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Top 15 MMA Fighters of All Time
Top 15 MMA Fighters of All Time - Check out our list of the top 15 MMA fighters of all time here.
Top 10 Most Influential Martial Artists of All...
Top 10 Most Influential Martial Artists of All Time- Check out our list of martial artists whom will never be forgotten here.
Taekwondo vs. Karate Fights - Which is the...
Taekwondo vs. Karate - Wondering which is the better martial arts style? We'll tell you the point by point differences before going into some of the more influential and well-known fights between the two styles here.
What Martial Art Is Right For You?
Each type of martial arts possesses its own unique strengths and weaknesses. Therefore, it's really about the type that suits what you’re looking to do and learn, rather than a global best kind.
From Heavyweight to Women's Bantamweight: UFC's...
There are plenty of MMA organizations doing business today, but the UFC is still king of the hill by a long shot. In accordance with this, the current UFC champions are oftentimes considered the champions of their entire weight class in the sport, even if this may not be entirely true.
6 Common Martial Arts Styles
There are numerous arranged and systemized methods of combat in the world today, and these are often referred to as martial arts styles.
Understand The Martial Art of Kung Fu
The Chinese term kung fu describes any individual accomplishment or refined skill that is achieved after hard work. In that sense, the history of kung fu is embedded in the culture of China.
25 Jokes About Chuck Norris
If you've come across all of the Chuck Norris jokes floating around on the internet, then you'll enjoy this compilation of some of the best. Page 2.
Martial Arts Fan? Don't Miss These Jet Li Movies
If you're into kung fu action movies with a stone cold Hollywood star leading the way, the following 11 popular Jet Li movies are probably for you.
What You Need To Know About The Japanese...
The world of fighting and self defense owes a huge debt of gratitude to the Japanese martial arts styles of karate, judo, aikido, and more.
Cat Zingano Biography
Cat Zingano Biography - Check out the story on Cat Zingano, one of the best female MMA fighters on the planet.
What is the History of Karate?
Karate is primarily a stand up or striking martial art that is steeped in history. It emerged on the island of Okinawa as a blend of native Okinawan fighting styles and Chinese fighting styles.
How Jackie Chan Went From Martial Arts to...
Any Jackie Chan biography will tell you that he’s a huge star in Hong Kong. But that’s hardly the entire story on him. Rather, Chan’s life represents a rags to riches account that’s cinema quality in and of itself.
Biography and Profile of Ronda Rousey
Biography and Profile of Ronda Rousey - Learn about the early life, judo resume, and MMA achievements of Ronda Rousey here.
How Kung Fu Master Bruce Lee Developed His...
The biography and story of Bruce Lee began on November 27, 1940 in San Francisco, California. He was born Lee Jun Fan, the fourth child of a Chinese father named Lee Hoi-Chuen and a mother of Chinese and German ancestry named Grace.
7 Martial Arts Movie Actors You Should Know
Martial arts movie actors are a different breed. Here is a list of some of the more popular ones.
Understanding the Filipino Martial Arts Style...
Kali is a term often used in the United States and Europe to describe the elements of Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) that focus on sword and stick fighting.
A History and Style Guide of Jujutsu
Japanese Jujutsu, commonly mistaken as Jujitsu, is characterized by using an attacker's momentum or strength against when unarmed.
Top Brazilian Jiu Jitsu vs. Judo Fights:...
Learn about the characteristics of these two fine arts, as well as some of the great matches and fights between the two styles.
A History and Style Guide of Shaolin Kung Fu
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How Much Do You Know About Chuck Norris The...
The biography of Chuck Norris starts on March 10, 1940 in Ryan, Oklahoma.
What Are Martial Arts?
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Do You Know the History of Mixed Martial Arts?
Modern mixed martial arts competition or MMA has only a short history, as the first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event took place on November 12, 1993. However, martial artists of different backgrounds have been fighting for years leading up to the burgeoning modern day interest in full contact combat athletic endeavors.
A History and Style Guide of Tang Soo Do
Practitioners of this Korean martial art do acrobatic kicks and practice rhythmic forms with purpose. Learn about history, characteristics, and more here.
Karate vs. Muay Thai - Characterists, Great...
