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How to Choose the Right Martial Arts School

Looking for martial arts schools in your area. Visit the Martial Arts Schools Directory Joining a martial arts school is a lot like purchasing a...

Why Study Tai Chi or Muay Thai

Arts of War and Life Two martial arts that are gaining popularity are Tai Chi Chuan, "Grand Ultimate Fist" and Muay Thai, "The science of...

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Rebirth of the Ancient Sport of Sikaran

FILIPINOS, before the arrival of the Spaniards, had their own sports. Notable among these were, Patintero (no word in English) Tago Taguan (hide and...

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AMPD Magazine Video Interviews

AMPD Magazine is a lifestyle magazine that shows the beauty of martial arts with coverage of professional martial arts events, promoters, fighters, coaches, and masters of the arts.

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Katsuoh Yamamoto and Yoshukai Karate

Katsuoh Yamamoto was a 10th degree Black Belt and the Founder of Yoshukai Karate.  He was born on July 10, 1938 and at 12...

The Real Helms From Bloodsport, Jim McCunn, Dies

Today, July 21, 2017, the world has lost Jim McCunn, another shadow warrior whose bravery and contribution to the worlds of intelligence, martial arts,...

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A Robert Browning verse has been in my head lately, "The best is yet to be, the last of life for which the first...

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Immediately after the train bombings in London on 7/7 the New York Police Department implemented a new policy of randomly searching people’s personal items,...

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Dim Mak vs Kyusho

Dim Mak vs Kyusho

Dim Mak vs Kyusho: They are very Different Dim Mak / Dian Xue: 點穴 Death Touch or Delayed Death Touch Kyusho: 急所 Vital Point Although it appears...
Isshin-Ryu and Pressure Point

Isshin-ryu and Pressure Point Fighting

When traditional karate practitioners are introduced to pressure point fighting and shown how it unlocks the secrets of kata and other aspects of classical...

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Martial Arts World Radio

Two hours of interviews and perspectives with yesterday’s and today’s top traditional martial artists, UFC fighters, and Action Martial Arts Stars.

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Whistlekick Martial Arts Radio

One of the top martial arts podcasts on the web featuring interviews, featuring practitioners of karate, taekwondo, kung fu, aikido and more.