In these martial arts training videos, learn the basic principles behind Jeet Kune Do, using no way as way, and having no limitation as limitation. Our teacher will guide you in some beginning movements and techniques, including how to do a simple ready stance and how to combine kicks and punches for a powerful advantage in combat.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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...
See Praying Mantis Kung Fu stances in this free martial arts video series on Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu techniques.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu D'arce (head and arm) choke.
This tutorial shows you how to perform the first bo kata (form): Shu shi no kon.
Learn to execute a standard Jiu Jitsu neck crank also known as a can openner. This technique can be used as a submission or to break someone's closed guard.
Learn advanced Aikido techniques and principle of motion in these free Aikido training videos featuring a 4th degree black belt.
A reverse triangle type of submission which is a crank and shoulder compression. Bermuda Triangle: You think you're getting out of the triangle...but it's inescapable.
Learn to do Tang Soo Do techniques in Korean martial arts. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do Tang Soo Do techniques.
How to do a full nelson escape using Jiu Jitsu.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu Kimura shoulder lock from a side control position.
This is the full form, or kata, for the tonfa, which means you should already have practice with the hojo-undo, or basic moves.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu triangle choke from side arm bar contol position.
Kung fu is an ancient Chinese martial art that involves using powerful punching techniques. Learn several punching combinations from a professional kung fu instructor in this free video series.
In Aikido a Jo is a long staff that is used for spearing, hitting or deflecting a strike from an opponent. Learn tips from an Aikido expert on what this weapon is used for and a history on it. Learn about the long Aikido staff Jo - Part 1 of 7.
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 jitsu shoulder lock from the scarf hold position.
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 video shows you how to hold a bo and the striking points - these are the basics, known as "kihon".
I'm Toni from the Expert Village. The application for ward off right, you have an opponent coming from the diagonal steps in and punches. You're going to partially block, go with the direction of motion and pull and sit and do that again.
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Get free lessons on basic techniques for Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu in this video series featuring black belt Wesley Rhodes.
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.
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.
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.
By Zech Browning Shihan of Gyodokan Martial Arts. Step 1: "Storm Within the Calm - Putting It All Together - Part 1"
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.
This martial arts video demonstrates basic karate techniques for kids and beginners. No one should attempt to try these techniques without being trained and supervised by a qualified karate instructor.
This video shows how to tie a karate belt. Take a double wrap belt, place the middle of it on your belly button and pull it around on to the back and cross the belt on the back. Take the layer on the bottom and tuck it underneath the top layer all the way around to the front side. Thus you can get a single layer of the belt on the back. In the front there are two layers-one coming up from the bottom and the second one is the top layer. Take the top layer and push it up from underneath the bel...
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 easy move that can put the attacker in a position they don't want to be. When practicing this, though, make sure you are very careful and that you don't overextend your partner's elbow. This can lead to serious injury, so...