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Are Self-Defense Classes Really Worth It?

Knowing how to defend yourself is a nice feeling. If, god forbid, someone with bad intentions were to cross your path, you could, theoretically, handle the situation better than if you hadn’t taken those classes. But the concept of “self-defense” is a broad church that encompasses many schools of thought—some of which…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Are Self-Defense Classes Really Worth It?

Knowing how to defend yourself is a nice feeling. If, god forbid, someone with bad intentions were to cross your path, you could, theoretically, handle the situation better than if you hadn’t taken those classes. But the concept of “self-defense” is a broad church that encompasses many schools of thought—some of which…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Logan Paul Vs. Floyd Mayweather Was Just The Beginning

Welcome to a new era of combat sports. It sucks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Logan Paul Vs. Floyd Mayweather Was Just The Beginning

Welcome to a new era of combat sports. It sucks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Would-Be Car Thief In Houston Tried Breaking Into A UFC Heavyweight’s Car And Was Promptly Knocked Out

A man in Houston, Texas, was taken into custody on Tuesday after a failed attempt to break into and/or steal a Ford Transit, but not before the owner of the van, MMA heavyweight, Derrick Lewis, saw the thief and laid him out, per MMA Junkie.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Are Online Martial Arts Classes Worth It?

Martial arts studios, gyms, dojos, academies—whatever you want to call them—have suffered like most other in-person businesses during the pandemic. Many gyms have shut down entirely, while others lucky enough to retain a certain number of students have migrated much of their classes online, forging a new kind of… Read more…

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Why You Can (And Should) Start Learning Martial Arts Later in Life

In the western world, particularly the United States, martial arts tends to be defined by stereotypes: People who train are either eight year olds learning Karate kicks, or bloodthirsty brawlers who hope to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. But the notions that define mainstream popular conceptions of the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How You All Are Handling The Winter Weather

The winter weather affecting huge swaths of the country right now is wild. Millions are without power, roads are dangerous and the temperatures are plummeting with more snow on the way. People are huddled in their homes and, I hope, staying safe. We asked readers how they are handling the situation. With conditions…Read more… Continue […]

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Which Martial Art Is Right For You?

The term “martial arts” encompasses many different schools of thought and approaches to training. The one through-line is that any discipline you study is a vehicle for self-improvement—whether you’re a kid taking karate classes or an adult committed to training Brazilian jiu-jitsu seven days a week.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Which Martial Art Is Right For You?

The term “martial arts” encompasses many different schools of thought and approaches to training. The one through-line is that any discipline you study is a vehicle for self-improvement—whether you’re a kid taking karate classes or an adult committed to training Brazilian jiu-jitsu seven days a week.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Tekken-Style Health Bars Make Watching Taekwondo So Much Better

Martial arts competitions can be a little confusing to the untrained eye. The scoring systems simply favor landed hits, no matter how slight or imperceptible. During a recent exhibition, the Korea Taekwondo Association demonstrated a brand new piece of technology designed to make the sport more spectator-friendly,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Cults Are All Around You

I recently finished watching “Wild Wild Country”, the six part Netflix series about the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (later known as “Osho”), his power hungry assistant Ma Anand Sheela, and their community of followers in the Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. It was an astonishing documentary that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Donald Trump is a Sad, Pathetic Little Man

Before I began to seriously practice Martial Arts, I thought that guys with the biggest muscles and the meanest looks were the toughest fighters. I would always be awed by guys in my secondary school (that’s high school for you Americans) who could lift lots of weight and had big biceps. I bought …Continue reading […]

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