Hoping all of you are well in this roiling, restless world.

As you can imagine, the impact of the lockdown to lessen the spread of the Corona virus has had significant effect on martial arts worldwide. Similar to the financial crisis of 2008, we are going to see a large number of schools permanently shuttered. Particularly hard hit have been those dojo stressing, contact; Judo, Jujitsu, Aikido, MMA schools and clubs. Oddly, the Traditional schools got a small boost, with their kata work, which lends itself a bit more favorable to virtual instruction.

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