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Jim Wagner’s Fighting Tips and Tricks

Aggressiveness: Developing the Warrior Attitude

Aggressiveness is a key trait that a martial artist must possess or at least seek to acquire. Developing aggressive behavior in beginning students without...

Head Games: Overcome Combat Stress

Anxiety is an emotion that if conquered, can teach you survive in a crisis situation. Anxiety can also be a useful tool to the...

Fighting Words

How do most sparring matches begin in a typical dojo? It usually goes something like this. Two opponents square of on each other, give...

The Five Levels of Force

There is a proverb that declares, “You do as you are trained.” If you are trained to always defend yourself with feet and fist...

Evidence of a Fight

After you have experienced a real-life self-defense situation, win or lose, you will want justice. You’ll want the perpetrator arrested and prosecuted. This is...

Legal Risks in Self-Defense

There is legal risks in self defense. Anytime you use your martial arts skills (use-of-force) against another person, even if you are justified in...

Combatives are Replacing Martial Arts

Did you know that law enforcement agencies and military units are doing away with martial arts. Well, actually they're doing away with just the...

Jim Wagner’s 10 Rules of Combat

This article discusses Jim Wagner's 10 Rules of Combat based on his observations of the key elements to surviving actual hand-to-hand combat. My uncle once...