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Stand and Hit or Ground and Submit?

Are you a good "ground fighter"? Maybe you prefer a stand-up style of self-defense or martial arts? In a self-defense situation (not a competition),...

Children and the Art of the Sword

When we think about swords and the martial arts involving swords, we seldom think of children.  It seems that the cutting blade and young...

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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.

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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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Yesterday's terrorist attack in Stockholm saddens me greatly. All the more so, since I know how helpless you feel in these situations. Innocent people,...

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Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets: Body Alarm Reaction #9

If I were to choose one aspect of Martial Arts training above all others then Body Alarm Reaction (BAR) would be it. This is...
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Learning Balance Points Helps With Learning Pressure Points

This is a bit like one of those "trust me" times. There are certain parts of the martial arts that we REALLY need to...

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