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Mastering Armlocks

By Jake Westlake ~ In one on one combat there are a variety of ways to ensure victory. Whether it be by striking your opponent, or...

Cross-Training Isn’t A New Concept

Cross-training isn't a new concept. The Shaolin and the Samurai both cross-trained ... and they weren't the only ones, just the best known. Cross-training...

Naihanchi’s Mook Jong Drills – Karate’s Hidden Wooden Dummy Techniques

Naihanchi or Tekki kata is one of several traditional Chinese-Okinawan karate katas whose origins have been lost over the centuries. While the Naihanchi kata...

We Still Can: Fitness Over 50

Mike "D," in his 70s, will show you 1. Waking Up Wellness 2. Breakfast Beautifier Drink 3. Morning Magic Warm Up. Produced by Jim...

Science of Bruce Lee’s One-Inch Punch

Forget all those broken boards and crumbled concrete slabs. No feat of martial arts is more impressive than Bruce Lee’s famous strike, the one-inch...

Kuntaw Foot Sweeps and Blocks

Kuntaw translated means “fist way” or “way of the fist” and dates back to the mid 1300’s. Over the centuries the style has evolved...

Humility is Key to a Fighter’s Success

Every budding fighter goes through what I call the 10-fight itch. Some experience it at 3 fights, others at 15, depending on how often...

“mirar Y No Ver, A Muchos Suele Suceder”

“mirar Y No Ver, A Muchos Suele Suceder” Refrán Mexicano 1. Visite a una amiga un 24 de Diciembre. Después de comer le pregunte: “Algunas personas...

A Practical Guide To Fighting Without Fighting…

We often hear the phrase “fighting without fighting” in movies and books. This conjures up ideas from the mystic to the manic. The fact...

Jim Wagner History: The Police Academy Class 104

This is a look into Jim Wagner's police academy training with the Orange County Sheriff's Academy in Garden Grove, California USA. Going through as...

Law Enforcement Training and Use of Force

Introduction Police officers must use force when placing uncooperative subjects under arrest, as well as during situations of unrest (e.g. riots, protests where property is...

How Muay Thai Fighters Set Up Their Opponents

An American Martial Artist Travels to Jamaica to Learn How the World's Best Muay Thai Fighters Set Up Their Opponents Before Delivering the Knockout...

Intelligence and Advance Work

Protecting your client goes way beyond the actual shielding. This article will explain the importance of advance work, and how you can benefit using...

Regular Training Routine

I thought I would give you a heads up as to what we are currently doing in our "Regular Training Routine" in our "normal"...

Jim Wagner My Self-Defense Instructor: Hotel Security While Traveling

In this My Self-Defense Instructor video Jim Wagner, of Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection, discusses hotel security while traveling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZWsS6zpw-g SUBJECT: Hotel security for business and vacation PURPOSE:...

The Staff: A Remarkable Weapon

The Staff is a simple, but remarkable weapon. From humble beginnings the staff has aided mankind throughout history. In many countries, stories have been interwoven...

Muay Thai Elbow Knives

Muay Thai elbow knives are one of the hidden secrets of Thai Boxing/ Muay Thai. The masters of Muai Thai elbows are the Muay...

Dealing With Combat Stress Before It Happens

How will you perform under combat stress. When the moment of truth arrives? What's going to happen to you emotionally when you're locked in...

Internal and External Work: A Composite Organism

As a composite organism in wushu training, internal and external work helps to make a martial artist strong outwardly and sturdy inwardly. DOWN through the...

The Basics of Bunkai – Part 4

Welcome to the fourth part of the basics of bunkai series. "Bunkai" refers to the analysis and the practical application of the techniques of...