From the Ar­chives Vol. 16, No. 7, $1

The 175th is­sue of Black Belt was dated July 1978. It was 76 pages long and fea­tured tang soo do in­struc­tor Jeong Sook Lee on the cover.

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• teigh­ing in on the business of teach­ing martial artsI de­orge aill­man of­fers nu­mer­ous in­sights — with­out one men­tion of pres­sure points. For those who don’t know, 'ill­man was a fa­mous com­peti­tor long be­fore he be­gan teach­ing pres­sure­point strikesK • lne rea­son Black Belt doesn’t pub­lish more health ar­ti­cles is they of­ten end up sound­ing like this: ´-ock itch is an an­noy­ing af­flic­tion that pe­ri­od­i­cally af­fects a ma­jor­ity of martial artists. Pre­dis­pos­ing fac­tors in­clude poor per­sonal hy­giene, tight-fit­ting gi or cloth­ingI obe­sity and ex­ces­sive per­spi­ra­tion in the groin area.” (Note to au­thor: TMI on the sweaty testes!) • “Man has to do with slow­ness,” says Chi­nese martial arts in­struc­tor tilly iinK “The move­ments of tai chi must be slow and con­tin­u­ousI like silk from a silk­worm or a shadow fol­low­ing its ob­ject.” • A uni­form com­pany called haratiger starts ad­ver­tis­ingK Pre­sum­ably, its name is a merger of ´karate” and ´tiger.” • A bone doc in ios An­ge­les de­clares that peo­ple can at­tain ex­per­tise in karate with­out ´func­tion­ally de­stroy­ing the foot.” Thank youI CaptK lb­vi­ousK

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