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    Tao of Jeet Kune Do

    Just got the New revised version of Tao of Jeet Kune Do 2011 edition. For those who have already went through it, what did you think?
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    Documentation of Classes

    Just out of curiosity, how many Instructors/School Owners document every class? (In other words, how many Instructors/School Owners, write up reports on every class? Reports such as what lesson was taught, what techniques were done, injuries, incidents, sparring sessions, etc??) How many...
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    Is MMA A Martial Art?

    Here's an old question, Is Mixed Martial Arts, Truly A Martial Art? Could It Be Considered A Martial Art? What constitutes a 'True' Martial Art?
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    Practical Guard

    Please, Go ahead and send me a private message!! (I'm not here very often and a private message would work best!) I'm looking to start incorporating the guard in jiu-jitsu in our training, but was wondering just how practical and realistic is it in an actual street or combat situation? (I'm not...
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    Differences between MA/DT/SD/H2H/Etc...

    I'm sure we've had this debate before, but coming from another forum and viewing (and debateing with) another gentlemen's opinon on the matter, I though I'd put it up for a re-debate or discussion. In YOUR opinion, what are the differences between (IF ANY) Martial Arts, Defensive Tactics, Self...
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    DUES- How much do you charage?

    How much do all the Martial Art Instructors on, charge for their services? Do you charge a monthly fee, hourly fee, contract, initiation fee, etc? Do you charge belt fees, testing fees, club fees, etc?
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    Focus Mitt Question

    What kind of materials are generally used for padding in Focus Mitts? To Clarify, If I were to make my own focus mitts, what kind of materials would be best to use for the padding and outer layer/covering?
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    Kukkiwon ITF or WTF

    Just a question, cause I'm drawing a blank and can't remember: The Kukkiwon is that strictly WTF (World Tae Kwon Do Federation) or does it include ITF (International Tae Kwon Do Federation) or is ITF still a different TKD organization with their own ranking requirements? Is WTF still Kukkiwon?
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    Lack of Professional Courtesy Among Martial Artists

    Is it me, or is there a lack of professional courtesy among Martial Artists? (Unless your of the same organization, rank, and system) It seems like Martial Arts Instructors don't have the sense of professional courtesy to other organizations, systems, or Instructors (not among there...
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    Pros and Cons of Pictures on Certificates

    What are the pros and cons of using either digital included pictures or hand print pictures on ranking certificates?
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    Martial Arts and CPR/AED/First Aid

    There's an old saying "If you can take a life, you can save a life." Should all Martial Art students, instructors, and personnel be required to take a CPR/AED/First Aid class? Even beginning students, for the sold purpose of having cross training in potential lifesaving techniques?
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    Focus Mitt Search

    Ok, I've been trying to locate and find "old school" focus mitts or hand mitts. By old school I guess you can say I mean focus mitts used in the early 90's, 80's or 70's. The type I'm looking for are round leather made, gray or brown focus mitts or hand mitts. (Sorry I'm not sure how else to...
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    Mixed Martial Arts... Helped or Hindered?

    What's everyones opinion about Mixed Martial Arts? Has it Helped or Hindered The Martial Arts? Do you consider Mixed Martial Arts....Martial Arts? Has Mixed Martial Arts helped or hurt the progress of Martial Arts towards becoming better understanding and accepting by the genereal public...
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    What's everyone's views on the recent surge of people going into 'MMA', 'Hybrid MA', but not 'TMA'?
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    Civilian Defensive Tactics

    I was asked by my department to put together a Civilian Defensive Tactics course for EMS providers! I have a few things to include in the course such as - Use of Force - Legal Apsects - Control Techniques - Avoidance, Awareness, Escape - Strikes - Weapons Disarment and Retention My...
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    Amerstate University

    I recently ran across this Amerstate University, which has a Masters Degree in Martial Arts... Has anyone attended this school? If so, what can you tell me about it?
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    Any EMS/Fire People Here?

    Are There Fellow EMS (EMT or Paramedic) or Firefighter and Martial Arts folks in the room?