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“Jiu Jitsu”

Sep
11
2011

The Many Faces of Chin Na

Chin Na is not a style with a single face. Over centuries of necessity, it has actually developed many different profiles. Because there are only so many ways to bend joints wrong the differences in styles such as Japanese versus Chinese is actually less significant than the different ways in which Chin Na is used. Let’s look at these differences.

Apr
15
2009

Tim Cartmell’s Standing Grappling

It is the bane of self defense techniques that they may look real fine in the book, look real good in the magazine or work like a charm when demonstrated by the teacher against a helpful crash test dummy, but in the clutch they do not work at all.

Jan
24
2007

ESPY TV

ESPY TV has concentrated on the Eastern seaboard and covered many fine teachers and active schools there.

Oct
7
2006

Leverage

Here they are, those comic send-away books that will teach you to all the right “tricks”.