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Martial Arts Information

How to Become A Modern-Day Ninja Master


The ninja were a military order in Japan. Most people have seen them in movies and fictional books.

Do You Take Yours Trained or Untrained?


If you ain't pissing anyone off, you're not doing anything worth while. Like religion and politics, martial arts are not for a lack of its zealots.

Is it a "Hurt" or is it an "Injury"


My father fed me this line every time I felt pain or discomfort. Growing up the coach's son was not without difficulty.

A Few Things Everyone Should Know to Keep Themselves Safe


The following are a few thoughts about how to decrease your chances of being a victim of a violent crime. I know a lot of times we focus on the nuts and bolts of a fight and we assume most of us know these things and this information is common knowledge for some of you, but it some times it's always good to review.

Have No Misconceptions


I just received an Email from a woman who has a child (3 year old) and about to have another. Considering my wife is in a similar situation, this question couldn't be more relevant.

Grown Man Quits After 3 Mat Pulls!


A matt pull is the simple act of lying on flat on your stomach, reaching in front of you and pulling your self across the mat. This is one exercise that helps develop your muscles for grappling.

Why Every Cop Should Study Judo Part 1


Up until 30 years ago, JUDO was the martial art. Then with the introduction of the more mysterious martial arts with more of a "killing" edge to them this coupled with the focus of the USJF/USJI (the leading Judo organizations in the US and the world) focus on Olympic competition and the simple fact that training in judo is painful and to this day, very difficult to get a black belt rank in it, especially if you are in a competitive area.

Tae Kwon Do As A Means To Stay In Shape


Becoming a martial artist is a fanatastic method of fitness. While there are many martial art forms to choose from, taekwondo is clearly the most beneficial, and the most practical.

British Aikido Board National Nepotism Seminar


For many years The British Aikido Board (BAB) have shown no interest whatsoever in the true history of British Aikido, to be fair to the BAB, they have shown a great deal of interest and support for the false history of British Aikido for which they have now publicly apologised, the apology by the chairman Mr Vincent Sumpter can be viewed on www.geocities.

Okinawan Karate


So you are thinking of starting to train in okinawan karate. There are a lot of choices as far as okinawan karate schools are concerned.

Aikido Philosophy: An Oriental Concept of Energy, Self, and Mind


PrefaceThere are many different ways to understand Aikido philosophy and perceive, utilize, and benefit from energy. What I offer here is one of many ways.

Martial Arts Strength Training


According to various sources on the internet, a 1996 article in Iron Man Magazine revealed Bruce Lee's workout. In addition to his cardio and karate workouts, Lee lifted weights three times a week and performed the following routine:clean and presses 2 x 8squats 2 x 12barbell pullovers 2 x 8bench presses 2 x 6good mornings 2 x 8barbell curls 2 x 8Unfortunately, he injured his back doing good mornings, which nearly ruined his career.

Fun Games for Children Training in Martial Arts


Keeping children interested in their Martial Arts training requires an element of fun and games. Traditionalists are usually only concerned with the discipline and structure of their training, but incorporating fun games involving proper techniques will add to the value of training and keep the kids interested.

What To Expect When You Least Expect It


The time you will be attacked you will most likely be:DistractedOut numberedAloneThere will be no back upYou will be in the fight of your life.Specific Defenses don't work.

Learning the Modern Dynamics of Judo


You may have the erroneous idea that force is not necessary in judo, especially when you see a sixty-year-old instructor throwing many young- and strong men seemingly without effort. Dynamics, however, denies this illusion.

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