Restorative Yoga Quick Insights

Understanding the Jargon of Greco Roman Wrestling

Wrestling comes with rules and terminology unique to the game, and anyone wanting to follow the games needs to be familiar with them. After all, points are awarded based on these moves, with one point for a takedown, two points for turning an opponent over to have his back on the mat, three points for taking him off his feet and turning him over in one move, and five for throwing him in the air.

Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts: The Ground Game Review

Greg Jackson is one of the most accomplished and celebrated mixed martial arts coach in the world today, and on Sept 30, 2010 released his much anticipated book along with Kelly Crigger, Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts: The Ground Game, covering the grappling aspects of MMA in stunning depth. Β  As a child Greg Jackson had to fight to survive in the tough neighborhood that he grew up in. He tried every fighting technique that he could find, only to discover that they all lacked any real practicality, so he decided to developed his own system of…

The Difference Between Grounding and Centering and How They Lead to Balance

Being grounded can mean being aware of the ground and your connection to it. In yoga and in martial arts, being grounded can mean using your feet while standing to create a stable foundation. You can also use your feet, and your connection to the earth to feel where your center of gravity is.

Limitation As a Means of Learning To Be Free

In martial arts you may practice a form which is quite limited. The idea of practicing within a set of limits is so that you can work freely within them. Then you no longer need the limits. The more limits (or forms) that you learn to work within, the more free you become. Learn to work within enough sets of limits and you can become completely free. Dance of Shiva is a way of practicing limits so that you can be free of them. This practice lends itself well to martial arts and other activities making them easier to learn.

Ninja Tips: How to Beat Procrastination

Avoid the pitfalls and traps that you might sub-consciously set up to hinder your ability to train and grow. Procrastination is a typical problem for many people and something that can be easily overcome with two simple strategies.

MMA and the Street Fighter

Every once in a while I like to mix it up and piss a few people off today it will be about MMA, I know a guy who owns a MMA school and has kicked out some students because of the attitude of fighting and lack of discipline. MMA is great sport if you are training for sport, bring that in the street and be prepared for an ass kicking.

How To Promote A Martial Arts Club On A Budget

I’ve worked with many martial arts clubs in recent years, giving them ideas on how to put together an effective recruitment drive, as well as creating general awareness around town of who the club is and what they do. While I’m not all that great at martial arts, I’ve managed to help plenty of my customers improve their image and get their message across, by sharing with them a few basic but very important points that can make all the difference when it comes to recruiting new members.

Get a Better Wing Chun Workout on an Empty Stomach

Can you train harder, be more alert and get better results by training on an empty stomach? And maybe even look better too? Read on to find out more!

Analysis of Shaolin Chin Na: Instructor’s Manual for All Martial Styles by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming

This book by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a text book full of Shaolin Chin Na principles and techniques. For those not familiar with Chin Na, it is one of the four major fighting categories in Chinese martial arts. The four categories are kicking, striking, wrestling, and seize-controlling. Chin Na can be called the art of seize and control, and it consists of various joint locking techniques, as well as different grabbing, pressing, and striking.

Martial Arts Training Is About More Than Just Self Defense

Martial arts consist of a lot of different arts that concentrate on a certain aim. Such arts were designed by understanding the particular demands and movement prototypes with proper discipline.

Tips On How To Work Out For Individual Preservation

Training is the word used for engaging in physical exercise of a certain nature, in this case it is Self Defence. You need to make training a routine.

The Way To Successfully Apply The Slip And Parry Techniques In A Street Brawl

The Slip and Parry is a straightforward yet extremely effective defensive maneuver. Slipping is an evasive maneuver, and, apart from escape, is the very first line of defence. Parries are the second line of defence if in combat and are applied as a back up to as well as in conjunction with evasiveness.

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