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Why Martial Arts Kata Training Slows Down Your Moves and How to Speed Them Up

Traditional Martial Arts Katas and form training request big effort to keep a low stance. In this way we are applying a big amount of isometric training on our legs making them strong but not quick when we need speed in our sparring sessions. Here you can find how to improve your legs speed and explosiveness while training for a perfect form stance.

Kali: A Lethal Combat Martial Art

It’s called Eskrima, Arnis, and Kali. Regardless of what name you might use, traditional Filipino Martial Arts (FMA), is one of the most deadly and efficient fighting methods on the planet. This article delivers the goods on this amazing martial art.

Dog Brothers: Stick Fighting, Higher Consciousness, and a Positive Tribal Mentality

The Dog Brothers Inc. Martial Arts school is a rare, fascinating, and unique culture that promotes stick fighting skill, long-term wellness, and an intelligent warrior mentality. The Dog Brothers put tribalism to good use; and use the dog metaphor to relate some of their philosophy.

Dog Kung Fu: An Exclusive Martial Art

If you love falling on the ground, and hopping around like a dog, you might just enjoy learning Dog kung Fu. Dog Kung Fu allows you to blind opponents with rhythmic fluidity, counter against injury, enhance ability to escape binding techniques, and improve relaxation and posture.

Do You Practice the Kung-Fu Style Chuojiao The Poking Foot

Chuojiao, meaning “poking foot”, uses various jumps, quick fist sequences, and kicks. It depends heavily on coordination between fist and foot movements, which are used to continuously strike forward; causing some practitioners to refer to it as “falling meteorites.”

Baji Quan: A Hard and Powerful Martial Art

Baji quan, meaning open-gate eight-extremities, uses powerful short-range attacks, and is well-known for devastating elbow strikes. Originally from the Northern China Province of Hebei, it spread quickly to Taiwan, and other locations.

Baguazhang: The Soft and Circular Dancing Martial Art

Baguazhang is a Chinese martial art from the Wudang School. It’s considered an internal art, and translates as “eight trigram palm”, which represents the I Ching, a canon of Taoism. A practitioner performing a coordinated form presentation resembles an elegant, and circular dancer.

The Perfect Fighter Is Not In The UFC

There is nothing wrong with UFC in essence. This is not something that is going to make you mad, and should not be taken as an insult to the athletes and pure martial artists that are working their way through the ranks of this promotion. The UFC has exposed a lot of new people to martial arts and has created enthusiasm for learning in a way that hasn’t been done in a long time.

Fighting Is Not Pretty In Real Life

There is an art form to martial arts, there’s no doubt about that. There’s a fluid nature of beauty that comes from the motions that come through. Watching someone go through the steps of tae kwon do, karate, judo, kung fu, and many other forms can be awe inspiring. However, the real art of fighting is not pretty.

Learning Martial Arts With Technology

If you were to travel back in time to feudal Japan, or you were to scale back centuries to the original Shaolin Temples, and you studied martial arts in the past, you would not have many options. You could either join a school and be a servant for life, or you could find a scroll or a teacher to individually teach you and show you the way. Today, there are more options than ever before, and you cannot compare the learning options of the past to the present as technology takes on a major role for those that are starting out and for the masters of any given style.

So You Want To Be Bruce Lee?

You can insert anyone you want into the name equation, but the message is going to be the same, you can do it. You want to be the next Bruce Lee? Sure, you can do it. Will it be something that you can do in the same time frame that he did? Not likely. Can you truly be as good as Bruce Lee?

Real Fighting Is Nothing Like Movies

Martial artists that first start to learn kung fu, karate, or any form that you can think of usually come into a school with the idea that they are going to learn how to kick butt like their favorite action stars. Some think that they’ll be the next big thing, or even have aspirations to be the next UFC champion. While those things are fine for most, it’s important to understand one thing about learning any style, and that’s the fact that it’s not like the movies.

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