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Benefits of Training in Tae Kwon Do

Physical, mental, emotional and social benefits that can all be achieved through Tae Kwon Do training. Training improves all areas of health and these benefits should be reaped by everyone willing and able.

5 Tips To Help Exponentially Improve Your BJJ Game!

5 ways to immediately improve you BJJ game. Implement and win!

Mixed Martial Arts, Ultimate Fighting And Children: Seven Reasons Why This Is Very Dangerous

Should children be allowed and encouraged to participate in these sports? A writer, psychotherapist and author of many sports articles outlines his concerns about children competing in these kinds of contests.

Haidong Gumdo – Korean Sword Martial Art – An Introduction and Comparison

Martial Arts Master Instructor John Jacobs provides an overview and treatise on the value of Haidong Gumdo, a Korean sword art. Relationships with practitioners of other sword arts are addressed as well.

5 Things You Will Love About Jiu Jitsu

Once you’re involved with Jiu Jitsu, you quickly realize just how much there is to love about it. However anyone still new to the concept of this form of martial arts is likely to wonder what it’s all about. In order to get a better understanding of what to expect and what you’ll love, consider this list just part of what you’ll love about training in this unique art: #1: Getting in shape No other type of fitness training reaches every muscle of the body like Jiu Jitsu.

Trash Talking In MMA (Mixed Martial Arts)

When it comes to mixed martial arts, the drama and the trash talking are just as important to the fight as the fight itself. Fans want to see two fighters with a grudge of some kind go at it in the ring. It gives us intrigue and it makes us want to see the fight just that much more.

How to Punch Hard and Fast

Some little known secrets in the practice of the Oriental Martial Arts. If you want to be fast, practice slow. If you want to hit hard, practice soft. Doesn’t make sense? Read on…

A Beginner’s Guide to Purchasing a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gi

Before one can partake in the wonderful journey of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), one must first obtain the necessary equipment required, the gi. What is a BJJ gi? The BJJ gi consists of a jacket and a pair of pants. The jacket is very much like the Judo gi but the cut and the fit are different. When placed side-by-side, you would notice that the BJJ gi’s sleeves are longer and narrower than those of the Judo Gi because of the purpose that they serve. The pants’ fabric can either be canvas, twill or rip-stop material.

Do You Need Some Self-Defense Training?

Well do you? Only if you would like to have some reassurance and some confidence in your ability to defend yourself. Read on to learn more.

Superstition and Martial Arts

The world of Martial Arts, like religion, is overflowing with superstition. Creation myths, miracle stories, antiquated training methods, and all manner of woo-woo, are ubiquitous throughout the arts. What I would like to do for you the reader is provide you with a vaccination against bullshit, at least in so far as it relates to this field.

Nick Diaz Gets A Bad Rap! Just Let Him Fight!

On the way to the fight he has been asking for Nick Diaz has had to do what he has to do and become what he has to become to do it. But was it worth it?

Formless Combat – Female Self-Defense

The aim of this article was to provide the reader with things to consider before jumping into the nitty-gritty of “He grabs you here so you hit him here, here and here”. Prevention is always better than a cure so this article discusses how attacks on women can actually be prevented in the first place.

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