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Martial Arts

UFC 140 Press Conference with Dana White, Jon Jones, and Lyoto Machida.

This morning in Canada we had the official press conference for UFC 140 that will be held in Toronto this upcoming December 10th. Featured in the video below are UFC President Dana White, Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, and his opponent, former Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida. I really do like the respect that both […]

Huge main event for UFC 140 on December 10th: Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida!

Earlier today, Dana White posted the following on his Twitter account: “Alright Toronto!!! Dec 10th UFC 140 tix go on sale next weekend and ur main event is Bones Jones vs Machida!!!” This is absolutely epic news for mixed martial arts fans. Why? On one side of the octagon you have Machida, a 3rd degree […]

Congratulations to Jon Jones on a successful first title defense.

Tonight was UFC 135 which took place in Denver, Colorado, and in the main event we saw first-time defending champion, Jon “Bones” Jones, successfully defend his Light Heavyweight Championship Belt from a former champ, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. This makes for the 24 year old fighter’s 5th win in a row inside the Octagon and brings […]

Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa SKIF Seminar 2011, Los Angeles

This weekend from the 15th through 17th, my dojo located at California State University of Northridge (CSUN) is hosting a Shotokan Karate International Federation (SKIF) seminar, lead by 10th degree black belt, Kancho Hirokazu Kanazawa and his son, 6th degree black belt, Sensei Nobuaki Kanazawa. Paul Gale and Hirokazu Kanazawa (Large version) So far we […]

Manny Pacquiao loves Punch-Out!!

I just finished watching the Manny Pacquiao (52W/3L/2D) versus Antonio Margarito (38W/7L/1NC) fight and what a good match it was. In being the victor of the fight, Manny just won his 8th straight world title and has further cemented his name in boxing history as “one of the best ever”. This video below shows a […]

Manny Pacquiao doing a Punch-Out!! promotional video

I just finished watching the Manny Pacquiao (52W/3L/2D) versus Antonio Margarito (38W/7L/1NC) fight and what a good match it was. In being the victor of the fight, Manny just won his 8th straight world title and has further cemented his name in boxing history as “one of the best ever”. This video below shows a […]

Shotokan Karate tutorial: Heian Shodan

Here is my first martial arts tutorial video and it’s of Shotokan Karate’s introductory kata: Heian Shodan. Click here for a higher quality version. What this video shows is at first, a detailed move by move breakdown of the kata, as well as “why” you perform those actions in that way. Then, I do the […]

Attention video gamers. Do you want to get in shape? Now’s your chance.

For years I’ve been a few things…specifically, a martial artist, a video gamer, and an exercise enthusiast. What I’m doing now with the Paul Gale Network, is providing what I can (be it entertainment, video game news, martial arts tutorial, health tips, etc.) to the world. How does this work? All you have to do […]

Pre fight impressions – UFC Live: Jones vs. Matyushenko

On August 1st, 2010, UFC‘s up and coming martial arts star, Jon “Bones” Jones will be taking on the seasoned fighter in Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko. The fight is free on Versus, but if you want to see the action live, you can still buy tickets for only $40 and attend the fight in San […]

Martial Arts: UFC 116 – Thoughts After the PPV

Wow, what a Pay Per View. I’m going to go ahead and call UFC 116 the best single mixed martial arts event I’ve ever seen. By the looks and sounds of the people present at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, I’d say that they were blown away as well. We had […]

Martial Arts: UFC 116 – Thoughts Before the PPV

Today is the day I’ve been waiting for, for a very long time. It’s UFC 116, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada! The fight card is stacked and looks like it’s going to really deliver. Brock Lesnar Shane Carwin The main event is for the UFC Undisputed World Heavyweight Championship. […]

Martial Arts: The Roundhouse Kick: Instep vs. Shin vs. Ball of Foot

Many different martial arts utilize the roundhouse as an effective long range, powerful attack. The startup of this move involves you to lift one leg off the ground and pivot on the ball of your supporting foot, while releasing at full length, your kicking leg in an “outward to inward motion”. If used properly, not […]