Thanks Twitter! No clue how you know about the video but haven’t seen it. What am I talking about? The montage of no-touch martial arts garbage to the tune of the Benny Hill show theme song I put together. Jack Bratcher and I support traditional martial arts as well as MMA because both have benefits BUT we don’t support shady versions of either. In this video I tried to highlight the worst of the worst in no touch self defense. As always we apologize in advance and you’re welcome!
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…
Today. Right now. At this very moment someone is learning some seriously BS form of martial arts. This isn’t uncommon because martial arts are big businesses for a number of reasons. Mixed martial arts is all the rage and many of the fighters like Lyoto Machida and GSP have some very public connections to traditional … Read more
Friday and it’s time for Revenge of the McDojo! First up we have a “7th degree” who is doing what we call self defense choreography or “attack me this way, not that way, this way”. Here we have Black Dragon Kung fu. This appears to be their attempt to out-BJJ the art of BJJ … Read more
What is a McDojo? There are lots of definitions out there and a whole lot of debunked McDojo instructors thanks to sites like Bullshido.net and the MMA Underground forums. Here’s the catch, sometimes you don’t know you are in a McDojo. I didn’t. For years I was okay with what I was doing. I even … Read more