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
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Learn how to escape a rear bear hug using a Jiu Jitsu technique called aiki otoshi.
Muay Boran Muay Boran (Ancient Boxing) is an all-inclusive term for the ancient boxing arts of Thailand, from which modern Muay Thai was born. In the old days, fighters would wrap their hands with strips of twisted hemp cloth or hemp rope. Although it is commonly thought that ...more
This seven-part video series is absolutely a must-watch for anyone who regularly finds themselves in self-defense situations. Each of its parts details how to use a different pressure point on the human torso effectively and as safely as possible in hand-to-hand combat. It inc ...more
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
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
The arms are the part of the body most used by Westerners in fighting. As a result, targeting and disabling an opponents arms is a great way to end a fight quickly without the risk involved in hitting an opponent's head. This three-part video details pressure points all over t ...more
This videos shows you how to do basic Arnis (stick fighting) moves with a baston (rattan stick). Arnis is a Filipino based martial arts.
Disabling your opponents legs is the fastest way to make sure that you can get away from a fight situation without killing your opponent. Attacking the pressure points associated with the large blood vessels and nerves in the legs is an effective way to do that. This two-part ...more
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.
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
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
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.
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
Jason Stork demonstrates some Chosen DTG Karate basic bo staff striking drills and techniques.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu thumb lock from a hand shake position.
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.
This tutorial shows you how to perform the first bo kata (form): Shu shi no kon.
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
In this how-to video, Sensei Paul Adams will teach you how to tie your belt on your karate kid. The belt will be very stiff at first, but will loosen up over the years. Take the middle of the belt and place it on their belly. Take the ends and pull them all the way around unti ...more
This is the full form, or kata, for the tonfa, which means you should already have practice with the hojo-undo, or basic moves.
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
This how-to video shows the shoulder lock from scarf hold, which has different names the Robinson lock, Shamrock Hold, or Chrome Lock. Learn some new skills or just practice your jiu jitsu skills. Follow along with this video martial arts tutorial and learn how to do a jiu jit ...more
Leg locks are some of the easiest and most effective submissions in MMA, and form an essential part of your ground game. Watch this video to see Joanne and Risha of MMA Girls teach you how to set up leg locks.
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
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.
This how-to video proves tai chi isn't just for old people in the park. You can learn how to subdue your enemy in four seconds from a tai chi master. There is a pressure point on the neck that you can press that will render your enemy unconscious. Watch this instructional mart ...more
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
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
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
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
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
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu wrist lock (or Nikkajo) from a shoulder grab.
The face is generally considered the most effective place to punch someone if you want to put them on the ground. This video demonstrates how to use the face's many pressure points to hurt it more efficiently and end your fights more quickly. This is for self-defense only, so ...more
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
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
If you're interested in learning a little bit of Japanese Jujutsu, check out the next video tutorial. In it you'll learn how to perform a standing elbow break and take down move. This is perfect for anyone who is touched by a possible assailant in the shirt. It's a quick and e ...more
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
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
Learn how to Counter an arm bar with a kimura in Jiu Jitsu
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