BladesUnited is a sports and martial arts blog. It comes from a beginner’s and non-expert’s perspective. It is about the personal journeys practitioners of any sport or martial art. It features the challenges and rewards of embracing an active lifestyle that requires commitment, unwavering dedication, and passion. It is about the mindset and the pursuit of continual improvement. It is about keeping the edge sharp through constant practice. This blog features ideas, information, stories, resources, tips and tricks as one follows the path towards self-mastery.