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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn to escape from a standing rear naked choke using Jiu Jitsu technique.
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.
This is a lesson on nunchaku self defense training & exercise. This is a martial art technique made famous to many American children by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu triangle choke from the mount position.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu Banana Split leg submission. This is a submission for grappling not self defense. It attacks the groin by pulling the muscles apart.
In this video you will learn how to do a stretch called bo flexibility (or bo flex). It is pretty clear from the name, that you are using the bo weapon to do stretching exercises to increase flexibility.
Kung fu is an ancient Chinese martial art that requires balance, stability and strength. Learn several kung fu blocking techniques from a kung fu instructor in this free martial arts video series.
In this video series, our expert Tres Tew will teach you all about escrima stick fighting. He will teach you how to block with an escrima stick, how to strike with an escrima stick, how to do a shoulder crank with an escrima stick, and how to do a push block with an escrima stick.
In this video, we learn how to do the rack and crucifix jiu jitsu position. Start by starting in the cross position with your grip around the opponent, pushing their arm up. Now, lift up your forearm and it will prop them up to their side. Now, swing your legs over and catch over top the arm on their body. Now you can swivel to perform a neck crank. From this position, there are a lot of submissions you can do. To get the crucifix position, shift your leg back and fall backwards. Triangle you...
If you've got your opponent against the cage in an MMA fight, there are all sorts of fun things you can do to them to end the fight if you're good. In this video you'll learn a great takedown for using on a opponent trapped against the cage from UFC star Kurt Pellegrino.
Learning Aikido techniques can be accomplished by practice and by doing basic Aikido exercises. Learn Aikido techniques and exercises to help you execute Aikido moves in this free video series.
Learn the fundamentals of Tae Kwon Do in these free online self-defense videos, including kicks, punches, blocks, stances and other moves for tae kwan do white-belts.
If massive strength is not among your list of strengths as an MMA or jiu jitzu fighter, you need to learn ways to apply harder pressure from the half guard in order to pass better. Watch this video to learn some details that will help with this from MMA Girls Hillary Williams and Joanne.
Staff fighting is an excellent way for your kid to get some aggression out. It is also an excellent introduction to the world of martial arts. In this free video series, let Cody Stahlecker show you how to do some basic staff fighting moves. You can create a staff out of just about anything. Not only will your kids get the exercise they need, they also may learn some handy self defense techniques as well. So, take a moment, and learn about staff fighting kids.
Check out this martial arts tutorial video that demonstrates how to do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu chokeholds. Choke holds are a Jiu Jitsu technique you can use to control your opponent. Get expert tips and advice on martial arts and grappling in this video. There are hundreds of variations of chokes, but this video provides instruction on a simple choke from the back. Practice your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills and techniques with this tutorial video.
San Chin No Hojo-Undo is one of the requirements for the 10th kyu (technically still a white belt, but with a yellow stripe) in Pan Gai Noon Ryu (Japanese name: Han Ko Nan Ryu) form of Okinawan Karate. This video breaks down how to execute it properly.
Improve your bo staff techniques and skills for martial arts training with the expert tips in this free martial arts weapon video series.
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.
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.
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 includes demonstrations, explanations, and all of the information you will need to strike your opponent down using the many pressure points in their chest.
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 until they reach the belly again. Make sure the belt is snug the whole time. Place the right side over the left and pull that end under both layers of the belt. Once this is done, pull the left end over the right and tie a t...
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
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.
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.
This videos shows you how to do basic Arnis (stick fighting) moves with a baston (rattan stick). Arnis is a Filipino based martial arts.
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.
Nunchaku basics and demonstration of basic nunchaku techniques and drills.
Jason Stork demonstrates some Chosen DTG Karate basic bo staff striking drills and 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 and combines other skilled martial arts with common attacks. he main focus of Hapkido is footwork and body positioning used to employ leverage.
In this online video series, learn beginner Kyokushin karate techniques from expert Kyokushin karate instructor Tony Capraro.
Tai chi is a meditative practice that helps to relieve the body of stress while centering the mind and soul. Learn about various movements and postures utilized in tai chi from a professional tai chi expert in this free martial art video series.
Muay Thai, a form of kickboxing and the national sport of Thailand, is an intense martial art that uses not just all the limbs, but joints, as possible weapons against an opponent. This how-to video clarifies some basic Muay Thai kickboxing moves, with step-by-step instructions accompanied with demonstrations shown from multiple angles. Whether you're looking to work on your technique, or pick up a new sport, this video tutorial will help you improve your Muay Thai skills. Follow along and le...
Kung fu sparring techniques prepare martial arts students for fighting in kung fu competitions. Learn kung fu sparring techniques to develop kung fu fighting skills in this free kung fu video series featuring a black belt kung fu instructor.
Learn to execute the Guinomi Kuden or "drinking sake" hand shake escape technique from Japanese Jujitsu (Jiu Jitsu) (Daito Ryu)
Shihan Nishiuchi discusses the basic points of nunchaku use - grip, stance and general theory.
Are you interested in techniques for self defense involving edged weapons, such as knives? Learn how to defend against a straight stab with an edged weapon from a US Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee in this free video series.