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How To : Do Aikido moves for beginners

Ronald Gotlin holds five black belts, including a 6th degree black belt in Tomiki Ryu Aikido, and is Past President and Founding Member of the International Aikido Alliance. This series of videos shows beginner moves in aikido. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do Aikido moves for beginne ...more

How To : Do Jiu-Jitsu throws

Check out this martial arts tutorial video that demonstrates how to throw your opponent. Throws are an integral part of jujitsu and all martial arts. Get expert tips and advice on grappling in this instructional Jiu-Jitsu video. There are a lot of ways to get your opponent off ...more

How To : Learn Taijutsu

Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu. Part 2 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu. Part 3 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu. Part 4 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu. Part 5 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu. Part 6 of 7 - How to ...more

How To : Exercise with a bo staff

This tutorial covers different exercises that you can do with a bo staff. Flexibility and strength are always important when doing martial arts and these exercises should help your training.

How To : Take your opponent down with pressure points

In this martial arts video tutorial, Glen Levy teaches you some of the pressure points on the human body. With these pressure points, you can take your opponent down without seriously injuring him, or by seriously injuring him. This is a great skill to have when you get into a ...more

How To : Execute the Aikido wrist lock twist

Aikido has countless wrist grab forms and techniques for any method of martial arts self defense someone might need to call upon. Learn many of these tips from an Aikido expert in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Execute the Aikido wrist lock twist. Execute t ...more

How To : Activate pain with pressure points on the body

Glen Levy teaches you some pressure points in this martial arts video tutorial. The human body just takes a little pressure to bring somebody down to their knees. By learning how to properly apply these pressure points, you'll be the person nobody wants to fight.

How To : Do the sleeper hold without damaging the throat

This video will teach you how to properly use the sleeper hold in order to subdue an attacker, but not damage their larynx. This is a real way to protect others and yourself. It is meant to help Police Officers from choking people and avoid law suits from performing the wrong ...more

How To : Select a bo

This video teaches you the history of the raku-shaku-bo, commonly called the bo (or misnamed bo-staff, since bo *means* staff!) and then explains how to choose one.

How To : Do a judo throw

The Judo throw became one of the most famous judo moves for a reason. Done right, it is a devastating (and very cool looking) maneuver. In this tutorial, Judo Black Belt and BJJ Brown Belt Mark Massey teaches us the Kuzure Osoto Gari (and the more traditional) Osoto Maki Komi ...more

How To : Perform tonfa kata

This is the full form, or kata, for the tonfa, which means you should already have practice with the hojo-undo, or basic moves.

How To : Perform Aikido wrist grab defenses

self defense someone might need to call upon. Learn many of these tips from an Aikido expert in this free video clip series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Perform Aikido wrist grab defenses. Perform Aikido wrist grab defenses - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on expert ...more

How To : Throw a knee in a fight

Identify the proper time to throw a knee kick. If you are grappling with an opponent, look for an opening where you can knee-kick him in the ribs or side of the thigh. If an opponent is trying to tackle you around the waist or take you down by grabbing your legs, introduce his ...more

How To : Do a Jiu Jitsu Gogoplata choke

Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu Gogoplata, or shin, choke. Gogoplata is a choke that traps the arm and uses the shin as a choking edge. It is usually applied from the guard.

How To : Do Hapkido techniques

Master Rafael Negron, 6th DAN Master Instructor, and Jessica Sherlock, 2nd Degree blackbelt. Hapkido is an eclectic Korean martial art that is literally translated as “the way of coordinating energy” or “the way of coordinated power.” Hapkido is ultimately used as self-defense ...more

How To : Use the pressure points of the neck in combat

The neck is one of the most important and fragile parts of the body. It has few bones and muscles and very many blood vessels and nerves, making it a natural haven for pressure points. This video will teach you how to locate and strike many of these pressure points in order to ...more

How To : Train with Japanese Sai

In this martial arts video series, learn how to train with the Japanese Sai from 3rd degree Black Belt Michael Lewis. Michael will demonstrate Sai fighting techniques such as how to use a Sai to block a bo staff strike, how to block and counter strike with a Sai, how to use a ...more

How To : Scorpion kick someone in the face with Chloe Bruce

You may have come across Chloe Bruce in the past, but we're betting it was on the web, because if it were in person, you probably wouldn't be reading this right now. Because in a blink of an eye, she'd have her foot smashed against your face using her world famous Scorpion Kic ...more

How To : Master basic and advanced Shaolin staff techniques

The art of Meihuaquan Kung Fu is a special form of Shaolin Kung Fu; learn basic and advanced staff and weapon combat techniques in this free Shaolin martial arts video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Master basic and advanced Shaolin staff techniques. Master basic and advanced S ...more

How To : Make your own martial arts Bokken Japanese sword

Rich Myers of Circle of Harmony Aikido and Rei-Mon Buki shows you step by step how to make and carve your own Bokken (Bokutou), including how to choose the proper wood, Custom designing the japanese sword, carving techniqe, and oil finishing. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make your own ...more

How To : Do the superman punch

In this tutorial, we learn how to do the superman punch. This is nothing more than a jump and a punch and is used for form fighting. First, get into stance, then bring your knee up to the front of your body. When it is at the highest point, push the leg behind you, then bring ...more

How To : Perform a hip throw in judo

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a hip throw. If right-handed, keep the right foot forward and vice-versa for the left side. Have a strong grip on the opponent's right elbow and start in a hug grip. Then pull the opponent towards you and place your right hand on ...more

How To : Win a two-on-one fight

The three gentlemen in the video show the viewer what it takes to win a 2 vs. 1 fight. They show multiple angles and scenarios for how the fight could pan out, and give advice accordingly. The "good guy" as he is called, informs the viewer on many ways to take out assailants a ...more

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