The Mad Doctor Meets the Somnambulist

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What happens is the first commercially successful art film.  The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) was released in January 1920 becoming a German and international sensation.   It marked the beginning of a German film revival during the 1920s The German Expressionist Movement in German art strongly influenced this film.  Expressionist paintings were known for buildings sloped at odd angles, 

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Introducing Our New Black Belt

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On April 27, 2013, on what would have been his grandfather and namesake’s 71st birthday, Ken “Trey” Zimmerman III became the first black belt in the Zimmerman Self-Defense System under his father Ken Zimmerman Jr. “Trey” began studying martial arts shortly before his fifth birthday.  “Trey” has trained in Taekwondo, Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Gojo Shroei Weapons System.  His goals

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Theodore Roosevelt on Judo

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Theodore Roosevelt served as the twenty-sixth President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.  TR is famous for the “Strenuous Life”.  He practiced boxing and wrestling through his twenties and thirties.  What is not as widely known is that he practiced Judo around 1904, when he was in his mid-40s. Roosevelt would eventually earn a brown belt in Judo.  Yoshiaki

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