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School, Culture or Why Do Martial Artists Act So Wierd

If you've never been exposed to the martial arts, the first thing you'll probably notice when you walk into a martial-arts school for the...

How to Choose the Right Martial Arts School

Looking for martial arts schools in your area. Visit the Martial Arts Schools Directory A Little Investigation Beforehand Can Save You a Lot of Time, Trouble...

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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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Here is a sport karate story you may have heard about in rumors or as the guys gathered after a tournament or maybe from...

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British journalist, author, and political commentator Douglas Murray has spoken out against what he calls the “John Lennon response to terrorism.” "We remain stuck in...

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Chris Thomas is sometimes asked, "How come you aren't a regular columnist for Black Belt or some other magazine?" The answer is that he...
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Hayashi Tomio, Shifu, (Chris Goedecke), is a career teacher of Okinawan Karate Do, 8th dan and headmaster of the Wind School of Karate Do...

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