Kata is an integral part of the martial art of karate, but what is it? And what purpose does it serve?
Let's explore how math and physics are involved in martial arts. Geometry, angles, and shapes come into play for movement and footwork, and physics is involved in movement, power, and energy.
Ape index compares an individual's arm span relative to their height. MMA fighters with a higher ape index have numerous advantages in their weight class. Here are fourteen of the best.
Judo has been a well-known martial art for centuries around the world. Where does it come from and what other martial arts are related to it and similar to it? Read on to find out!
If you want to stop a fight before it has even started, then learning how to deliver a good and devastating hit in one strike will help. This article is about how to practice hitting the solar plexus to finish things quickly.
It is crucial to understand range and what to do within specific ranges of combat when you are fighting. Here we discuss those ranges, along with the issue of timing.
Three mainstays of Aikido weapons training are the Jo staff, Tanto knife and Bokken sword. Join me as we take a look at all three.
Although known as the peaceful martial art, Aikido does incorporate weapons training in its curriculum, most notably the Jo Staff. Discover some of the history behind the Jo.
I started martial arts (taekwondo) by chance in September of 2011. My love of learning artistic movement (and the frozen yogurt place next to my dojang) brought me there. The most valuable benefits, however, were things I never expected.
Aikido is a peaceful martial art that focuses on using your mind in concert with your body in such a way that harnessing Ki energy becomes second nature.
The basic teachings of Aikido are those of self-control and finding inner peace and confidence. Learn more about the basics, history, and philosophy of Aikido.
This guide tells you how to set up and perform the rear naked choke to submit or KO your opponent. It's useful for martial artists and also people that want to learn a great self-defence move!