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Competitions for Throwing Knives

While not the most well known sport in the world, knife throwing does have its fans and followers. In fact, knife throwing is so popular that competitions have been launched to celebrate the rich heritage of knife throwing. Throwing knives has a deep culture and history?

Long Weapons Attack – Five Basics You Must Know for Survival

Being attacked by someone with a long weapon (machete, baseball bat, axe, etc.) is a traumatic experience and frankly most people do not understand how to deal with it. We all often overlook the obvious and in many instances our instincts are badly wrong. Such is the case in this type of attack. There are five very basic principles that come into play.

Popularity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The popularity of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is caused by the differences of it’s style from many other martial arts. This type of martial arts concentrates on groundfighting and has little technique for stand-up.

The Body/Soul Connection in Martial Arts

Today’s martial arts student is seeking more than just self defense. They are seeking inner fulfillment. they can find some of that through the discipline of martial arts but why do they have this need? Will they find this fulfillment through martial arts training or is there another way?

UFC Stream Sites and Their Battle Against Zuffa

Since the UFC became available on pay-per-view people have been flocking to various websites to find pirated UFC live stream sites. With each event running $44.95, and $55.95 for HD, it is becoming increasingly difficult to purchase UFC events. More and more UFC fans are resorting to these alternative sites in order to watch their favorite UFC fighters. Is Zuffa simply wasting their time and money?

Concussions In Sports

During my time training in MMA and other sports I have always felt that although there are considerable risks to training and competing in MMA, the risk is very comparable to many other contact sports. The ridiculous comparisons by men such as John McCain to chicken fighting amongst other claims have greatly hindered the sports’ rise. Since I am Canadian and live in a hockey obsessed culture, I thought a great comparison might be made between the injuries that occur in hockey, and those that occur in MMA.

Muay Thai for Self Defense

Muay Thai also known as Thai boxing is an ancient form of self defense developed on the battlefields of ancient Thailand. Nowadays, Muay Thai is used all across the world. The powerful and devastating bone breaking techniques of this martial art are used by the Thai military, the United States Navy SEALs and also the CIA.

Mixed Martial Arts Classes in the US, Japan and UK

Mixed martial arts weight class is a program that helps you lose weight by doing this type of exercise. Each competition is categorized based on the actual weight of the athlete. Just a bit of the history of MMA weight class – during the early years of this class, rules are not implemented yet.

How to Know If You Have the Best Kickboxing Bag

Aside from having all the kickboxing protection gears, you must also invest of the best kickboxing bag that will help you to master the whole sport. A kickboxing bag can be supported by a stand or a chain that hangs from the ceiling. Its use is to master your punches and kicks during training.

Muay Thai Equipment

Muay Thai is turning out to be a fascination to many of us nowadays with its close relation with martial arts popularized by the Chinese and with the Indochinese kickboxing. Because of the reputation brought about by self-defence in both film and television, Muay Thai is becoming more prominent and so as its equipment. Appropriate Muay Thai equipment is required to have a safe long career if you are going to make way for a long time practice of it.

Martial Arts Are Excellent for Children of All Ages

Martial arts are excellent for children of all ages. You would be hard pressed to find another activity that combines the physical exercise of traditional sports, the mind sharpening benefits of playing chess, and the spiritual satisfaction that comes with learning a musical instrument. Arts such as Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Tang Soo Do, and Kung Fu, offer a structured environment for children to learn discipline, confidence, self-esteem, fitness & flexibility, goal setting & achieving, and obviously, self defense.

The Universal Principles of Knife and Hand to Hand Combat and Tactical Shooting

In this article we will identify specific “Universal Principles” that are shared amongst Self Protection Shooting, Knife and Hand to Hand Combat methods and techniques. These principles are a constant amongst Self Protection techniques and training. Steady Position/ Stance Everything starts from the base in both shooting and knife or hand to hand combat.

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