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Basic Stances in Martial Arts

Different stances for differest Styles. While officially we can say each Martial Style has its own set of basic stances with their own name, in...

How to loosen up Shoulders

A simple but Essential Exercise to loosen up Shoulders and Overcome that annoying Stiffness, typical of the Martial Arts Beginner. How many times have you...

Types of Kicks in Martial Arts

Types of Kicks in Martial Arts. Simply speaking, any martial gesture involving one or two legs, targeting any of your opponent's body part, is considered...

Clock-face Method (Wa-Dokei)

The Clock-face Method in Martial Arts (Wa-Dokei) Part of the beauty of Martial Arts lies in the evolving angles and changes between symmetrical and asymmetrical...

Running for Martial Arts

Running for Martial Arts is undoubtedly that thing that has never changed in thousands of years of history, when considering cardiovascular preparation applied not...

How to throw a perfect Punch

Punching as a natural mechanism of Self Defense. Let's pretend that you are in the middle of your REM sleep phase: everything is quiet, your...

How to Throw a Kick Correctly

Facts first: a Kick is more powerful than a Punch. Period: everybody knows it. But differently from throwing a punch - where your legs are...

Stretching and Flexibility

When I look at that Sapling in my garden, I hope the wind will be constant but gentle to him at the beginning of...