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More Questions To Ask When Choosing a Martial Arts School

Looking for martial arts schools in your area. Visit the Martial Arts Schools Directory There are many questions to be asked when you are choosing...

Karate Kid: The Benefits of Martial Arts

With a bloodcurdling cry, your 6-year-old leaps into the air in a karate kick, raising your hair and blood pressure simultaneously. Before you panic...

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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

Professor Jigoro Kano

JUDO & EDUCATION Over a century ago, Japanese jujutsu men from various ryu or schools, often competed against one another and sometimes fought boxers and...

Kwang-Sik Myung

Kwang-Sik Myung was born in North Korea but lived in Seoul for most of his early life. In 1948, at the age of 7,...

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Dave Kovar's Daily Five Points of Focus

Dave Kovar's Daily Five Points of Focus Keep my center. Value my relationships. Know where I am going. Have a plan to get there. If I fall, get right...

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Why the Peaceful Majority is Irrelevant

By Rachel Ehrenfeld ~ I used to know a man whose family were German aristocracy prior to World War II. They owned a number...

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Kyusho: Anatomical Targets in Deep Tissue

Kyusho: Anatomical Targets in Deep Tissue

We have been talking about pressure points not really being Kyusho for the past few years as the evolution of Kyusho has progressed. No...
Russell Stutely Hidden Secrets

Martial Arts The Hidden Secrets: Pressure Points Questions #11

Pressure Points are only the size of a pen nib ~ How can you hit them for real? The point itself is only that size,...

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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.