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Black Belt magazine is a monthly United States magazine covering martial arts and combat sports founded in December, 1961 by Mitoshi Uyehara. Black Belt is one of the oldest publications dealing with self-defense and the martial arts in the United States. It is currently owned by Active Interest Media. The magazine covers virtually all martial arts and fighting styles that have a national or international following, including judo, taekwondo, hapkido, karate, kung fu, jiu jitsu, aikido, jeet kune do, pankration and other disciplines. Articles focus on fighting techniques and martial arts personalities, both young and old. Black Belt emphasizes self-defense systems, including military combat and police force self-defense maneuvers.


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DateMagazineIssueCoverScan

January 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 1

Kyle Funakoshi

01/10 Black Belt

February 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 2

Moni Aizik

02/10 Black Belt

March 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 3

Matt Mullins

03/10 Black Belt

April 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 4

Dan Henderson

04/10 Black Belt

May 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 5

Eric Oram

05/10 Black Belt

June 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 6

Richard Machowicz

06/10 Black Belt

July 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 7

Frank Mir

07/10 Black Belt

August 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 8

Rudy Reyes

08/10 Black Belt

September 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 9

Matt Larsen

09/10 Black Belt

October 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 10

Bruce Lee

10/10 Black Belt

November 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 11

Ralek Gracie

11/10 Black Belt

December 2010

Black Belt

Vol 48, Num 12

Chael Sonnen

12/10 Black Belt

January 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 1

Masayuki Shimabukuro

01/11 Black Belt

February 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 2

Scott Adkins

02/11 Black Belt

March 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 3

Eyal Yanilov

03/11 Black Belt

April 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 4

Jimmy Pedro

04/11 Black Belt

May 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 5

Kenji Yamaki

05/11 Black Belt

June 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 6

50th Anniversary

06/11 Black Belt

July 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 7

Tim Kennedy

07/11 Black Belt

August 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 8

Mike Dillard

08/11 Black Belt

September 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 9

Rob Pincus

09/11 Black Belt

October 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 10

Alistair Overeem

10/11 Black Belt

November 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 11

Jean Jacques Machado

11/11 Black Belt

December 2011

Black Belt

Vol 49, Num 12

Bruce Lee

12/11 Black Belt

2012

Supplement Guide

 

2012 Supplement Guide

January 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 1

Frankie Edgar & Eddie Alvarez

01/12 Black Belt

February 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 2

Tim Larkin

02/12 Black Belt

March 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 3

C. S. Kim & Tim Kennedy

03/12 Black Belt

April 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 4

Alistair Overeem

04/12 Black Belt

May 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 5

Ronda Rousey

05/12 Black Belt

June 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 6

Julius Melegrito

06/12 Black Belt

July 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 7

Bruce Lee

07/12 Black Belt

August 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 8

Hee Il Cho

08/12 Black Belt

September 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 9

Wang Bo

09/12 Black Belt

October 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 10

Rashad Evans

10/12 Black Belt

November 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 11

Kayla Harrison

11/12 Black Belt

December 2012

Black Belt

Vol 50, Num 12

Cung Le

12/12 Black Belt

Winter 2013

MMA Around the World

 

Anderson Silva & Ronda Rousey

Winter 2013 MMA Around the World

January 2013

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 1

Dan Inosanto

01/13 Black Belt

March 2013

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 2

G. K. Lee

03/13 Black Belt

April 2013

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 3

Salem Assli

04/13 Black Belt

June 2013

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 4

Nattapong Buayam

06/13 Black Belt

August 2013

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 5

Vladimir Vasiliev

08/13 Black Belt

October 2013

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 6

Jim Kelly

10/13 Black Belt

December 2013

Black Belt

Vol 52, Num 1

Matt Larsen

12/13 Black Belt

February 2014

Black Belt

Vol 52, Num 2

Kenji Yamaki

02/14 Black Belt

April 2014

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 3

Benny Urquidez

04/14 Black Belt

June 2014

Black Belt

Vol 52, Num 4

Haruo Matsuoka

06/14 Black Belt

August 2014

Black Belt

Vol 52, Num 5

Taejoon Lee

08/14 Black Belt

October 2014

Black Belt

Vol 52, Num 6

Michael Jai White

10/14 Black Belt

December 2014

Black Belt

Vol 53, Num 1

Master Ken

12/14 Black Belt

February 2015

Black Belt

Vol 53, Num 2

Lone Wolf

02/15 Black Belt

April 2015

Black Belt

Vol 51, Num 4

In Hyuk Suh

04/15 Black Belt

June 2015

Black Belt

Vol 53, Num 4

Greg Jackson

06/15 Black Belt

August 2015

Black Belt

Vol 53, Num 5

Bruce Lee

08/15 Black Belt

October 2015

Black Belt

Vol 53, Num 6

Kelly McCann

10/15 Black Belt

December 2015

Black Belt

Vol 54, Num 1

Burton Richardson

12/15 Black Belt

February 2016

Black Belt

Vol 54, Num 2

Daniel Wu

02/16 Black Belt

April 2016

Black Belt

Vol 54, Num 4

Leon Jay

04/16 Black Belt

June 2016

Black Belt

Vol 54, Num 4

Donnie Yen

06/16 Black Belt

August 2016

Black Belt

Vol 54, Num 5

08/16 Black Belt

October 2016

Black Belt

Vol 54, Num 6

10/16 Black Belt

December 2016

Black Belt

Vol 55, Num 1

Dan Inosanto

12/16 Black Belt

February 2017

Black Belt

Vol 55, Num 2

Cynthia Rothrock

02/17 Black Belt

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