Martial Arts originated out of necessity. People had to defend themselves against humans and animals and the only weapons they had were their hands and feet. The battles fought by these individuals w...
When it comes to self-defense too many students forget or don't understand the effectiveness of a single blow. In a life-threatening situation, the goal is not to engage in a sparring match with your...
Since September 11, the word "terrorism" has permeated the English language. Turn on the television or radio, pick up a newspaper, book or magazine, eavesdrop on a conversation and we're talking ter...
Pick up a newspaper or turn on the local news on any given day and you are liable to hear a report on how Americans are getting fatter. Government statistics tell us that approximately 60 percent of...
True Martial Arts mastery is in the spirit, in the mind, in the heart. The true Master teacher, the Sensei, the Sifu, analyzes each individual's potential and brings out the best he or she can be.Sim...
"Become a black belt in just two years!" "This is a black belt school!" You've seen the ads. In just a short time, many martial arts schools promise to award the student with the coveted black belt...
Law enforcement officers have no time to waste with useless techniques in their martial arts training. What they need is something that works and the conditioning and stamina to execute these techni...
When you explain to someone that you're working with a personal trainer, the image they get is of you working out one-on-one with a traditional fitness instructor who specializes in weight lifting an...
Fighting preparation has come a long way since my days in the Dominican Republic. During the very first class, I witnessed novice white belts getting their butts kicked and enduring some of the most...
Beginners want instant results. They're used to getting what they want right now; microwaves, emails, fast food lunches, drive-thru services, gastric bypass etc. So they expect the same results in t...