Karate vs. Muay Thai - Wondering which martial arts style is better? Here's a general description of the differences between the two followed by some of the greatest interdisciplinary matches ever.
What Are the Origins of Kickboxing?
The term kickboxing is a somewhat generic one used to cover the combination of several different styles of striking arts that fall within the classification of sport martial arts. Its history is rooted in a blend of Japanese karate and Muay Thai boxing.
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.
Meet UFC President Dana White
Dana White Biography Introduction: Some people think it's great when they're able to grow a plant. Well, how about taking an idea with a couple of friends/business partners and re-growing it into the greatest mixed martial arts organization on the planet?
A History and Style Guide of Goju-Ryu Karate
Goju-ryu is a traditional Okinawan style of karate with an extensive history. The term Goju-ryu actually means “hard-soft style,” which refers to the closed hand techniques (hard) and open hand techniques and circular movements (soft) that comprise this martial art.
What is the Martial Art of Wushu?
What is Wushu? Well, that depends on your vantage. Some might call it a sport in the modern world. However, a literal translation of the Chinese word indicates that
A History and Style Guide of Krav Maga
The roots or history of the martial arts style of Krav Maga dates back to only the 1930's. In that sense, it does not have the lengthy story that some of the Asian-borne styles do.
A History and Style Guide of Shotokan Karate
Shotokan began with Gichin Funakoshi, a man that is given great credit not only for its birth but also for helping to popularize karate in general.
What is the History of Muay Thai?
Muay Thai History and Style Guide Introduction: They call Muay Thai
How Steven Seagal Became a Martial Artist and...
The biography of Steven Seagal starts on April 10, 1952 in Lansing, Michigan.
Martial Arts History: Get Up to Speed on...
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art based in ground fighting that is widely utilized by MMA fighters worldwide. It is unlike many other ground fighting styles, particularly in the way that it teaches practitioners to fight from their backs.
A History and Style Guide of Kenpo Karate
Kenpo History and Style Guide Introduction: Most Kenpo practitioners still study forms. They also involve themselves in pre-ordained fighting movements against a partner. But the bottom line? Kenpo is about real life street self defense.
A History and Style Guide of Judo
Judo is a popular martial arts style and Olympic sport with a rich history. Here is an overview of the sport's characteristics and basic goals.
What is the Best Martial Arts Style for Self...
Self Defense Martial Arts Styles - Wonder what the best martial arts style for self defense is? Check out the story on a variety of styles and their applicability to real world events.
Let's Learn About The Chinese Martial Arts Styles
To discover the origins of the Chinese martial arts styles, one has to go deep into the past. Find a list of 5 well-known styles and more here.
A History and Style Guide of Aikido
History indicates that the martial arts style of aikido was mostly formulated during the 1920's and 30's by Morihei Ueshiba in Japan.
Biography and Profile of Tony Jaa
Tony Jaa Biography - Jaa is world famous Muay Thai practitioner and martial arts movie actor. Here is his story.
Popular Bruce Lee Movies
He was the first to capture the American public's imagination with his fluid martial arts moves on screen, and as a result a new genre in film was born.
A History and Style Guide of Ninjutsu
A History and Style Guide of Ninjutsu - Like many martial arts styles of significance, the history of ninjutsu is difficult to trace. That said, ninjutsu appears to have developed out of a need to oppose the ruling Samurai class between the 13th-16th centuries in the Iga Province and Kōka, Shiga of Japan.
UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos Predictions
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Top 5 Traditional Martial Artists in MMA Today
Top 5 Traditional Martial Artists in MMA Today - Remember the days when people in the U.S. only trained in judo, karate, and taekwondo? Well, those styles have made a comeback in the sport of MMA. Check out our top 5 traditional martial artists here.
A History and Style Guide of Tae Kwon Do
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The Top 5 Jean Claude Van Damme Movies
The bottom line is that Jean Claude Van Damme movies are about martial arts, high flying kicks, and Van Damme doing splits on the screen.
A History and Style Guide of Jeet Kune Do
Jeet Kune Do History and Style Guide Introduction: Though it fits neatly under the category of a martial arts style, Jeet Kune Do really isn't one. You see, it's more of a philosophy.
