martial art

  1. KuroSasori

    Authentic Ninjutsu schools and classes

    I've been wanting to pursue the art of Ninjutsu for many years now. However, all the dojos that are available are about 4 hours away from me. I wanted to persue bujinkan for many years, but I've heard mixed things about it recently and I'm unsureif I should persue their school. I wanted to buy...
  2. KuroSasori

    Hello!

    I'm a newbie on this forum. Hoping to make a few friends here. Names Tom. Did a few years in taekwondo.
  3. J

    University Major Project

    hi all, I am a third year university student and I'm working on my major project, my design is an interactive martial arts training device, and i have made a survey to collect some much needed insight on the topic, its only a few minutes long, so if you get the time will you please fill this...
  4. M

    would Krav Maga be the best fit for me?

    I'm 25. I have mental illness. I am not in good physical shape but I am physically very strong. Though a lot of that is because I'm big and I'm only in the top fiftieth percentile of my height so I guess I really mean to say I'm a big guy. I was overweight but I have lost a lot of the weight. I...
  5. S

    Martial Arts and Self-Esteem Survey

    Martial Arts and Self-Esteem
  6. adamr01

    Hello Everyone!

    My name is Adam, and my martial arts background is in Hapkido and Taekwando. I started training TKD back in NY when i was 18, and 5 years later I was exposed to Hapkido. I fell in love with the art and started training Hapkido from that point on. I still train when I can, but not nearly as...
  7. adamr01

    Very cool Hapkido video!!

    This is an educational video on Hapkido, with some excellent demonstrations.
  8. F

    How to get more students

    so my students for my gym is ruuning pretty low right now, and i was wandering how other people got students. one thing that i have thought about doing is to do door to door sales and offering a really good introductory price if they sign up then. has anyone tried this if so does it work and...
  9. O

    I've an idea that I'll like to bounce around we should do o

    The tittle was I've an idea that I'll like to bounce around we should do more. This is for every style, system, school, etc. I believe that it could be of benefit to everyone. I'll like to talk about the lack of aesthetics in all MA which are very noticeable during sparring or competitions...
  10. A

    Mass or Definition?

    Hello guys, i just want to ask you is it better to do the gym workout with weights or street workout like push ups etc... for martial arts? Thanks :)
  11. X

    I'm nervous about starting doing Taekwondo.

    Hello! I've recently started looking for a new hobby/activity and I started getting interested in Taekwondo and would like to start practicing it but I'm nervous about it. I talked to the gym I would attend and they said i'm more than welcome as a beginner but I suppose they say that to every...
  12. Lilyana Nikolova

    Please help me for my final year Research - Problems Associated with Martial Arts

    Hello, I am new to the forum and I didn't know where exactly to post, so I decided to start in this section. I am final year(undergraduate) Product Design student in University of Huddersfield and I need help with my major project research. I chose Martial arts as its an interest of mine. I...
  13. O

    Little advice for a special student.

    Hey I'm a Judo practitioner and have been one for 20 or so years, I help my sensei with the Saturday class for kids as an assistant. Recently a new kid enrolled in the Dojo really nice chap he is 8 year old now but has this issue called Hypotonia which affects his muscle tone making his muscles...
  14. O

    Regarding Tricking

    I've recently been researching this thing called tricking which is a mix of Gymnastics, dance, parkour and a bit of martial arts. While I wouldn't recommend tricking it during a match I can see some benefits to the practice of said skill for starters it looks like great cardio, good training for...
  15. F

    How to create respect in your Dojo

    I have been teaching tkd for about a year and half and one thing that I have always struggled with is respect, I mostly teach kids and the often want to talk during class constantly or just go into their own little world and stop listening when I'm talking to them. I understand there kids, but i...
  16. H

    Favorite martial arts site?

    What is your favorite martial arts web site? Or blog?
  17. O

    Just fell in a weapons gold-mine looking for advice.

    Hello everyone, Recently I stumbled upon what appears to be a weapons gold mine. This Sword-smith from Ocotlan, Oaxaca, Mexico just moved in next door I Googled this Ocotlan place and it turns out that there is a rich swordsmithing history there, they do everything from functional historical...
  18. Isaiah90

    Why Filipino martial arts will get you killed in self defense

    I explain why FMA will get you beaten or killed in self defense. Wrong mindset - FMA train for fights, not self defense. FMA were used during a time of war against the Spanish. The claims that FMA helped Filipinos defeat the Spanish during the Philippine revolution are exaggerated. If you...
  19. Isaiah90

    Why Taekwondo will get you killed in self defense

    Here's a brief explanation why Taekwondo will get you beaten or killed on the streets. No situational awareness - The first problem is the lack of situational awareness. No one's going to "fight" you. It's going to be an unexpected attack. For example, heard of this Taekwondo practitioner who...
  20. Isaiah90

    Why BJJ will get you beaten or killed in self defense

    Here's an explanation why people should stop teaching BJJ for self defense. Little to no striking - BJJ has little to no striking. BJJ claims that you can subdue an attacker peacefully without striking or kicking. The problem is that if you have to avoid strikes and kicks to counter them, your...
  21. A

    Looking for a Start

    I'm very new to the community and am looking to start learning A martial art when I return to college after the Summer, but don't know what to pursue yet. I understand there are threads for beginners, but what I am curious about is which Martial Art people chose as their first and why whether...
  22. pulsescarborough

    Martial arts creates Violence? Say Yes or No

    Do You think Martial arts creates Violence?
  23. P

    Research on Martial Arts- Please Help

    Hello, I am currently a junior Health, Exercise and Sport Studies major at Denison University in Ohio. I am doing research with my advisor on how the practice of martial arts (various disciplines) is correlated to levels of conflict resolution (both internal and external) as well as emotional...
  24. K

    Exercises for speed and agility

    Hey all, I'm just getting back into the competitive scene and need help on drills and workouts I can do to improve my kicking speed and overall agility. Also if y'all have any great stretching routines I'd love to hear those too!
  25. K

    Sport Poomsae

    I've trained in martial arts since I was four years old. I have my black belt in Taekwondo, Tangsoodo, and GongKwon Yusul and currently my green belt in Shotokan. I used to compete a lot, primarily in sparring but I used to do poomsae as well. However, the last time I competed was the first time...
  26. C

    New Wing Chun Classes in Bromley and South London!

    www.turnerwingchunacademy.com
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