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The Most Popular Martial Arts in the U.S.

The Most Popular Martial Arts in the U.S.

By its most basic definition, martial arts refers to a discipline of fighting that can be used in a variety of ways. Some people are drawn to the self-defense aspect of the sport. For others, it becomes a journey of physical and spiritual enlightenment to improve their self-esteem. Some people view it is a form of entertainment, while others cherish it as a time-honored tradition of cultural heritage. Military and law enforcement have also adopted forms of martial art techniques for training. Within the United States, however, there are certain martial arts that have a bigger following than others because of media influence or name recognition. 

Self Defense Basics

Self Defense Basics

When it comes to our loved ones; being confident in protecting them is essential to our peace of mind. In a previous article, we talked about the first basics of self-defense, prevention. The best way to be safe in a fight is to avoid it. If you are unable to prevent...

The Basics of Self Defense

The Basics of Self Defense

Can I defend myself and my loved ones in the face of an attack? That is the question most of us don't want to consider, much less answer. Unfortunately, violence is present in society, and sometimes we are forced to react to it. Thankfully, regardless of strength or...

5 Self-Defense Books Worth Reading

5 Self-Defense Books Worth Reading

Watching the news shows us that violence is a part of human existence, whether we like it or not. If it comes to the point of facing violence firsthand and needing to defend yourself, fundamental knowledge of various self-defense modalities could be enough to help you...

How to Improve your Flexibility for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

How to Improve your Flexibility for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian jiu-jitsu, like any discipline, is constantly evolving. Practitioners are always seeking the next innovation that will give them a competitive edge. Recently, the importance of flexibility has come to the forefront of the Brazilian jiu-jitsu world. It was...