Four quick submission options when your opponent hides their arm in the triangle (besides the omoplata).
For those new to martial arts it can be disconcerting to find that many schools charge a hefty fee for lessons. It is good to find out why classes are so expensive to help in your decision to train.
Learning the art of the Ninja can become a lifelong endeavor entailing many hours of study and practice. Discover if online Ninjutsu training is for you.
Boxing, known as the "Sweet Science," has emerged as a dominant style in MMA. However, it is important to understand what you learn in Boxing isn't entirely transferable to MMA and vice-versa.
To the uninformed, one might only think of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu when they hear the name "Jiu-Jitsu." Many are wondering what the differences are between Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
The differences between Northern and Southern styles of Chinese Kung Fu developed over thousands of years. Terrain, history, and war have shaped the two regions differently, and the styles emerging reflect these changes. The legendary Shaolin temples have a fascinating history, and I try and shed...
An index of all Andrew "Goatfury" Smith's BJJ Tutorials in one place.
While the sport of MMA is bringing together different martial arts styles, it's actually a combination of 4 combat sports: Wrestling, Boxing, Kickboxing/Muay Thai, and Grappling/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Much of what you hear and see of "Ninja" is pure myth. Stories including ninjas began to appear in popular books and plays in Japan around the 1700s. These mythical depictions of ninjas had them walking on water and literally becoming invisible....
...don't be discouraged. You might be surprised; while it's definately not easy, it's also not that hard to fight with a claymore or samurai sword if you apply the basics. The hard part, the difficult part, is actually understanding what happens in...