This week we speak to acclaimed author of some 23 books ( I hope I got the number right) A lifelong practitioner of yoga, Barnes obtained his black belts in karate and judo and his brown belt in Shorenji Jiu Jitsu. He earned his instructor certificate in Wu Ming Ta, his instructor candidate ranking in Filipino Kali stick and knife fighting, and intermediate rankings in Tae Kwon Do and Aikido. He also has been an advanced student of Jun Fan kickboxing, an instructor of Tai Chi Chuan, an intermediate student of self-defense pistol shooting, and has practiced the Indonesian art of Pentjak Silat Serak. Additionally, Barnes completed the Yoga Works basic Hatha Yoga instructor program in Santa Monica, California, and has taught yoga. Barnes became a certified hypnotherapist affiliated with Transformative Arts Institute in San Anselmo, California. Between 1986 and 1989 Barnes was the Kung-Fu columnist for Black Belt Magazine. He also contributed to other martial arts and fitness magazines and has produced martial-arts instructional tapes.
Martial Secrets with Steven Barnes