Top 30 UFC Fighters of All Time
Top 30 UFC Fighters of All Time- Check out our list of the top 30 fighters in MMA's number one organization here.
UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort Predictions
UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano Predictions: Check out our thoughts on Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano here.
Biography and Profile of Conor McGregor
Conor McGregor Biography- Check out the story on Irish mixed martial arts fighter, Conor McGregor
A History and Style Guide of Hapkido
What caused the martial arts style of hapkido to grow? Effectiveness. As history tells it, a Korean man by the name of Suh Bok Sub watched one man amazingly defend himself against multiple attackers.
A History and Style Guide of Tai Chi Chuan
Tai Chi is considered a soft martial arts style with roots deeply entrenched in Chinese history. Find characteristics, goals, substyles, and more here.
Top 10 Toughest Fighters in MMA Today
Top 10 Toughest Fighters in MMA Today - Wondering where your favorite falls on the list? Come check it out.
A History and Style Guide of Russian Sambo
Sambo, which is sometimes referred to as Sombo, has roots in several different martial arts types, drawing from many of the older styles.
Biography and Profile of Jet Li
The biography of Jet Li starts on April 26, 1963 in Beijing, China.
Biography and Profile of Matt Hamill
We all have things we must overcome. But when it comes to Matt Hamill, it's sometimes hard to imagine how he's done the things he's done.
Popular Chuck Norris Movies
Chuck Norris movies are all about beating up the bad guys with weapons and martial arts. Read descriptions and follow the links for more information.
What is the Martial Art of Hung Gar Kung Fu?
Learn about the history, characteristics, training, and significance of Hung Gar, a denomination of Chinese kung fu that began in the 17th century.
The Top 5 Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal movies are all about martial arts moves taking down the bad guys. In that way, they're quite similar to the martial arts movies we've all come to enjoy watching. The difference is that his martial arts style, aikido, is less about spinning kicks and the theatrics and more about...
The Deadliest Warriors in Martial Arts History
How do you make the list? Be well-known, be capable of ending fights (win sport fights by stoppage, not decision), and be a proven commodity.
A History and Style Guide of Capoeira
A History and Style Guide of Capoeira - Usually when you see people dancing, it's for pure enjoyment. But if you took a longer glance at such activities in Brazil, you might see something different. That something different is capoeira.
A History and Style Guide of Wing Chun
A History and Style Guide of Wing Chun Introduction: These days, it's popular to say that the far majority of fights wind up being grappling affairs. All true. That said, before one gets to the grappling stage of combat, close quarters stand up usually commences.
A History and Style Guide of Baguazhang
The roots and history of the martial arts style of Baguazhang can be traced back to the 19th century in China. It is a soft and internal style of martial arts, making it comparable to Tai Chi Chuan.
Let's Learn About The Korean Martial Arts Styles
In the end, the Korean martial arts are known for their acrobatic kicks, similarities to some of the Japanese styles, and sheer popularity. So read on for more on the styles that make them what they are.
Top 10 Fedor Emelianenko Victories
Top 10 Fedor Emelianenko Victories - Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be the greatest heavyweight MMA fighter in the history of the sport. Here are his top 10 wins for your perusal.
Biography and Profile of Donnie Yen
Donnie Yen Biography - Yen was a martial artist practically from the day he was born. Here is his story.
Biography and Profile of Jean Claude Van Damme
Jean Claude Van Damme Biography Introduction: Before modern day MMA, there was the movie Bloodsport, and Jean Claude Van Damme was there. Before Muay Thai kickboxing came to the forefront of martial arts social consciousness in America, there was the movie Kickboxer, in which Van Damme starred once again.
A History and Style Guide of Eagle Claw Kung Fu
A History and Style Guide of Eagle Claw Kung Fu - The history of Eagle Claw Kung Fu is clouded in mystery for the same reasons that all of the Chinese martial arts types are. You've come to the right place to find out more about this ancient art.
Biography and Profile of Anderson Silva
The biography of Anderson Silva begins on April 14, 1975 in Curitiba, Brazil.
A History and Style Guide of Wrestling
Wrestling refers to contests where two combatants physically engage one another in an attempt to gain control, often by utilizing hand-to-hand techniques designed to throw their opponents off balance and take them down to the ground where they can achieve a dominant position. Wrestling is embedded in the history of nearly every culture.
