self defense

If you assume the worst, only the best can happen.
Out in the real world, there are no rules, whistles, or bells to save you.
When you're training for something as unpredictable as violence, martial arts isn't enough.
It’s much more fun to hit than get hit, but learning how to take a punch is vital to your success as a martial artist.
What can we do to prevent accidents and mishaps while we are out running the streets?
A look into the violence - on and off the field - of football, boxing, and mixed martial arts. Why it happens and how we can stop it.
The ability to escape a dangerous situation is the most serious display of functional fitness, but our fitness comes in to play in all aspects of our day.
Last week I held a women's self defense seminar, and it went so well I plan to do another one soon.
Most of us are civilized people - but truly bad guys are not. Tim Larkin's book will teach you what violence really is and how to defend yourself against it, both mentally and physically.
Recently I had the chance to speak to the owner of Killer Bee Kimonos about how he got his start in martial arts. Turns out, an unprovoked attack inspired his first steps into the martial arts world.
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.