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The Board Breaker Review - Helping You to Practice Karate Board Breaking
The Board Breaker Review - The Board Breaker makes it possible for karate and martial arts practitioners to practice breaking techniques at home without the use of a holder. Check out our unsolicited review of the product here.

MMA Instruction Manual Review
MMA Instruction Manual Review - The MMA Instruction Manual by Anderson Silva, with Glen Cordoza, is an excellent reference for those looking to begin in MMA or take their skills to another level.

2011 About.com Martial Arts Readers' Choice Awards Winners
2011 About.com Martial Arts Readers' Choice Awards Winners - Check out the winners of our 2011 Readers' Choice Awards

Florida Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Florida Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find a Florida martial arts school that is right for you.

Learn The Tang Soo Do Side Kick In Four Steps
Side Kick Tutorial - The side kick is a standard leg strike in Tang Soo Do and the stand up arts, even if it's hardly an easy kick to employ effectively. Check out how to do a side kick in this step by step picture tutorial.

Martial Arts Schools Directory
Martial Arts Schools Directory

New York Martial Arts School Directory and Finder
New York Martial Arts Schools and Finder - If you're looking for a martial arts school in the New York area, you've come to the right place.

Pennsylvania Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Pennsylvania Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find the Pennsylvania martial arts school that's right for you here.

Ohio Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Ohio Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find the Ohio martial arts school that's right for you!

California Martial Arts Schools - California Martial Arts Schools Directory...
California Martial Arts Schools - California Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder

Las Vegas Martial Arts Schools - Las Vegas Martial Arts Schools Directory and...
Las Vegas Martial Arts Schools - Las Vegas Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder

Katas Forms - Do Katas or Forms Help You Defend Yourself
Does the practice of forms or katas really help a martial artist to improve fighting skills and defend against attackers?

Do Katas Help You Defend Yourself Or Improve Fighting Skills?
Do Katas Help You Defend Yourself Or Improve Fighting Skills - There has been a debate out there for a long time in the martial arts world, and it's all about kata (Japanese styles), hyungs (Korean styles), or forms (more globally).

Wrestling and MMA Single Leg Takedown Video Tutorials
There are tons of different wrestling takedowns being utilized in the world today. But let's face it: two of the most recognized are still the double leg and single leg. Speaking of the single leg takedown, forthcoming are four YouTube video tutorials on the subject worth checking out.

A Roadmap for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Book Review
A Roadmap for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu by Stephan Kesting Book Review Introduction: Are you a newbie to the martial arts that's considering taking up Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? If so, you likely have a lot of basic questions about the art.

Wrestling's Double Leg Takedown For MMA
Double Leg Takedown Tutorial Introduction: The double leg takedown is one of the most well-known and highly utilized wrestling takedowns in the world. When executed correctly, it is effective in grappling competitions, MMA, and the street.

Bagua Linked Palms Book Review
Bagua Linked Palms Book Review Introduction: Internal martial arts styles like Bagua continue to gain in popularity as the world seeks to deal with everyday stressors, physical ailments, and more in alternative ways.

Jiu Jitsu: The Essential Guide to Mastering the Art Book Review
Jiu Jitsu by Hans Erik Petermann Book Review Introduction: Learn about classical jiu jitsu and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in this book, including the connections between them and some techniques.

The Winner's Bible by Dr. Kerry Spackman Book Review
The Winner's Bible seeks to help you get rid of those things (emotional and products of daily living) that get in the way of peak performance by giving you a protocol for change.

Tang Soo Do Forms Volume 1: Color Belt DVD Review
Tang Soo Do Forms Volume 1: Color Belt DVD Review Introduction: If you're interested in learning the forms leading up to 1st degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, Tang Soo Do Forms Volume 1: Color Belt starring Young Kil Song may just be for you.

How to Make a Punching Fist in Martial Arts
Here's how to make a fist for punching in martial arts.

How to Throw a Reverse Punch
You can practice throwing a reverse punch from more than one kind of stance. For our martial arts training purposes here, start off in a fighting stance.

Fighting Stance Tutorial
Beyond making a fist, the fighting stance is probably the most basic and arguably important of all martial arts training stances.

Front Stance or Forward Stance Tutorial
There are several variations to the front stance or forward stance depending on the martial arts style or school delivering the instruction.

