Living Defensively: Mindset Part 1

By | 2014-06-10T11:39:40+00:00 June 11th, 2014|Martial Arts, Workouts|

Your mindset means a lot in a violent confrontation. If you have never been attacked or had to defend yourself consider yourself very lucky. If you have you'll understand what we are going to discuss about mindset. Most [...]

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Martial Arts & Children

By | 2014-06-03T19:00:51+00:00 June 4th, 2014|Martial Arts, Workouts|

From left to right: Connor, Colton and Shaunasy. Missing are Jennah and Michael. Martial Arts Help Children Kick & Punch Their Way to Success!   What kid doesn't like to watch and act out the characters of the [...]

Defense Against the Ground & Pound

By | 2014-05-21T11:47:23+00:00 May 21st, 2014|Martial Arts, Workouts|

In a self defense situation you could find yourself on the ground under someone a lot bigger than you. We call this the ground & pound position because that is exactly what happens. The person on top starts unloading with [...]

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On The Ground: The Rear Naked Choke

By | 2014-05-14T07:32:07+00:00 May 14th, 2014|Martial Arts, Workouts|

Today in our continuing series, "On The Ground" Greg covers the Rear Naked Choke. One of the most feared submission in grappling, dubbed Mata Leao (Lion Killer) in Portuguese. This is one submission that you definitely don't want to be [...]

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The Twisting Kick

By | 2014-04-29T19:01:43+00:00 April 30th, 2014|Martial Arts, Workouts|

The twisting kick is a kick that is unique to the Korean martial arts. The kick utilizes the instep or the ball of the foot for the attack. The kickers leg starts off much like a standard front kick then [...]

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Living Defensively: The O.O.D.A. Process. Say What?

By | 2014-04-22T22:04:20+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Martial Arts, Workouts|

Observe, Orient, Decide, Act. Our mind always follows this predictable process when we are confronted with a conflict situation. Every time your brain senses danger it takes this sequential path to solving it. It never changes the order or skips a [...]

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