Bruce Lee’s Student Fights in FIST OF FURY

Robert A. Baker is best remembered for portraying the Russian strong man and Karate expert  named “Petrov” in the cult Bruce Lee movie Fist of Fury (1972) (aka “The Chinese Connection” ). Baker was a student of James Lee’s martial art school when Bruce taught in Oakland with James Yimm Lee, and was subsequently recruited […]

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How Conor McGregor Is Inspiring People To Take Up Martial Arts

Why Bruce Lee Would Have Been Undefeated In the UFC

If you were to stop a person in the street and ask them ‘who is the most famous martial artists of all time’? They would give one of two answers; Bruce Lee or Conor McGregor I think that if you had asked that question a few years ago, Bruce Lee would have been the only answer but the […]

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5 Signs You Have Found A Great Martial Arts School

7 Amazing Facts About Samurai Warriors (That You May Not Know)

Who Were the Samurai? Students had to learn and pledge to live by a moral code known as bushido.  Bushido placed utmost importance on respect and loyalty for a warrior’s masters, justice, courage, honesty and adopting ethically-based behaviour at all times.  If a samurai broke the bushido code, it was considered a huge dishonour.  A dishonoured […]

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The Yakuza Movie Review

The Yakuza came to the Office today.  The Mad Swede followed.  He paused and asked, “what now?”  The Intern said, “The Yakuza.”  Mad Swede smiled, “all mine.”  The next day he reappeared reeking of Hawaiian Tropic, Spearmint gum and Sake.  He placed a Rune and writing scarred sheet of paper, smeared with blood on our desk. […]

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Krav Maga: In Interview with Avi Moyal

5 Reasons You Need To Take Ninjutsu Seriously

ninjutsu

When I was at school (in the 80’s) Ninjutsu was all the rage. Everyone thought Ninja’s were real, and they were deadly and later we loved the idea, even more, when the world’s best Ninjas were giant mutant turtles. Perhaps it waa the massive film influence of the 80’s action films that we watched on […]

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10 Fearsome Old Age Pensioners That Prove Martial Arts Training Lasts A Lifetime

Father time catches up with us all. Suddenly training gets harder and our bodies hurt more after each session. Then we have to take a break due to injuries and before you know it we start to tell ourselves that we are ‘too old’ for martial arts training.  However, we have 10 videos to show you […]

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How Martial Arts Can Help With Bullying: the Rubber Monkeys Discussion

Ever been bullied, ever been a bully? We locked the Rubber Monkeys, the legends Daniel Strauss, Chris Hearn and Mick Tully in a room and let them talk, the Naked Truth. Real stories from real men. In this episode, The Rubber Monkeys talk bullying and more: Who are the Rubber Monkeys? Daniel Strauss the Raspberry Ape, […]

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7 Surprising Insights on Life And BJJ From Rickson Gracie

Rickson Gracie is perhaps one of the most respected experts in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu walking the earth and a few years ago he gave an amazing interview that really focused on his views about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, training, life and martial arts. When we watched this interview we really had to share this because it […]

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Warning: 7 Ways Martial Arts Could Land You In Jail

  I remember years ago a tall tale that said: “martial artists have to tell anyone who is about to attack them that they do martial arts”. It was almost a disclaimer so that the attacker would be taking his life into his own hands if they didn’t go away. The second part of the […]

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Royce Gracie: “My Toughest Opponent …….”

Royce Gracie was the skinny Brazilian kid  that turned up at the very first  Ulitmate Fighting Championship and beat everyone! From that day, the world went BJJ crazy and wanted to learn from the Gracie’s. Royce had lots of fights in MMA and has won most of them, often beating multiple champions and giving away […]

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DEFENSE OFFENSE SILAT

DEFENSE OFFENSE SILAT

​ DEFENSE OFFENSE  SILAT ​DEFENSE OFFENSE SILAT SUFFIAN  The awesome MAUL MORNIE shows HOW YOUR DEFENSE  STRUCTURES YOUR OFFENSE and EFFECTIVE FINISH.   It’s not a duelling art, it’s not a sport, it is all about SURVIVAL. ​Maul Mornie and more Silat Suffian can be found here;www.silatsuffian.netMany thanks to Dr.Eric Greenberg for organising another successful Bruneian […]

