Rear Choke Defense – Taekwondo Self Defense Technique

Rear Choke Defense

Rear Choke Defense Lastly, Zoe found herself in a choke hold from behind. Chokes are especially dangerous because, if applied properly, the victim loses consciousness in 6-8 seconds. If applied beyond the point of unconsciousness, permanent damage or death may also result. A finger lock is a simple but effective technique against a variety of…

5 Things I love about Iwama Aikido

Hitohira Saito sensei, the successor of Iwama Aikido

For those of you who don’t know me, I started Aikido in 2004. (This year is my ten-year anniversary. eight of them have been spent here in Iwama). But before I did Aikido, I practiced another martial art: Ju-jitsu. I began training when I was a child and continued up until I went to Iwama in 2005. During…

…because it teaches self-defense!

Krav Maga Self Defense Techniques Training

I chatted with the television reporter, recently, who did a story on Krav Maga. I asked her what it was about the art that made it worthy of a story. The answer that I got was that it isn’t a martial art, its realistic self-defense. She said that during her research, no other martial art…

Korean Special Forces demonstrate Self-Defense Techniques

Hilarious Self Defense Techniques

Korean Martial Arts ‘Expert’ Demonstrate Self-Defense Techniques We see the Korean Martial Arts ‘expert’ teaching some self-defense techniques against his students who is in Korean Special Force. The students throw themselves around, at the slightest touch. From knife defense, to using a lightsaber-like item as a weapon, this guy can do it all. Demonstrator was instructor D.K…

Difference Between Price And Value And Why It Matters

Difference Between Price And Value And Why It Matters

Understanding The Difference Between Price And Value in Martial Arts Business Warren Buffett put it very simply: “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” So why a whole article on something so simple? It’s a concept so simple that it is easily over looked and not taken into consideration by school owners…

Five biggest mistakes in Traing Karate Techniques

Karate Match

There are lots of techniques, moves whether defensive or offensive, we practice lot every day in dojo. We also teach to the students every single technique as it is our daily task in professional karate life. To make perfect move of karate we need more and more practice, good training with faultfinder sensei. I am…