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How To: Break a choke hold

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.

How To: Do an arresting handling & restraining technique

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do an arresting technique for handling and restraining. As the opponent begins to punch you, grab the opponent's wrist with one hand. Then push the other arm under the opponent's bicep and under the armpit. Now pull the opponent towards you and push their arm to their back. Make sure you grab over the opponent's hand. Then use your knee to push against and opponent's hamstring and pull down their shoulder to throw them down on the floor. Continue l...

How To: Escape a choke hold

Self-defense is essential in a violent society where anything can happen. Should you ever find yourself in a choke hold, keeping your wits about you and knowing what to do will help you escape safely. Watch this video to learn how to escape a choke hold.

How To: Do Shaolin Kung Fu forms

In these martial arts training videos, learn about a particularly deadly form of Chinese gong fu called the tai mantis, or praying mantis, fighting style. Our expert will lead you in some of the more advanced moves and forms, including the spear hand, the triple pluck, the mantis hook, and the chokehold technique. Do Shaolin Kung Fu forms - Part 1 of 18.

How To: Perform a Kung Fu kick combination

In kung fu, combine the jump toe kick and tornado kick to produce a powerful attack sequence. Perform the jump toe kick and tornado kick combo with tips from a professional kung fu instructor in this free martial arts video. Perform a Kung Fu kick combination - Part 1 of 20.

How To: Train with Japanese Sai

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.

How To: Do Muay Thai kickboxing elbow drills

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...

How To: Tie your karate belt efficiently and keep it tight

To tie your karate belt tightly and efficiently you only need to follow a few simple steps. First, find the center of the belt; do this by putting the two ends together. Put the center on your belly button, and wrap completely around yourself, now finding the two ends in front of you. Bring the left end over the right, and grab both pieces with your left hand. Now tuck the left end under. From there, place the right side over the left. Now take the bottom flap and wrap it around the right pie...

How To: Scorpion kick someone in the face with Chloe Bruce

You may have come across Chloe Bruce in the past, but we're betting it was on the web, because if it were in person, you probably wouldn't be reading this right now. Because in a blink of an eye, she'd have her foot smashed against your face using her world famous Scorpion Kick, a difficult move for any martial artist to perform.