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MMA and the Quest for the Ultimate Fighting Style

The idea of pitting martial artists from different disciplines against each other with the goal of finding the most effective empty hand style for real life combat situations probably goes back beyond many recorded histories.  But to trace the development … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids

In a Nutshell “I used to be more quiet and kept to myself. But now I have confidence in what I do. I feel good about myself,” says 14-year-old Molly Perry of Cherryfield, Maine. As for Michele Williamson’s children, 9-year-old … Continue reading

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The Scientific Training for Muay Thai

The art of Muay Thai is steeped in tradition, with its cultural heritage dating back well over two thousand years. The traditions are passed down in a discipleship system, with teachers (kru) selecting worthy students. Unfortunately, this amazing wealth of … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Therapy With a Bang

The pressures of society, work, family and everything else do all but push us over the edge. To a certain degree modern man often feels as though he is somewhere he doesn’t belong; in a suit, behind a desk, carrying … Continue reading

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Much More Than Wrestling

Most fights end up on the ground.  This is not a broad generalization, this is a fact.  Unless one of the first few strikes thrown is so well placed that it is completely debilitating, people almost always end up grabbing … Continue reading

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Self Defense and Martial Arts - 4 Tips for Choosing the Right Self-Defense Instructor

Are you brand new to martial arts or brand new to the area? Have you been going to dojo after dojo trying to find the right instructor who can teach you self-defense arts? Or, are you just beginning your search? … Continue reading

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The "Street" Effectiveness of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Techniques

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the most effective self defense martial arts.  You can often stop an attacker without having to throw a punch by applying simple control and submission techniques. The most important thing is to understand that your Brazilian … Continue reading

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