The most touching martial arts video we have seen in a long time

We have tremendous respect for the military and the sacrifices they make. They are separated from their families for long periods of time and often the family is left wondering when or worst case scenario if they are coming home. When they do come back it is always a magical and in this case highly … Read more

Research on History of MMA

Topics on history are tough to write about. Firstly, you need to be knowledgeable about dates. Secondly, you need to be knowledgeable about places. Thirdly, you need to be knowledgeable about facts and myths. As you see, there is only one word that describes the person, who can write about historical events and developments adequately … Read more

5 Reasons Why You Should Focus More On Your Forearm

The forearms are utilized in many exercises, including deadlift and bench press. To get strong grip strength, you need stronger forearms. And as you may already know, stronger grip is invaluable in workouts. That makes forearms even more important to increase strength and stability, among other things. That being said, let’s discuss 5 reasons why … Read more

Martial arts teacher gets owned by his students during training

If you are going to tout yourself as a badass then make sure you can back it up. During what looks like military or paramilitary training an instructor begins to explain and demonstrate a move on several students. Good so far. Then he tries to pull it off.  Meh. Then it goes wrong. WTF? Then he gets demolished and embarrassed and it’s bad. Watch this and take note if you are a would be instructor and try out a move you don’t fully have down pat.

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Darshan Palav: Ignition Fss – Life and Passion

Even in countries where MMA is an established sport, starting your own MMA gym is an expensive business. So, when you talk about countries like India, opening up a gym is something not many would do. However, for Darshan Palav, his gym Ignition FSS was a dream come true. “I established my first gym back … Read more

Must See: Cop with Amazing Takedown Skills

In this day and age with so much media attention surrounding police brutality it has become quite obvious that most police officers lack the proper martial arts and self defense training necessary to handle potential threats. Officers are seen time and again using more force than necessary and even resorting to using a firearm whereas if they had been adequately trained maybe a life could have been spared.

That’s not the case here as we see a potential threat coming at an officer in an agressive manner only to get swooped up and body-slammed something reminiscent of UFC legend Matt Hughes in his heyday. We’re not sure the story behind this or who the police officer is, but it is nice to see the officer instinctively resort to his wrestling training rather than pulling out a firearm.

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Faith and Fighting: The Science of Faith and Martial Energetics

I am what my choices made me. Not the wise choices mind you; but, it was surviving the unwise ones that did the trick. I survived because I began to realize that I would always follow my heart’s desire and such actions would incur risk. By developing discipline I would have a processed resource by … Read more

Video compilation of mcdojo gun defenses guaranteed to get you shot

Do not try this in real life. You will die. Someone put together a self defense against guns video showcasing the dangers of mcdojos. Traditional martial arts has a long history of unrealistic defenses and utilize ‘scientific’ explanations to over explain these impractical moves. You know the ones that go like this, “I block his arm exposing his torso, I step over his right foot, grab his wrist, and strike precisely in his armpit” – and the attackers remain completely still. In this compilation we see the ridiculousness of how some people are putting lives at risks with extremely questionable techniques. Check it out…

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