A History and Style Guide of Kyokushin Karate
Kyokushin History and Style Guide Introduction: You walk into the karate tournament as a spectator and immediately notice the difference. Rather than referees acknowledging points, you actually hear the grunts from opponents that signify a strike has landed
A History and Style Guide of Iaido
Thinking about the practice of the Japanese martial arts style of iaido in this day and age might leave one imagining a scenario from the movie Highlander. In other words, iaido history and practice could certainly point a 21st century person's mind in the direction of a warrior unsheathing a sword in a public garage and beheading someone.
Striking in Martial Arts- What it Means and the...
The term striking in martial arts generally refers to stand up fighting, or everything that’s not grappling.
A History and Style Guide Chang Quan or Long...
A History and Style Guide Chang Quan or Long Fist Kung Fu - Want to know something Donnie Yen and Jet Li have in common? Look no further than their Long Fist Kung Fu background. Come on by to find out more on this ancient art.
The New Wave in MMA is Mental Toughness Training
Don't even think for a second that improving mental toughness in MMA is for the weak. After all, Georges St. Pierre and Rich Franklin have both utilized sports psychology via Brian Cain for just these purposes.
The History of the Samurai Warrior
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How MMA Standout Jon Jones Does Things No Other...
Read all about Jon Jones, martial arts expert: MMA beginnings, wrestling career, fighting style, famous victories, personal life, and more here.
Biography and Profile of Chris Weidman
Biography and Profile of Chris Weidman - Weidman is a special MMA fighter. Here is his story.
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. Page 2.
Miesha Tate Biography
Miesha Tate Biography - Check out the story on Miesha Tate, an outstanding female MMA fighter.
A History and Style Guide of Sumo Wrestling
A History and Style Guide of Sumo Wrestling - When you think of Sumo wrestling, one thing inevitably comes to mind. Sheer size.
Stephan Kesting Bio
Stephan Kesting has had over 20 articles published in acclaimed magazines like Black Belt, Ultimate Grappling, Tapout, and Ultimate Athlete.
A History and Style Guide of Shootfighting
There was really only one true competitor to Royce Gracie and his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu style of fighting during that initial UFC tournament way back in 1993, and that person was a shoot fighter or shoot wrestler by the name of Ken Shamrock. Shamrock would eventually become the first Pancrase organization champion, immediately making him a part of shootfighting history.
Great Kung Fu Movies List
Find a list of 9 of the most famous kung fu movies here, complete with descriptions and extra links for more information.
MMA Ring Girls Pics
Part of the MMA experience is the ring girls. Here are some MMA ring girl pics for your perusal.
The Most Influential Boxing vs. MMA Matches of...
The Most Influential Boxing vs. MMA Matches of All-Time - Here are the top Boxing vs. MMA matches of all-time.
Biography and Profile of Cris "Cyborg" Justino
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Strikeforce Melendez vs. Healy Results
Strikeforce Melendez vs. Healy Results - Check out what happened at this September event here.
An Overview of Basic Martial Arts Techniques
The variety of martial arts techniques available to practitioners is numerous. Thus, an overview of martial arts techniques in category form seems an appropriate beginning step for readers looking to understand a little bit more about the moves that make martial arts special.
How Anthony Pettis Made One of the Best MMA...
Anthony Pettis Biography - Check out the profile and story on MMA fighter Anthony Pettis here.
A History and Style Guide of Choy Li Fut Kung Fu
A History and Style Guide of Choy Li Fut Kung Fu - In the book Between Wing Chun and Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee gives Choy Li Fut the kind of praise that can make a martial art famous.
Top 10 Olympic Judo Fighters of All Time
Top 10 Olympic Judo Fighters of All Time- Check out the top 10 judokas to ever grace an Olympic stage here.
Biography and Profile of Cain Velasquez
Biography and Profile of Cain Velasquez Introduction: Are there a lot of Mexican American heavyweight fighters in MMA? No, but Cain Velasquez is one. Are there a lot of heavyweight fighters capable of throwing around their weight full tilt for an entire fight? No, but Cain Velasquez can.
A History and Style Guide of Catch Wrestling
The history of catch wrestling differs significantly from other martial arts styles. After all, how many types of martial arts can you say grew up in carnivals across America?