Achilles Lock Tutorial
The Achilles Lock is a valuable submission technique to learn.

Armbar From the Guard Tutorial
In order to achieve an armbar from the closed guard position as outlined in this tutorial, you must first, of course, achieve the closed guard position.

Basic Closed Guard Tutorial
The guard is a position that allows submission and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners to fight from their backs. There are many variations of this position in martial arts, the most basic of which is the closed guard.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu's Rear Naked Choke in 6 Steps
In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) the Rear Naked Choke is a very important attack. Learn how to apply it in training via this tutorial.

Front Kick Tutorial
The front kick is a valuable martial arts tool that should be a part of your training regimen.

Horse Stance Tutorial
The Horse Stance (also knows as mabu, kiba-dachi, or kuda kuda) is a common stance used during exercises and forms in traditional martial arts like kung fu and karate. It is also used to strengthen the legs and in actual combat.

Muay Thai Clinch Tutorial
The Muay Thai clinch can be used to both devastate and control an opponent while engaging in stand up fighting on the inside.

Upper Block Tutorial
Here is how to execute an Upper Block.

Windy Clima Cool Muay Thai Gloves - Windy Clima Cool Muay Thai Gloves Review
Windy Clima Cool Muay Thai Gloves - Windy Clima Cool Muay Thai Gloves Review

Aikido Exercises for Teaching and Training Book Review
Aikido Exercises for Training and Teaching by C.M. Shifflett serves as a very interesting read for those looking to advance their knowledge of aikido. This book review will tell you why.

Jiu Jitsu University by Saulo Ribeiro Book Review
Jiu Jitsu University by Saulo Ribeiro is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu book that teaches practitioners the techniques required to move from white belt to black belt in his system. Let's put it this way, this book was worth a review.

Muay Thai Basics by Christoph Delp Book Review
Looking for a good book to get you started in Muay Thai? Then check out this book review of Muay Thai Basics by Christoph Delp.

Master Toddy's Muay Thai Academy
Master Toddy runs one of the best Muay Thai Academies in the country. Here is his website.

Team Quest
Team Quest is one of the best MMA camps in the world.

Stephan Kesting Bio
Stephan Kesting has had over 20 articles published in acclaimed magazines like Black Belt, Ultimate Grappling, Tapout, and Ultimate Athlete, and runs www.grapplearts.com and www.beginningbjj.com.

Ultimate Warrior Workouts By Martin Rooney Book Review
Ultimate Warrior Workouts by Martin Rooney is a unique kind of martial arts workout book. Rather than just reading about a culmination of exercises that work from an author's perspective, readers are instead treated to tried and true workout regimens/exercises from eight different fighting styles.

Sanshou The Complete Fighting System Book Review
Sanshou The Complete Fighting System By Cung Le Book Review - Martial arts enthusiasts are given a windown into some of Le's training secrets in his new book Sanshou: The Complete Fighting System.

Connecticut Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Connecticut Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find a school in Connecticut and start training in the martial arts. We have schools in Ansonia, West Hartford, East Hartford, Seymour, New Haven, Bridgeport, Wallingford, and more.

Texas Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Texas Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find a school in Texas and start training in the martial arts. We have schools in San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, and more.

Nevada Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Nevada Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find the Nevada martial arts school that is right for you!

Spinning Back Kick Tutorial - Learn The Spinning Back Kick In Six Steps
Spinning Back Kick Tutorial - The spinning back kick is a very powerful and effective martial arts technique. Learn how to do execute the move in this picture tutorial.

Minnesota Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Minnesota Martial Arts Schools Director and Finder - If you're looking for a Minnesota martial arts school, you've come to the right place.

Wisconsin Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Wisconsin Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find a Wisconsin martial arts school here.

Minnesota Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Minnesota Martial Arts Schools Director and Finder - If you're looking for a Minnesota martial arts school, you've come to the right place.

Wisconsin Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder
Wisconsin Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find a Wisconsin martial arts school here.

2011 About.com Martial Arts Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
2011 About.com Martial Arts Readers' Choice Awards Finalists- Here is some information on each one of the finalists in the following categories- Best Martial Arts School (East), Best Martial Arts School (West), Best Martial Arts School (Mideast), Best Martial Arts School (Midwest), Best Grappling Dummy, Best Martial Arts Book 2010, Best Martial...

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