Uppercut & Combos

Train at Home: Uppercut & Combos

Today you will get 100 reps of your uppercut punch focusing on 5 different rounds. Uppercut Tip 1) Shift Your Weight Shift your weight to your opposite leg when throwing your uppercut. So if you are throwing a lead uppercut shift your weight to your back leg and vice versa. The weight shift should be …

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Jab & Cross

Train at Home: Jab & Cross

Today you will get 100 reps of your jab and cross punches focusing on 5 different rounds. Punching Tip 1) Shift Your Weight 60/40 When jabbing your lead hand with power shift about 60 percent of you weight to your back foot. Likewise when crossing with your read hand shift about 60 percent of your …

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Can a Woman Defend Herself Against a Man?

Can a woman really defend herself against a man? In today’s video and article I will discuss the reality of self-defense for women… specifically can a woman really defend herself against a man? Women’s Self-Defense & Martial Arts Classes B.S.!!! The world of martial arts is steeped in mysticism, tradition, and a lot of unrealistic …

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Is Muay Thai & Brazilian JuJitsu All You Really Need?

Bro… all you need is Muay Thai and BJJ! Is Muay Thai and Brazilian Jujitsu all you need to know to be a complete fighter? In today’s video and article I will address this question so you have clarity. Muay Thai and Brazilian Jujitsu is All You Need? I had someone reach out to me …

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Trouble Rolling From the Butterfly Guard

Rolling someone from the butterfly guard is a fundamental ground fighting skill you need in your arsenal. In today’s video and article I will provide 3 tips to help you get better at rolling someone from the butterfly guard. Why Roll From the Butterfly Guard? The first escape I teach my fighters to use from …

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Will a Guy Be Ready to Block the Groin Kick?

“A guy will be expecting a kick to the groin so don’t do that” is a frequent thing I hear well-intentioned self-defense instructors say. But is that really the case? In today’s video and article I will address if a guy will really be ready for a kick to the groin. Are Guys Ready for …

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Is Aikido Good for Self-Defense?

I was recently asked if Aikido is an effective system for self-defense. In today’s video and article I will share my opinion on Aikido as it pertains to self-defense. A Brief History of Aikido Aikido was created by founder Morihei Ueshiba (1883 – 1969). Ueshiba served in the Japanese military during the Russo-Japanese war and …

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How to Escape Wrist & Lapel Grabs

There are 2 ways to escape a wrist or lapel grab. Today I’ll show you both ways to escape the wrist or lapel grab and when you should use each one. The Self-Defense Wrist Grab Escape The prototypical escape to a wrist or lapel grab taught in the majority of “self-defense” or martial arts classes …

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