Top 10 Jon Jones Victories
Top Jones Jones Victories - Jones defeats Vladimir Matyushenko by TKO (elbows) at 1:52 of round one.
Martial Arts Facts: The History and Style of...
Find out more about Luta Livre, a martial art similar to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, including history, characteristics, famous practitioners, and more here.
Biography and Profile of Georges St. Pierre
The biography of Georges St. Pierre starts on May 19, 1981 in Saint-Isidore, Quebec, Canada.
Biography and Profile of Kimbo Slice
Kimbo Slice Biography Introduction: The man once known as Kevin Ferguson won his new last name 'Slice' after cutting someone in an internet street fight. In that sense and more, Kimbo Slice is hardly your everyday MMA fighter.
Top 10 Anderson Silva Victories
Top 10 Anderson Silva Victories - Dana White has called Anderson Silva the greatest MMA fighter ever. So it would seem appropriate to detail his top 10 MMA wins ever.
UFC 184: Rousey vs. ZinganoResults
UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano Results: Check out what happened when Ronda Rousey took on Cat Zingano on February 28, 2015.
What Are the Origins of Monkey Style Kung Fu
The Monkey style of kung fu is about as different a martial arts system as you'll find, as it's a type that emulates the movement of monkeys and apes..
Popular Jackie Chan Movies
Jackie Chan movies are often characterized by three things: Exciting martial arts fights, stunts that are not for the faint of heart, and comedy.
Biography and Profile of Helio Gracie
Biography and Profile of Helio Gracie - Want to know more about the man who essentially invented Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? Look no further. Here is Helio Gracie's story.
Biography and Profile of Brock Lesnar
The biography of Brock Lesnar starts on July 12, 1977 in Webster, South Dakota.
All About the Martial Arts Black Belt
What do you think of when you hear the words martial arts black belt? Some no doubt begin to imagine flying ninjas and Jackie Chan movies. Others may have a more realistic vision, usually one of martial arts superiority. But does attaining a black belt in fact signify a martial arts expert?
A History and Style Guide of Budokan Karate
A History and Style Guide of Budokan Karate - Check out the story on Chew Choo Soot and Budokan karate here.
Biography and Profile of Gina Carano
Gina Carano has a background in Muay Thai kickboxing, having trained under the legendary Master Toddy. She holds a professional record of 12-1-1 in Muay Thai, a striking style that emphasizes the use of the clinch, elbows, punches, kicks, and knees.
Biography and Profile of Jigoro Kano
Biography and Profile of Jigoro Kano - Jigoro Kano founded Kodokan judo and was one of the most influential martial artists of all time. Here is his story.
History and Style Guide of Shuai Jiao
Jiao li would serve as the basis of many martial arts styles throughout history, including shuai jiao, as it was really the first formal martial arts type invented in China, making it one of the oldest in the world.
Biography and Profile of Frank Mir
The Biography of Frank Mir starts on May 24, 1979, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born Francisco Santos “Frank” Mir III.
Spinning Back Kick Tutorial - Learn The...
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.
Biography and Profile of Chuck Liddell
The biography of Chuck Liddell starts on December 17, 1969 in Santa Barbara, California.
As Female Wrestling Grows So May Female MMA
The majority of Americans don't even know that female wrestling exists at the collegiate or high school level. Perhaps if they did, there would be a bigger talent pool for female MMA to choose from.
What You Need To Know About The Brazilian...
Links to information about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Capoeira, and Luta Livre
Get the Most out of Stretching
Forthcoming are five things martial artists should consider when trying to get the most out of stretching.
Biography and Profile of B.J. Penn
Any B.J. Penn biography would be remiss if it didn't mention that he was one of the greatest submission fighters ever.
Gina Carano Picture Gallery
Gina Carano pictures are in high demand these days. Everyone is wondering what this beautiful superstar of MMA looks like and what she can do in the cage.
Biography and Profile of Taylor Lautner
A brief biography and profile of Taylor Lautner. Before he became a famous actor, he had already made a name for himself as a young karate star.
Biography and Profile of Nick Diaz
The biography of Nick Diaz starts on August 2, 1983 in Stockton, California.
