Category: Fight

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Cheap Umbrella for Self Defence

I bought my first umbrella today. I finally need one in Montreal, where the rain consists of water coming down and not of a whimpy Okanagan drizzle or Vancouver soggy “not sure what”. It...

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Knowing Your Opponent’s Mind

(Disclaimer: Don’t try this at home!) “Soft skills” are a part of real Martial Arts too. You mean it’s not all about punchin-n-kickin, throwin-n-chokin, cuts-n-strikes? “Soft skills” don’t really apply to competition fighting (see...

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Hip Show: MMA+Parkour+Gladiators

It’s all good and fun until someone breaks their neck falling off of one of those platforms. Not like regular MMA fighting, not like a free-for-all ghetto fight, and not like battlefield combat. So...

How to Avoid Getting Lifted Off Your Feet. 1

How to Avoid Getting Lifted Off Your Feet.

Check out the description of the video at the bottom for an expansion on the techniques used! I think the control of your opponents balance, core movement and head are the primary means with...

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Better to Avoid Punching

I found the video interesting, although there are many other good striking tools readily available, especially the elbows, head and knees!

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Having Fun While Diversifying Your Training

One of the most invaluable practices for a martial artist or body trainer of any sort, is to occasionally “mix it up”. This means trying out a new style of training, or sport, or...

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Squats for Super Agility

[ Sifu Paulie Zink : Internationally acclaimed Monkey Kung Fu master, Taoist teacher, and founder of the popular Yin-Yoga Method ] Ok, this is my long answer to the previous post about the Squat...

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Basic sword training safety

Very straightforward and important. The main point  – think of where the sword is going to go if you miss your target!

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Remembering the Leverage

It was at some point during the sensations of having my privates bruised, my shin kicked, throat squeezed, my ear boxed with an elbow and my arm nearly ripped out of its socket that...