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What to Expect When Training in the Russian Martial Art of...

In his article Bratzo Barrena discusses what to expect when training in the Russian Martial Art of Systema, as most people who attend their...

Evan Pantazi Kyusho Online

Evan Pantazi Kyusho Online: Articles by an Expert Evan Pantazi Kyusho Online shares Evan's website articles related to Kyusho and other martial arts topics written...

The Case For Defensive Knife Training Part 1

Whenever new students come to Defense Science classes they are usually taken aback by the emphasis on defensive knife training. I remind them that...

The Case For Defensive Knife Training Part 2

In Part I we discussed the alarming upsurge of knife violence in First World countries — and the necessity for defensive knife training for...

SNS Rules For Gunfighting

A major factor in man’s ability to survive this long is his sympathetic nervous system (SNS), his emergency auto-pilot, because it is this system...

Boundary Tips for Knife Attacks

QUICK TIPS CHART I notice that most students do not clearly understand distance when they practice defense against simulated knife attacks and many practitioners of...

Cardio Kickboxing Safety Tips

Are you planning to kick and punch your way to fitness with one of the hot, new cardio kickboxing programs? Currently, millions of exercisers...

“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...

“el Ejemplo Es Mejor Que Las Ordenes”

“el Ejemplo Es Mejor Que Las Ordenes” Refrán Mexicano Aquella tarde estábamos reunidos para festejar a una maestra. El ambiente era agradable mientras platicaba con Rosa, alumna...

juego De Manos Es De Villanos

“juego De Manos Es De Villanos” Refrán Mexicano Era día de examen en el Gimnasio de la Federación de Estudiantes de Guadalajara. Antes de iniciarlo me...

si Quieres Vencer, Aprende A Padecer

“si Quieres Vencer, Aprende A Padecer” Refrán Mexicano Noviembre de 1975. Esa noche la clase apenas iniciaba. Al llegar a las 400 repeticiones de un...

Don’t Mislead Me: Inadequate Explanations For Kata Movements

The question showed that this student was troubled by the woefully inadequate explanations for kata movements that he had been given over the years. Since...

Dancing With The Dark Side

At some point, the true martial artist must come to grips with this messy, brutal reality. I call this "dancing with the dark side." Let...

Anyone Can Beat Anyone: There Is No Such Thing As Invulnerability

I know that invulnerability is often what we seek when we are beginning our training. We watched many a martial arts demo in which...