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FULL CONTACT SPARRING Rage in the Cage Medieval Combat

FULL CONTACT SPARRING MedievalCombat

​FULL CONTACT SPARRING Rage in the Cage Medieval Combat​Two ​men in full steel armour, give them swords, put them in a cage, or something like it that happens to be handy, and then let them smash each other for a minute?   What happens?  FULL CONTACT Medieval fighting group! Not for the faint hearted! Invicta […]

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World of Martial Arts Movie Mission

Iron Monkey

​ World of Martial Arts Movie Mission!!!!!​World of Martial Arts Television is on a mission to support all mainstream and independent film releases of Martial Arts Action movies.   This trailer, below, is how the team helped Cine Asia back in the day, if you can spot anyone then please give yourself ten points.    Now […]

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J​et Li, Donnie Yen, Tony Jaa fight Jack Ma? WTF?????

Donnie Yen Action Star

 J​et Li, Donnie Yen, Tony Jaa  fight Jack Ma? WTF?????​Jet Li, Donnie Yen, Wu Jing, Tony Jaa, Jacky Heung, Asashōryū Akinori, Zou Shiming, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo  all beat up the  most unlikely of heroes.  ​This is the real Jack Ma in AliBaba & the 40  Fights.​This is a 22 minute film really worth watching. […]

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Bare Foot or Bust?

Bare Soles Or Shoes?

​BARE FOOT or BUST?​Should the path to Black Belt be walked in bare feet? The question of shoes for training from Taekwondo to any martial art…Kristy turning kickMartial Arts Makes Us Rule Followers​My 10 year old son is a rule follower.This might sound like some kind of parental godsend but alas.What goes with this rule-following territory […]

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Enter The Fire featuring Lou Ferrigno

Enter The Fire

  Enter The Fire  featuring The Hulk Lou Ferrigno Enter the Fire is a Martial Arts action feature film starring The Incredible Hulk star, ​Lou Ferrigno, and Ian Lauer.  ETF Lou Ferrigno On SetJake Bolt (Lauer) on the run from Monroe (Ferrigno) and the mob, meets up with his estranged foster brother. As the mafia closes […]

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FULL CONTACT SPARRING Medieval Combat

FULL CONTACT SPARRING Medieval Combat

​ FULL CONTACT SPARRING        Medieval Combat​What happens when you get two brothers in full steel armour, give them swords, put them in a cage, or something like it that happens to be handy, and then let them smash each other for a minute?   ​FULL CONTACT SPARRING Medieval Combat with team Invicta […]

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Martial Art Journeys: Aikido

Bob Jones Aikido Sumi Otoshi

​Martial Art Journeys: Aikido​A Lifetime of AikidoDigging deep into the long martial arts journey of Bob Jones 7th Dan Sport Aikido, 4th Dan Traditional Aikido, 1st Dan Judo. Bob Jones Aikido Sumi OtoshiQuestion: You have spoken often about a modern approach to learning and the balance between Eastern and Western influences. In your opinion, what […]

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Bruce Lee’s Taekwondo Friend Jhoon Rhee dies at 86

Jhoon Rhee and Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee’s Taekwondo Friend Jhoon Rhee dies at 86Jhoon Rhee kicks Bruce LeeGrandmaster Jhoon Rhee(January 7, 1932 – April 30, 2018),  , the man known as the “father of American Taekwondo,” died on Monday 30th April after a long illness at a hospice care home in Arlington, Virginia, a suburb of the nation’s capital.Commonly known […]

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Easy Silat: KARAMBIT 10 part Course

Easy Silat KARAMBIT Course

​Easy Silat: KARAMBIT 10 part Course​MASSIVE 50% DISCOUNT off its normal valueEver wanted to move like Tony Jaa? Ever wanted to Massively Improve; ​Your fighting fluidity Your striking ability Your self defense ability This is the course for you ​The 10 tutorials are an Access Anywhere, invaluable and Easy Resource for all SILAT students everywhere All with a MASSIVE 50% […]

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