Learn some grappling takedowns and strategies to use when starting from a knee or kneeled position.
To pass the 7th kyu of Pwang Gai Noon Ryu karate you will need to be able to complete all of the moves in this video series. The breakdown is easy to follow so keep practicing and you should pass in no time!
This video is an introduction to the sai, with historical background and proper size selection. If you want to learn how to use the sai, then you should start by watching this video before purchasing them.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu switch back sweep.
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.
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...
This choke hold is dangerous because your opponent will not always want to tap out. This is a great hold to do, and gives you control of his or her body. This martial arts technique takes practice.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a hip throw. If right-handed, keep the right foot forward and vice-versa for the left side. Have a strong grip on the opponent's right elbow and start in a hug grip. Then pull the opponent towards you and place your right hand on the opponent's back. Pull with your right hand and step back. Pivot your hip upwards and exert force as you throw. The key is to throw the opponent off balance. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested i...
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.
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu wrist lock (or Nikkajo) from a shoulder grab.
Nunchaku basics and demonstration of basic nunchaku techniques and drills.
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.
Jason Stork demonstrates some Chosen DTG Karate basic bo staff striking drills and techniques.
Known by a few names, the "Von Flue Choke" is a great defense against a guillotine from side control.
Kung fu is an ancient Chinese martial art that requires balance, stability and strength. Learn several kung fu blocking techniques from a kung fu instructor in this free martial arts video series.
If you're ever pinned in a omoplata shoulder lock, here's how to get out of it. When you're down on the floor and your opponent has your legs, make sure to get your legs wide enough so you can fit your arm through. Now hold on to your right knee and squeeze down, putting pressure on your opponent's hand. Next put your other hand on the top of your left knee and squeeze your knees together and pull up. Now simply wait for your opponent to tap out. They won't be able to break free or stand the ...
Get free lessons on basic techniques for Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu in this video series featuring black belt Wesley Rhodes.
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
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.
Kung fu is an ancient Chinese martial art that requires good balance and leg strength. Learn several leg strengthening exercises from a professional kung fu instructor in this free video series.
Learn how to train to use nunchucks or speed chucks with these basic instructions, from our expert, in this martial arts video series on using nunchucks for beginners.
Submissions 101 members: Aaron Ram and Dylan Fraser demonstrate how to do a Jiu Jitsu flying arm bar.
In this online video series, learn beginner Kyokushin karate techniques from expert Kyokushin karate instructor Tony Capraro.
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...
Frank Shamrock shows Yardbarker Dewey Hammond how to apply a choke. MMA fighter Frank Shamrock teaches the fundamentals of Mixed Martial Arts. If you want to learn how to dominate your opponent in the cage, this video tutorial on MMA chokes is a good place to start.
Bo staff grips vary depending upon the type of bo staff techniques used. Learn how to hold and grip a bo staff in this free video on bo staff techniques. Hold and grip a bo staff - Part 1 of 20.
Tan Tui, in kung fu, is a basic Chinese drill used to help improve your martial arts technique. Learn a Tan Tui opening drill from a professional martial arts instructor in this free martial arts video. Improve your technique with the Kung Fu Tan Tui drill - Part 1 of 11.
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.
Diamond Fist was developed by a Shaolin monk to help elderly monks practice Kung Fu in the monasteries; learn Diamond Fist history and movements in this free martial arts Kung Fu video series.
Learn how to execute a Japanese Jiu Jitsu bridge takedown technique into an arm bar.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu triangle choke from the mount position.
Learn to execute a Jiu Jitsu ankle lock.
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...
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform a tornado kick. Before learning the tornado kick, you can practice with inside crescent kicks. Remember to mind your arms, you don't want them flaying around when you're executing this kick.
Kung fu is an ancient Chinese martial art that combines technique, balance and power into an effective fighting style. Learn several beginning kung fu combinations with tips from a professional kung fu instructor in this free martial arts video series.
Kung fu sparring techniques prepare martial arts students for fighting in kung fu competitions. Learn kung fu sparring techniques to develop kung fu fighting skills in this free kung fu video series featuring a black belt kung fu instructor.
This tutorial teaches the basics of tricking, a form of martial arts combining gymnastics, fighting, and breakdancing.
Krav Maga Sherman Oaks Human Weapon Jarret Waldman teaching a choke from behind with a thin wire or rope defense.
In this video series, learn how to take basic Judo to a whole new level. With the expert instruction of Richard Acuna, you can move from novice to advanced Judo techniques. Richard shows you how to do a variety of Judo throws and holds. Using his techniques, he illustrates leg strikes and choking variations. Richard describes various ways that you can get back in control of the fight. He even offers tips for finding a Judo school and instructor that is right for you. So, what are you waiting ...