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Stressing Over Competition In The Martial Arts

Stressing over competition in the martial arts is common. Many people in the martial arts get anxious when they going against a tough opponent....

The ABC’s of Mixed Martial Arts Training

Today, Anderson Silva is arguably the greatest MMA fighter in the world. Georges St Pierre is often compared to him. Watching these fighters is...

The Best Defense Is A Good Offense

The BTK killer was asked if there was anything that would have made a difference with his victims. He answered, “I guess if they...

Accelerate Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Path To Black Belt

Achieving a Blue Belt level of Jiu Jitsu may take only a year or two. But what if you’re not content with intermediate Jiu...

Warrior Training with Traditional Martial Arts Part 2

Physical Development and Training I like to approach training as a concept with stages which I think in a detailed and outlined fashion, can be...

Jim Wagner My Self-Defense Instructor: Office Massacre & School Shooting Survival

In this My Self-Defense Instructor video Jim Wagner, of Jim Wagner Reality-Based Personal Protection, discusses office massacre and school shooting survival. If someone came into...

Instructional Video – Athlon Rub Thai Oil Massage for Muay Thai

Athlon Rub Thai Oil: Instructional Massage for Muay Thai Kru Yai Jenypher Lanthier of York Muay Thai in Toronto, Canada demonstrates the technique she learned...

Khadi Ba Karim – Combat Triage

Khadi Ba Karim is "Combat Triage" and she shares real defense conditioning for cage fighters, boxers and more. For the better part of a year, I've had the...

The Neglected Aspect of Executive Protection

What does a multi-billionaire, an action star, a fashion designer, and the king of Sweden all have in common? They all got a pie...

Boxing, Sambo and Mud Fighting . . .

This incident took place when I was 14 years of age. I grew up in Tver, a fairly tough industrial city, 2 hours North of...

Relax Kung Fu Practitioners

I practice karate (Ryukyu kempo and Isshin-ryu) and tai chi chuan. Most people think of me as a karate guy. So, I find it...

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...

Kata Naihanchi – Karate’s Most Deadly Kata?

The kata Naihanchi (Tekki) is practiced within the majority of karate styles. The word 'Naihanchi' is said to mean 'sideways fighting' due to the kata's...

History of the Nunchaku

To explaining the origin of the nunchaku, we must look at different historical paths including ancient history and old stories and tales. With the...

Own a Technique

This is a difficult one! How many repetitions are required to own a technique? 100? 1000? 10,000? Multiply that by the amount of techniques available and...

Bob Chaney Muay Thai and Tae Kwon Do Creates Fighters

Although all martial arts employ a variety of kicking techniques, undoubtedly the most widely recognized kicking styles are that of Thailand’s, “ Muay Thai”...

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...

Mastering Systema: Striking Spirituality

I attended two days of the Mastering Systema seminar in Toronto, Ontario. It was a week long event, and I was there for the...

Kata and Pressure Points

By George Dillman ~ Kata can be compared to a song. The meaning of the song is stated in the lyrics and expressed in...

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...