapest ever had a "golden age", then unknown to her she was a city breathing in its last few moments. In 1910 despite her Jewish ghettos, Budapest had reached her zenith. She was at her seminal moment in history. But in just four short years, ev...
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The legend of William Ewart Fairbairn and the ghosts of Achnacarry

The legend of William Ewart Fairbairn and the ghosts of Achnacarry

There have been many great articles written about "Dangerous Dan", "The Shanghai Buster". Yet the story of this "old English Schoolmaster" look-alike, has never been touched upon as the superb epiphany that he was.

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