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Chi Power on Three Levels in the Martial Arts

Chi Power, especially in martial arts like karate, kung fu, and so on, is often misunderstood. Here is a real definition that will clear a lot of the mystery behind this term up.

Getting to Know Yourself With Martial Arts Classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

How can you find out who you really are? It’s not how you handle your success but how you handle your failures. And by taking martial arts classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you are sure to get your fair share of setbacks. You will also get a deeper insight into who you really are and how to improve your life for the better.

What Does the Saulo Ribeiro Quote About Being Late Mean?

Most of us that are truly psycho about bjj or grappling probably already know most of the cool quotes that get passed around like mini-campfire stories. The ground is my ocean…

When Your Training Is in a Slump! (Part 3) Being Closed Minded

As the old saying goes, “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”. And in martial arts nothing is more true as it applies to learning and training. Next we delve into a common trap for many, being Closed Minded.

Martial Arts: 10 Reasons Why Your Martial Arts/Self Defense Training Will Fail You on the Street

10 Reasons why your martial arts/self defense training will fail you on the street. See where the beautiful brutality was left out of your art.

McDojos In The Martial Arts

A McDojo is a martial arts academy that has commercialised at the expense of quality. Here is what to look for.

Applying Pressure In BJJ – Make Them Suffer!

Tired of getting crushed in bjj? Have you ever just finished rolling with your instructor and wondered how he felt so heavy?

The Perfect Punch – Breaking Through Limits

When we enter a dojo we bring with us some accumulated baggage from the past. All this “stuff” weighs us down and gets in our way. In this article we discuss how to break through all these old habits that limit us.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Requirements – How Can I Advance?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Requirements are much different from other martial arts such as Karate or Tae Kwon Do where there are 7 to 9 belts until one reaches the Masters Rank. In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Bjj there are only 5 recognized belts up to the Masters Ranks that are recognized by the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation or IBJJF. The belts are as follows: White Belt Blue Belt Purple Belt Brown Belt Black Belt. Generally for the average non competitor i can take one 8 to 12 years to go from a White Belt to a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Where in Tae Kwon Do or Karate you would be at the Introduction to your Masters Ranks of 4th Degree or Higher in that same time frame.

What Is Ving Tsun Kung Fu?

Ving Tsun Kung Fu is often spelt “Wing Chun,” it is a fighting style that is known for “close quarters combat”. That means the average fighter is more than happy to stand in a range many would consider too close for conform. Styles like Tae Kwon Doe are considered to have a “longer range,” this is because they are often kicking.

When Your Training Is in a Slump! (Part 2) Outside Influences

For many Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a place to get away from all the hassles of daily life. A sanctuary to enter and leave your problems at the door. It is one of the greatest ways to relieve stress and improve your overall mental, emotional, and physical health. But, for some the accumulation of daily stress, responsibilities, and more can have a huge impact on your Jiu Jitsu progress. In this article we will look at what outside influences can negatively affect our training and some ways to combat this problem.

The Best Free Conditioning Workout For Martial Arts

What is the best free workout for martial arts? After careful review and analysis of all workouts including efficiency, cost, time, endurance, strength, we have come to the conclusion that it is the burpee! Read more to find out why.

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