This martial arts/self defense video will show you how to break a choke hold using a pressure point, from a seated position. These are nerve points that you use to disrupt your attackers nervous system. Remember that in using these forms you must always keep a calm mind. It is also important to know when your opponent is disabled after using this chokehold.
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 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.
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.
If your opponent in a martial arts match has pinned you on the bottom, you can use a special technique to escape. Frank Mir, a champion of Brazilian jiu jitsu, demonstrates the way to use an arm post to get out of the pin. Move your opponent over your center line and use your elbows to escape.
Some martial arts enthusiasts might say it's harder to defend yourself when you are short. This martial arts tutorial video shows that size doesn't matter when the sleeper hold is applied correctly.
If you are just starting to learn how to use nunchaku, the second step after learning proper stance and basic moves, is to learn how to catch. This video goes over basic catch techniques in nunchaku use.
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.
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.
Joanne and Lauren bring you a lesson from the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Girls series. In this video the sexy ladies demonstrate the rear naked choke hold in mixed martial arts.
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.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Octavio Couto Jr. is a real pro when it comes to fighting. He is going to be teaching you how to properly keep an opponent pinned down to the ground for a substantial amount of time. In this seminar, Octavio demonstrates a unique side control position known as the 100 kilo and a few other great moves to use in order to help you gain complete control over the person you are fighting. If you don't know what the 100 kilo is or how to do it, just follow this video a...
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.
One of the reasons that MMA is cooler than boxing is the abundance of different moves and strategies that can be used in any situation. Take this video for instance. In it Hillary and Joanne of MMA Girls will teach you how to go from a gi collar choke to a fake scissor sweep and then into a triangle choke, hopefully to win the match. Wow.
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 it back. Do this quickly in one fluid movement and do a small jump at the end. The whole upper body should be focused on going forward with the arm while it is punching. The trick is to have the opponent looking at your ...
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...
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 and how to do so in a non-lethal fashion. He goes on to talk about more violent ways of taking out fighters, and to only use such methods in extreme situations.
This how-to video explains the names behind the rubber guard (why they are called what they are) and a step by step method behind the basic rubber guard set up. There are many variations and attack positions, but this video covers the basics: mission control, zombie, New York, chill dog, and kung fu move into jiu claw. There are more advanced attacks and sweeps from anyone of those positions like: invisible collar, asylum, straight jacket, double bagger, reaper, gogoplata, locoplata, Croc, sw...
Watch this Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tutorial video with Kurt Osiander and the Move of the Week as he illustrates the proper Spin Choke (also known as the Baseball choke) on Jeremy. It's important to have stable side control with this move. Practice your Spin Choke technique with this instructional video and improve your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills!
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform the impressive looking butterfly twist. You may have seen this move performed in various martial arts movies. This acrobatic technique is simple to perform. The first dip is crucial. After you dip, your head will be facing the other direction and as you jump, you essentially hug yourself and spin in the air before landing on your feet. Sounds complex? Check this tutorial out.
Women's self defense strikes are extremely valuable in a world where women are attacked everyday. Learn self defense strikes, kicks and punches with tips from a martial arts expert in this free self defense video series.
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.
The arm bar is a great self-defense maneuver to use when being attacked from behind. Learn to perform the arm bar for self-defense from a professional martial arts instructor in this free combat video. Defend against a back attack with the arm bar - Part 1 of 17.
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 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 martial arts video is for those of you who are not able to use the pressure point way to break a choke hold. I am doing this in slow motion to allow you to see what I am doing. Once you have the moves, do them faster and they will work for you.
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.
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.
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
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 Sai disarm an opponent armed with a bo staff and an opponent armed with an escrima stick, and how to use a Sai to block and disarm an opponent with a katana blade.
In this video series, our expert Tres Tew will show you how to use a baton or bat for self defense. He will teach you about open and closed positions, how to draw the bat quickly and strike or block, and how to defang the cobra. Tres will also teach you how to defend against a charge, a cross slash, a shoulder grab, a front choke, cross grab, and wrist grab using a baton or bat.
How to execute a Jiu Jitsu Crab Walk Over escape. This is a stacking guard escape.
This tutorial goes over warm up and conditioning exercises for beginning practice with tonfa.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu thumb lock from a hand shake position.
In this video series, our expert Tres Tew will teach you about the histoy and different types of katana swords. Tres will then show you how to handle and wear the katan properly before teaching you how to block, strike, and defend with a katana.
This is the #1 Self Defense Technique for Women's Self Defense or for anyone for that matter. Even with over 20 years of martial arts training I myself would use this technique because it is by far the most effective and delivers the outcome we want ,which is to be released or to provide means to escape. Think about it, could someone attack you and defend their own eyes while not obscuring their own eye site? Also in the event of a confrontation the eyes will most likely come available at one...
In this video series, watch as Master David Herbert teaches how to use chopsticks as a weapon. Learn the ear strike defense, thrust techniques, groin strike technique, wrist lock strike, ankle choke technique, outside strike defense, inside strike defense, steel chopsticks, choke defense, knife defense with a chopstick and more. Don’t get caught again in a ninja fight in Chinatown without the proper skills. Let the experts at ExpertVillage show you how it’s done!
How to fight multiple attackers with 5 simple Wing Chun techniques that will help survive a attack by a gang of multiple attackers. These are some of the best tactics on how to fight a group of people while staying safe.
This is an advanced Aikido Ukemi tutorial which explains 11 different exercises seen and unseen. The tutorial includes detailed explanations of how to perform soft high falls from different techniques, various backward rolling tricks and other unseen ukemi variations.