Monthly Archives: November 2019


When I first started martial arts, the term “sensei” had a mystique and a reverence that was held in the highest esteem…but for all the wrong reasons. When I was…

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Chokes for Self Defense

I will make this clear – Chokes are NOT essential for self defense. They require skill, strength and endurance. They also demand that you are grappling – where size and…

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Bronx Elevator Attack was NOT Random

There is nothing that suggests random about this attack – though the news will tell you different. Nothing was stolen Victim was only roughed up The attacker controlled the environment…

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Ground and Pound Resistance Drill

This drill comes from our Head of Instructor Development in Canada George Hutchings. It’s a great way to develop more power in your ground and pound attack with resistance bands….

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