About Us

DonationsWelcome to the Iron Crane Dojo!  By way of introduction, my name is Bill Mc Cabe, and I am the Webmaster (Web Sensei?) for the Iron Crane Dojo.  You should  know up front I've spent a large part of my 60+  years researching, studying and participating in the many styles of martial arts, and I think it would be fair to say anyone who knows me would state without reservation I am one heckuva student.  In other words, I claim nothing else, but that I, like you, am a student of the martial arts, love them all, have incorporated them into every aspect of my life, and look forward to sharing the experience with you.  So saddle up on some of those dancing electrons and come on in!

Just so you know, the site is updated, and expanded on a regular basis.  There's always something new, so feel free to mosey on around, and explore to your heart's delight.  Be sure to look over our Terms of Use , if you have any questions about how you can use the site or view its exhibits. 

Though I am the editor, and a contributor to the site, you should know  there is in fact a physical Iron Crane Dojo and its students and teachers play a major role in compiling the exhibits you see, including photographs, videos, etc.  We are further graced by the artwork and drawings of Rene Knarreborg, a long time friend and collaborator whose work breathes life into the farthest reaches of this site.  The calligraphy you see in the backgrounds was drawn by Eva Wasielewski, a niece in my extended family. 

It is the intention of the Iron Crane Dojo to expand over time, and that will include an enlarging library of articles and information, as well as video instruction.  We welcome contributions from our visitors, and if you'd like to be a contributor to the site, please e-mail the editor by clicking here .    If your submission is accepted, it is with the understanding that the consideration to you is the exposure and notoriety gained from publication on this site.  By submitting to this site, you are making a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive, worldwide, unrestricted license to use, copy, edit, transmit and distribute the submitted pages and/or content on this Web Site and/or its successors.  You will remain the Copyright holder of your submission, and may use, sell, and distribute your submission in other fashions as you see fit.

Finally, you'll note we are generally free of advertising.  This site does involve continuing expenses, and we offset those expenses through your kind donations and our limited sales.  As long as the system works, we'll keep doing it that way  (see Web Store for additional details).

Always remember that martial arts, like any rigorous course of activity, presents the risk of injury, sometimes serious, disabling, or even fatal.  It should only be undertaken under the direct supervision of a Black Belt instructor, and only after you have been cleared by your personal physician. 

Thanks for dropping in.  Enjoy yourself!  Click here to e-mail me.

Please...if you like coming, lend your support!  If you benefit from what you find here, show your appreciation with a contribution.  Doing so will assure our continued presence on line, and expansion into new areas of interest over time.  We have many plans and ideas for the future, but will require significant upgrades in video recording equipment, software and computer hardware, on top of the increasing expenses for web volume and throughput.  As it stands, we are extended to the limit of available resources.

Cast your vote with a donation!  WE REALLY NEED YOUR HELP!!!

Please note that Iron Crane Dojo is not a "not for profit" organization.  Donations are not tax deductible.  Whether you able to donate or not, please understand you will remain our friend and continue to be welcomed at Iron Crane Dojo.

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