This is a little video I made for youtube where I talk about the difference between training in martial arts for self defense and training in martial arts for sports. This is an important distinction to know about because it can drastically affect your chances of coming out ahead in a braul.
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I recently came across a website that helps people like you and me to find training partners. MasterMartialArts.com appears to have just started up which means that they are giving away founding memberships for free! This is a great opportunity to get in on something that may cost money in the future.
I signed up [...]
I just read a post called How to Teach Self Defense? Be like Water! over a myselfdefenseblog.com by John W. Zimmer. John and I completely agree that learning self-defense is a lot simpler than learning a martial art. This is something that was fairly new to me until I started looking into the manly art [...]
I had my first jiu-jitsu class at La Puente Combatives today. It was pretty fun. The teacher had me try to get him off of me and I couldn’t (duh). Anyway, he taught us some pretty cool stuff and the other students were nice. So I’ll probably be back tomorrow. I get 10 days free [...]