Why I Joined the WMKA

The World Matsubayashi Ryu Karate Dō Association is often attributed to Shoshin Nagamine. However, it was actually the brain child of, and started by, an American instructor living in New York, USA. There are some things about the association that are strange to me, such as how they deny the fact Kinsei Taba was onceContinue reading “Why I Joined the WMKA”

You Should Never Have to tell Your own Abuse Story!

I just wanted to take the time to thank my friends who have shared my story. So far only a small handful (three people) have been kind and brave enough to do so. Last June I was diagnosed with Suicidal Depression and Complex PTSD, after being harassed by martial artist for years. Unfortunately 100% ofContinue reading “You Should Never Have to tell Your own Abuse Story!”

So Matt Sheridan, what about your teaching experience?

Previously I gave a breakdown of my training experience and certifications within the martial arts. Primarily doing so so that people would stop harassing my buddy Noah Legel. Then people started demanding to know about my teaching experience. As it’s no secret lets discuss it. Shall we? As previously mentioned I went through the WorldContinue reading “So Matt Sheridan, what about your teaching experience?”

So Matt Sheridan, What is your Background? Seriously!

Right, so as previously explained I first joined Taekwondo at the age of six. However my life always has a way of throwing me for a loop. When I was seven years old my dad took an early retirement from the United States Air Force, where he worked as a airplane mechanic, and relocated myContinue reading “So Matt Sheridan, What is your Background? Seriously!”