In this video tutorial viewers learn how about Brazilian jiu-jitsu. This video describes the concept behind Brazilian Jiu Jitsu including: technique vs strength, large vs small, angles, and the weak muscle groups of the body. Teaches viewers how to defend against bigger and stronger opponents. Viewers will learn how to fight more effectively. This video will benefit those viewers interested in mixed martial arts and willing to learn new fighting techniques. These techniques can be used for se...
Here is a shoulder lock from the open guard (basically an ude garami or maki hiji lock) that Frank Mir pulled of against Pete Williams. This is a very helpful and effective martial arts technique.
Aikido employs blocks, atemi, wrist locks, and principles of motion that allow you to defend a mid level punch or Mune Tsuki and gain control of your opponent. Learn intermediate Aikido techniques for avoiding and controlling an opponent's mid level punches in this free Aikido training video series featuring 4th degree black belt Gary Boaz.
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 the arms and various ways of striking them in order to hurt and disable your opponent, ending your engagement with limited damage to both yourself and them.
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 maneuver.
This how-to video demonstrates Krav Maga Worldwide Sherman Oaks 3rd degree Dave Bluestein teaching defense against a basic choke from the front with a push. Follow along and improve your Krava Maga skills or just learn how to defend yourself from an attack. Watch this video martial arts tutorial and learn how to execute the Krav Maga choke with a push defense.
Get free lessons on basic techniques for Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu in this video series featuring black belt Wesley Rhodes.
Learn how to Counter an arm bar with a kimura in Jiu Jitsu
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu Omoplata Shoulder Lock, a leg-over-shoulder lock done from the guard position.
Qi (Xi) Gong master Larry Wong instructs you on how to do Swinging Arms.
Step by step instruction on the correct way to wrap your hands before Muay Thai kickboxing training or competition.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a Kyokushin/kickboxing low kick combination. Begin by making a low kick to the opponent's inner thigh and instantly punch/push to make distance. At the same time, position yourself to the opponent's side. Then perform a low kick on the opponent's front upper leg. Bend your knees when kicking for more power and prevent your opponent from closing in. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in learning martial arts and self defense...
In this free video series, our karate instructor, Madison Warner will teach you the basics of Koden Kan karate, including the starting stance, blocking, punching, kicking, and even some self-defense techniques, demonstrated with a partner.
This choke hold is dangerous because your opponent will not always want to tap out. This is a great hold to do, and gives you control of his or her body. This martial arts technique takes practice.
If you're trying to get a triangle on someone in an MMA or jiu jitzu fight and they hide their arm to try and relieve the pressure on their neck, they might think they are safe. They aren't. Watch this video to learn how to finish the triangle in this situation from Joanne and Hillary Williams of MMA Girls.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu Pentagram Choke submission. It is like a triangle choke but uses your arms to create a complete vice around the neck.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu scarf hold (or kesa gatame) to gain side control positional dominance.
Learn to perform th Jiu Jitsu Crucifix Neck Crank.The crucifix has the ability to apply 600 lbs of force to the head and neck and uses the whole body to trap your partner.
The full crunch exercise, in kung fu, will help strengthen your palms and the tops of your feet. Learn more about the full crunch exercise from a professional kung fu instructor in this free martial arts video. Strengthen yourself with the Kung Fu full crunch - Part 1 of 6.
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.
Jason Stork demonstrates some Chosen DTG Karate basic bo staff striking drills and techniques.
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 the opponent's back. Pull with your right hand and step back. Pivot your hip upwards and exert force as you throw. The key is to throw the opponent off balance. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested i...
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 video features an extensive walkthrough of the legs pressure points and ideas for attacks that can be used against them to get your fight over with as quickly as possible without risking killing someone.
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.
Nunchaku basics and demonstration of basic nunchaku techniques and drills.
Kicking is an important component of kung fu and Chinese martial arts. Learn some kicking tips and expand your arsenal from a martial arts expert in this free video series.
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 fighters would dip their wrapped hands in broken glass, this is largely a myth. They did, however, dip their hands in water in order to harden the rope.
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
This videos shows you how to do basic Arnis (stick fighting) moves with a baston (rattan stick). Arnis is a Filipino based martial arts.
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 fight.
In this tutorial you will learn the basic theory of tonfa and how to execute basic techniques. Safety is important so always start by checking your weapons for cracks and splinters.
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.
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.
Group 5 is the final group of basic bo hojo-undo moves but they are anything but basic! See how they should be executed in this video.
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.
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 martial arts video and learn how to subdue an enemy with tai chi skills.
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 improve your self-defense or martial arts skills. It includes demonstrations, diagrams, and detailed instructions for utilizing the information obtained in real-world self-defense situations.
By Zech Browning Shihan of Gyodokan Martial Arts. Step 1: "Storm Within the Calm - Putting It All Together - Part 1"
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.
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.