How To: Attack the pressure points of the leg while fighting

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.

How To: Stretch with a bo

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.

How To: Fight with escrima sticks

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.

How To: Do the rack and crucifix jiu jitsu position

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...

How To: Do kids basic staff fighting moves

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.

How To: Do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu chokeholds

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.

How To: Execute san chin no hojo-undo

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.

How To: Use the pressure points of the arms in self defense

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.

How To: Wrap Your Hands for Muay Boran (Ancient Thai Boxing)

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.

How To: Use the pressure points of the torso in self-defense

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.

How To: Tie a karate belt on your child (or another person)

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...

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 and combines other skilled martial arts with common attacks. he main focus of Hapkido is footwork and body positioning used to employ leverage.

How To: Do the Muay Thai kickboxing basic fight stance

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...

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