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.
Learn a few basic moves and techniques of fighting with Taijutsu. Part 1 of 7 - How to Learn Taijutsu.
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 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.
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.
Jason Stork demonstrates some Chosen DTG Karate basic bo staff striking drills and techniques.
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.
There are several ways and grips to set up the Peruvian Necktie. You can't have your hands too tight or they will pop off when you sit back and throw the leg over. This is a very tight choke which comes on in less than 3 seconds.
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.
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.
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...
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 breaks down the kata, or form, utilizing the kama, the okinawan sickle. The second video gives an analysis (bunkai) of the kata. An excellent series that makes it easy to learn from.
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 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 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!
Moontagu teaches you how to use eagle vision with martial arts. Eagle vision refers to the way lizards see in general and the way eagles watch their prey from above. It takes time to focus on something so you are better off seeing the whole picture. When a punch comes towards you, block it using peripheral vision, but keep your eyes on your opponent. This means you have almost 180 degrees vision. All you need to do in eagle vision is seeing, perceiving objects moving towards or away your body...
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.
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.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu thumb lock from a hand shake position.
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.
Kenny Florian is one of the stars of UFC, and your fighting could definitely improve from his teachings. Watch this video to learn how to do a variation on the guillotine choke with a rear naked choke grip submission with UFC superstar Kenny Florian and Joanne of MMA Girls.
Aikido has countless wrist grab forms and techniques for any method of martial arts self defense someone might need to call upon. Learn many of these tips from an Aikido expert in this free video clip series.
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.
The headlock from the ground is can be easy to escape from. It is very important that you drill escaping quickly and efficiently.
In this video series, let Mei-chiao Chiu teach you the beginning forms of Wushu. She explains the history of Wushu, and its importance in the world of martial arts. She shows you how to warm up and stretch before being any Wushu exercise. With her instructions, you can discover the exciting martial art form of Wushu today
In this online video self-defense course you’ll learn the basic moves of Kung Fu for kids. Sifu Dan Schmidt demonstrates various stances, blocks, punches, kicks and jumps that will give children a means of defending themselves if they’re ever in a bad situation. These lessons are perfect for helping kids build strength, endurance, motivation, self-discipline and concentration, so watch these free video clips and start training today.
For almost 15 centuries the Shaolin Monastery has been synonymous with the greatest fighting skills on the planet. Boxing Classic: Essential Boxing Methods references the Shaolin Monastery as the birthplace of Chinese Boxing, and the practitioners of this martial art are known to be skilled beyond imagination. The battles fought by Shaolin Monks have become legend worldwide, retold though the ages in print, performance and film. While the origins of Shaolin Kung Fu are often disputed, and man...
If you're fighting a strong wrestler in MMA, finishing them off can be tough since their style is so defensive. Watch this video to learn how to get such a fighter into a guillotine finish when they have you mounted from UFC star Jon Fitch and Joanne of MMA Girls.
If you're in the mount in a MMA fight, you might have a slim advantage but it could all turn around at any time. Watch this video to learn one great way to get into a leg lock
There are many moves to learn in jiu jitsu. The ankle (or leg) lock is one of the most fundamental, and most effective. In this video, Scott Marker of Submissions 101 will be your guide as you learn about the jiu jitsu ankle lock.
It take stretching and training to do Shaolin martial arts; learn Kung Fu moves taught at real Shaolin temples in this free martial arts video series.
Joanne and Lauren bring you a lesson from the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Girls series. In this video the sexy ladies demonstrate the many ways to do the pass guard.
A Krav Maga ground fighting technique for a quick release from the guard
Bow, Sit, and form a karate fist are the beginning requirements for the 10th kyu in the Okinawan Karate style of Pwang Gai Noon (called Han Ko Nan Ryu in Japan). This video shows you to properly execute these moves.
This video instructs you on how to perform kama hojo-undo alone. Hojo-undo means basic moves so this video is great for beginners. Once you get good at striking by yourself, you can move on to partners.
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 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...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie your belt in two different ways. For the first method, take the halfway point of your belt and place it at the belly. Wrap it around and then take the ends an go underneath and through with the right side. Take the left side and wrap it over the right. Tighten the knot. For the second method, take a section of the belt and wrap it around your body. The right will go over the left and go through. Take the left and go over the right and wrap it th...