Hot Martial Arts How-Tos

How To: Select a bo

This video teaches you the history of the raku-shaku-bo, commonly called the bo (or misnamed bo-staff, since bo *means* staff!) and then explains how to choose one.

How To: Use a knife for self defense

In this video series, our expert Tres Tew will tell you all about self defense using a knife including how to select the right knife, basic knife fighting moves, and how to defend yourself with a knife. he will also show you how to defend against a downward stab, a strait stab, a downward slash, an angled slash, and a cross slash.

How To: Eye gouge someone in self defense

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...

How To: Use different Hapkido bo staffs

In this martial arts weapon training video series, learn how to use a Hapkido bo staff. Master David Herbert will demonstrate Hapkido staff techniques for striking the stomach, eyes and groin, combination attacks, defense and escape maneuvers, and even how to fight staff to staff.

How To: Focus on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for beginners

In this video clip series learn self defense as Martial Arts instructor and 6th degree black belt Aaron Fruitstone demonstrates beginner Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu moves including: mounted position, back mount move, neon belly position, closed guard position, double cross choke move, standing leg sweep, Americana move, arm bar, Kimura move, and the top cross choke move.

How To: Use chopsticks as a weapon

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: Do Advanced Aikido Rolls

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.

How To: Wrap your hands for Muay Thai boxing

There are many different methods of wrapping ones hands when they are doing Muay Thai boxing. This clear, concise video shows a simiple method that you can try as well before you start your mortal combat. The emphasis on this tecnique puts wrist protection over knuckle protection.

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.

How To: Break guard position in Jiu Jitsu

In this tutorial, we learn how to break guard position in Jiu Jitsu. First, you will want to get into a position where you are over the body of the other person. Your arms should be held straight out so you are able to move and gain control over the other person. If their legs are around you, you can move your arms into place to block out their arms and lock in their head so they no longer have control of the situation. It may take you a few tries to get used to this, but there are ways to ta...