As a yogi and a park ranger, I have become aware of the true meaning of self preservation and self defense. Drop the ignorance, not the weapons. Remain practical, vigilant, and peaceful!
I started BJJ to learn self defense. Everyone comes to it for different reasons. But what we all get out of it is similar and hugely beneficial to our entire lives.
Recently a female grappler was allegedly raped by her teammates. This tragedy challenges us to question the role we play in shaping our community and preventing these atrocities.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics: CrossFit and swimming, Tony Blauer, sports photography, and more!
Tony Blauer, world-renowned self-defense expert, has a new seminar you need to take. Not maybe you should take it. You need to take it. Let me explain to you why this is so important.
My journey learning self-defense took me on an unsuspected path - that the real value of self-defense is not physical, but in learning to defend who I truly am, and in discovering who I truly am.
The "Upstairs-Downstairs" principle is applicable in many martial arts - MMA, BJJ, muay thai, wrestling, self-defense and more. Learn the principle as it applies to a variety of sports.
Self-defense is something marketed to us frequently by martial arts schools, but what is real self-defense? This book, The Gift of Fear, teaches you the REAL tools that can save your life.
What do physical fitness and personal security have to do with one other? Miguel DeCoste, a personal safety and threat assessement specialist, says they have a lot to do with each other.
The technical stand-up is a way to move from a seated position to standing that protects the person from being physically compromised, in either a sport or a self-defense situation.
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