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

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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

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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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Empty Hand vs Knife

Empty Hand vs Knife

​Empty Hand vs Knife ​Kalis Ilustrisimo Empty Hand Against Knife pt1The long and the short of Filipino Kalis Ilustrisimo taught by Arnold Narzo with Shamim Haque. Arnold Narzo was born on June 22, 1970 in Manila, Philippines. He started his arnis training with the legendary Antonio “Tatang” Ilustrisimo in 1993. Kalis Ilustrisimo has long been […]

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How to Use FEAR & DOUBT

How to Use FEAR & DOUBT

How to Use FEAR & DOUBT ​Geoff Thompson, ex Doorman/ Bouncer and martial artist reveals on camera the secrets to his training and mindset.How did he use fear and doubt?  How did he let go?  How tough is the Martial Arts Forge? Does he still train?  Why did he move from martial arts to writing? […]

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OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS Bellator 202: Julia Budd & Michael McDonald get TKO & KO Victories

OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS Bellator 202

OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS Bellator 202: Julia Budd & Michael McDonald get TKO & KO Victories ​OFFICIAL HIGHLIGHTS Bellator 202: Julia Budd & Michael McDonald get TKO & KO Victories Complete Bellator 202: Budd vs. Nogueira Results:Julia Budd (12-2) defeated Talita Nogueira (7-1) via TKO (punches) at 4:07 of round threeMichael McDonald (19-4) defeated Eduardo Dantas (20-6) […]

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UNDER SIEGE 3…

Under Siege 3...

​UNDER SIEGE 3… ​UNDER SIEGE 3 … It’s all FIGHT ACTION on the set of Under Siege 3… in the beautiful paradise of Malta where we meet a CHER impersonator astride a BIG GUN singing Gangnam style until the CHOPPERS take us in search of Movies That Haven’t Been Made Yet. CUE NAVY ACTION whilst we create […]

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Knife Drills 1 SILAT SUFFIAN

Knife Drills SILAT

​Knife Drills 1 SILAT SUFFIAN ​​Knife Drills 1 SILAT SUFFIAN​ ​The awesome MAUL MORNIE shows the ​KNIFE DRILLS ​at the heart of SILAT.   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 Martial […]

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DEFENSE OFFENSE SILAT 2

Defense Offense 2 Silat Suffian

​ DEFENSE OFFENSE 2 SILAT  ​DEFENSE OFFENSE 2 SILAT SUFFIAN  The awesome MAUL MORNIE showsthe next stage in;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 […]

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The POWER of WRESTLING

Wrestling The Root of Combat?

​WRESTLING is the Root of All Combat ​The POWER of WRESTLINGThe POWER of WRESTLING explained by Josh Barnett and Wade Schalles.Improve your MMA and Wrestling game with Catch Wrestling direct from the mats, real training, real problems, real solutions with the supremo WRESTLING legend WADE SCHALLES and JOSH BARNETT revealing tips direct from the mat.Reach, […]

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Chess Strategies That Apply Directly to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Chess BJJ

Chess Strategies That Apply Directly to Brazilian Jiu JitsuChess BJJI’ve been an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ever since I was 13 years old. Badly beaten in a street fight when I was defending myself from a group of young ​thugs, I decided to pick up the art to better defend myself. Attending a government […]

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4 Reasons to Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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​4 Reasons to Train Brazilian Jiu-JitsuBrazilian jiu-jitsu was essentially unknown before November 12, 1993. On that night, a young Brazilian named Royce Gracie made history by defeating three men (all of which were bigger than him) to win the first ever UFC tournament. It was a day that changed martial arts forever, as one set […]

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Bullying, Teenagers & Taekwondo (or Any Martial Arts) Training

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Bullying, Teenagers & Taekwondo (or Any Martial Arts) TrainingDefeat Bullies With Martial ArtsMy Taekwondo training is helping me parent my tween!It’s like taking a solid blow to the chest.That gut-wrenching feeling you get when someone is hurting your child.And not just once. But over and OVER again. The fact the one doing the hurting is […]

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