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What Is The Origin Of The Colors Of Tae Kwon Do Belts?

Tae kwon do has a specific group of movements set within a level. Once you have mastered those movements within that level, you are awarded you belt. The basic white belt is given to everyone starting out

Electric Jing: Tai Chi’s Electrical Weapon

The ancient Chinese martial art of Tai Chi uses many different tools and techniques for self defense. Among these is the use of Qi for martial arts purposes. Jings are expressions or shapings of Qi for a purpose through mind intent. Electrical Jing increases the flow of electrical energy through the body and can be used for many different martial arts purposes

Learning How To Street Fight For Self Defense

If you are thinking about learning martial arts then it is important to pick the right one for your aims and ambitions. This article is an introduction to learning how to street fight for self defense.

Martial Arts Pressure Points to Aim for When Being Attacked

The use of pressure point techniques in martial arts is often not properly emphasized, but the use of pressure points can be one of the most effective and practical ways to deter an attacker. While pressure point techniques are important for anyone who is trying to learn martial arts, martial arts training that teaches self defense for women is one area where pressure points are particularly useful.

Stuck In A Rut? The Very Best MMA Strength Training Principle To Overcome Plateaus

Does it seem like you lift the same weights time and time again at the gym without ever really getting stronger? Do you think maybe it’s time to spend money on a new supplement to get the edge? Are you getting overpowered in the cage, on the mat, or on the field? Are you just looking to put on some new muscle or lose a little fat? This one simple, yet elusive MMA strength training principle may just change your life.

Taekwondo Politics

When you become a black belt in Taekwondo, politics can become involved. This article looks what some of these politics are and the impacts they may have on a black belt student.

The Real Story Of Goju Ryu Karate And Chojun Miyagi

There was a real Mr. Miyagi, and this is his story. Tells of the different instructors and arts that make up the goju ryu Karate style.

Making The Most Of Martial Arts Training, Having Fun

A wise old karate sensei used to say that the hardest part of training was getting there after that it was easy as he would take control. This article explains why never a truer word was said!

Judo Without Grips

We often see drawings or pictures of judokas with bent arms in order to defend themselves of attack, at a first glance one might think about jujutsu rather than judo. Going through some of the papers it is interesting to find out, that Kano Shihan was working on a study of techniques without the traditional grip.

Martial Arts – The Beginner’s Mind Is a State of Being

During your practice your goal should be that of maintaining the “beginner’s mind” because it is in this state that you have limitless possibilities and meaning through your original mind. The “beginner’s mind” is also something you hope to meet along your journey. It is not something that you consider as an object of your search.

How Fear Influences Your Behavior in the Real Fight

Fear is an emotion we all know and it influences our actions through all our life. When we are afraid we lie, hide, run or stop and don’t take an action. When it comes to the fight, we are able let other people hurt us. But does fear only prevents us from fighting?

7 Self Defense Lessons From a Street Fight

After enrolling in a martial arts class it was inevitable for me to ask my teacher about self defense and how I could apply what I’ve learned into an actual street fight. Surprisingly some of the advice I got from my teacher about handling a street fight were pretty straight forward. So straight forward that 90% of people aren’t even aware of these basic principles.

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