Hand-to-Hand Self Defense

Product Review – Brutal Street Grappling Essentials
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
11 months ago

Product Review – Brutal Street Grappling Essentials

Having had the demand for, and great response to, taking a shift from pure sport based submission grappling articles towards grappling applications for and within self...

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Surviving a Fight at Close Range
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
12 months ago

Surviving a Fight at Close Range

In a previously made series of videos, I talked a bit about what one can do in a standing, impact based fight, and gave some tools to stop the fight from turning into...

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Self Defense Against Awkward Clothing Grips and the Unexpected – Avoiding Reaction
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
12 months ago

Self Defense Against Awkward Clothing Grips and the Unexpected – Avoiding Reaction

Being a student of both the Jeet Kune Do philosophy and framework, I always appreciate efficiency. In an homage to efficiency, today’s article will kill two birds...

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7 Ways to Stop an Opponent from Overwhelming You
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
12 months ago

7 Ways to Stop an Opponent from Overwhelming You

There are arguably only seven ways to handle an external force. This article seeks to name them, and give you an idea of how to apply them: Meet Put your own force...

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Self Defense Foundations – Escaping Headlocks from the Side and Front
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
12 months ago

Self Defense Foundations – Escaping Headlocks from the Side and Front

Over the last few weeks we covered some quick and effective techniques for common street grabs that are likely to occur in a variety of situations and from multiple...

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The Portia-tactic – How to Beat an Opponent, Using His Instincts
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
12 months ago

The Portia-tactic – How to Beat an Opponent, Using His Instincts

Introduction For centuries, the seemingly superhuman reflexes of the martial arts masters and martial sports champions have been legendary. Their opponent moves, and the...

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Less is More: Keeping your game simple.
Fitness
12 months ago

Less is More: Keeping your game simple.

‘You’re only as good as the time before.’ This is something I believe about live-rolling and mma sparring. I’ve gotten promotions over guys that were there...

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Self Defense Fact or Fiction: Wrist-grabs
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
12 months ago

Self Defense Fact or Fiction: Wrist-grabs

In this first installation in a series of articles about martial arts “myths”, we’re going to look a little at wrist-grabs. There is a lot of skepticism,...

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Avoiding the Takedown – Layering Defenses to Build a Fortress of Self Protection
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
12 months ago

Avoiding the Takedown – Layering Defenses to Build a Fortress of Self Protection

Reverse grappling is an important concept in self defense and self protection because it is such a key manner in which to maintain control over a dangerous, fluid, or...

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Surprise! Grabbed from Behind – Self Defense Follow Up
Hand-to-Hand Self Defense
1 year ago

Surprise! Grabbed from Behind – Self Defense Follow Up

Getting grabbed unexpectedly is one of the most important situations anyone can train for from a self defense perspective. This is due to both the likelihood from a...

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