This is a vintage copy Black Belt magazine.
Released: May 1974, Volume XII, Number 5
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14 Champions Are People,Too. Behind the glitter and the glory that have surrounded Chuck Norris since he became the golden boy of tournament karate is a person, complete with frailties and problems. A probing look at Chuck Norris today.
22 Judoka's Nightmare of War. When Jim Yoshida went to study his art at Kodokan in 1941, it was a judo dream come true. But eight months later, the advent of Pearl Harbor turned that dream into a nightmare. The incredible story of what followed makes for absorbing reading.
30 Delayed Death Touch: It is really just a myth? Writer Massad Ayoob examines the most fascinating legend of the Chinese martial arts comes up with some intriguing insights.
38 A New Path Of Vision. An old man who insists there is more to seeing clearly than physical sight put to a fateful test.
41 The Unlikely Samuari comes again. A second presentation of this historical short story, which appeared in garbled form when its originally ran in March.
44 Ping-Pong Approach To Hapkido. Korean Kwang Seek Hyun, who believes many martial arts are no longer effective means of self-defense, uses innovative techniques to teach a traditional art. Table tennis one is one of them.
52 Enter The Budo Doctors. A close-up look at the Physicians Martial Arts Association, a new organization of the black belt doctors concerned about proper medical care in tournaments and dojo.
60 Will The Five Animals of Kung-Fu please stand up? Historian William C.C. Hu attempts to trace the origin of the mysterious creatures that inspired the many systems of Chinese boxing.