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Reality-Based Personal Protection

Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection will not only teach you the most up-to-date police, military, security, bodyguard, martial arts, and counterterrorism techniques and training...

Choosing the Good Teacher – The Right Stuff

Choosing the good teacher in a different martial art may be better than training with a bad teacher in the martial art you want to study. For years, I...

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The Djurus of Pentjak Silat

Silat is a term generally used to define the indigenous arts of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Southern Philippines, countries comprising a cast archipelago of...

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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.

Not Forgotten

Hans Ingebretsen Danzan Ryu Ju Jitsu and Kodenkan Judo

Sensei Hans Ingebretsen has been studying Danzan Ryu Ju Jitsu and Kodenkan Judo for 31 years, and holds the rank of Godan in Danzan...

Helio Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

At the age of 17, Helio Gracie (pronounced Eh'leeo) first stepped into the ring in Brazil to face a boxer named Antonio Portugal. Helio...

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Teaching Martial Arts: Tjay’s Story This is one of my favorite memories about teaching martial arts. Even though it happened over twenty years ago, I remember...

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Intel 101 – Evaluating Evidence

As seen in the recent Boston bombing tragedy, past intelligence is very important when attempting to find a lead or capture a suspect. On...

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No Such Thing as Pressure Points

What No Pressure Points? I realize this is controversial, it will upset some, it will anger others, but that should not prevent it from being...
5 Dimensions of Kyusho

The 5 Dimensions of Kyusho

Evan Pantazi on the 5 Dimensions of Kyusho All Martial Artists work in 3 - 5 dimensions with the 4th & 5th being the more...

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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.