Biography and Profile of Hwang Kee
Hwang Kee Biography - Hwang Kee was the founder of Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan and one of the more influential martial artists of all time. Here is his story.
Popular Tony Jaa Films
Tony Jaa Films - Here is a list of popular Tony Jaa films for your perusal.
Biography and Profile of Mas Oyama
Biography and Profile of Mas Oyama - Oyama was one of the most influential martial arts practitioners of all time. Here is his story.
Biography and Profile of Jake Ellenberger
Biography and Profile of Jake Ellenberger - Check out the story on Ellenberger, a fast twitch explosion waiting to happen.
Horse Stance Tutorial
The Horse Stance is a common stance used during exercises and forms in traditional martial arts like kung fu and karate for combat and leg strengthening.
Top 10 MMA Kicks of All Time
A list with descriptions of some of the deadliest kicks in modern MMA history. This list includes only traditional kicks, i.e. no knee kicks.
Biography and Profile of Lyoto Machida
Lyoto Machida is a Japanese-Brazilian martial artist famous for using traditional karate training in his MMA fighting style. Read more about him here.
Biography and Profile of Forrest Griffin
The biography of Forrest Griffin starts on July 1, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio.
Carlos Condit vs. Martin Kampmann Results
Donald Cerrone vs. Rafael dos Anjos Results - Check out our thoughts on this upcoming UFC on FS1 2 match up here. Page 3.
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!
How to Make a Punching Fist in Martial Arts
Here's how to make a fist for punching in martial arts.
Biography and Profile of Quinton "Rampage"...
The biography of Quinton “Rampage” Jackson starts on June 20, 1978 in Memphis, Tennessee
Become a Martial Arts Instructor
From a simplified standpoint, becoming a martial arts instructor is a four-step process.
Wisconsin Martial Arts Schools Directory and...
Wisconsin Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find a Wisconsin martial arts school here.
Core Strength Exercises
Core strength exercises, or those that target the stomach, back, and pelvis, are particularly important to success in all athletic activities, including martial arts.
Basic Closed Guard Tutorial
It's never good when an opponent is able to break the guard by standing up, as that gives them room to maneuver to a better position or strike from various angles. Page 3.
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. Page 2.
Biography and Profile of Fedor Emelianenko
The biography of Fedor Emelianenko starts on September 28, 1976 in Luhansk, Ukraine.
Biography and Profile of Mirko "Cro Cop"...
Date of Birth: Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic was born on September 10, 1874 in Vinkovci, Croatia. Personal
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. Page 2.
Submissions in Martial Arts
A submission is a combat sports term that has become commonly used throughout the martial arts world. When a practitioner applies a submission hold, it generally means that they have sunk in a joint lock or choke hold designed to cause an opponent give up or face injury.
UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Results
UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Results- Silva vs. Diaz, Tate vs. McMann, Woodley vs. Gastelum, Alves vs. Mein, and more. Check out our UFC 183 results here.
Biography and Profile of Mauricio "Shogun" Rua
Mauricio Shogun Rua Biography Introduction: Most believed Mauricio Rua had little chance of winning the
At 70, 5th Degree Taekwondo Black Belt Skip...
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5 Reasons Why Karate is Effective
5 Reasons Why Karate is Effective- Karate is one of the most highly practiced martial arts styles in the world. Here's why.
Pennsylvania Martial Arts Schools Directory and...
Pennsylvania Martial Arts Schools Directory and Finder - Find the Pennsylvania martial arts school that's right for you here.
Fighting Stance Tutorial
Beyond making a fist, the fighting stance is probably the most basic and arguably important of all martial arts training stances.
Learn The Tang Soo Do Side Kick In Four Steps
Side Kick Tutorial - The back leg 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 back leg or rear leg side kick in this step by step picture tutorial.
Biography and Profile of David Carradine
Why would you be interested in a David Carradine biography? First, you probably saw him play Kwai Chang Caine on the 1970's television series, Kung Fu. Second, you're probably intrigued by the unusual circumstances surrounding his death. Third, isn't his persona on stage about as tied to the martial arts as they come?
UFC 151 Results
Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger- Wondering what happened when these two explosive wrestlers threw down in the Octagon? Keep reading to find out.

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