JuJitsu comprises many different facets of fighting such as locks, throws and groundwork. However atemi or striking is an aspect that seems to have been forgotten by many of JuJitsu’s descendant arts. Why is this? Why do these styles no longer make use of atemi and can it be incorporated now? Before we get any further I…

When reviewing the various types of martial arts we usually think of the many popular Oriental styles. Potentially however martial arts could be found wherever a history of self-defence exists. Paradoxically history is always changing. With every new discovery in archeology or within existing archives our knowledge of the past broadens and we ask to…

No matter what type of martial arts you do, you’ll know how special martial arts training is. Martial artists are known for their athletic ability and renown for their advanced level of all-round complete fitness. In this post I’m going to give you some tips on how to spice up your martial arts training and…

I love Jiu Jitsu and I love making t-shirt design. Here I have something new for you, that I called – “I Love Jiu Jitsu” Click on the picture above to see more options. You will be able to customize it: change color, size no matter age and gender. I Love Jiu Jitsu T-Shirts Catalog…

Always in our martial arts training, we strive to be our very best.  We want to improve our technique.  We want to discover better fighting strategies.  We want make sure that, by the end of the day, we are better than when we started.  How does one achieve this, however?  How do we measure our…

Martial Arts Lab decided to conduct a research to find out which martial arts type is considered to be the best in the world according to visitors of our website. The following list is Top 10 Martial Arts that have been chosen by the visitors of Martial Arts Lab (updated October 04, 2014). Top 10 Martial…

Are you considering joining a martial arts school?  If so, then I can truthfully say that you are making a fantastic decision.  I’ve been training in martial arts for over eleven years now, and it has done wonders for my life.  There are many reasons to why people seek out martial arts as an activity.…

When you ask any person “what is Jiu Jitsu?” chances are no one answer will be the same. Many will tell you it is the Brazilian system developed by the Gracie’s, others that it is the source of Judo and Aikido. Still more may say that it is one of the oldest martial arts in history.…

There are many different martial arts types in the world, from the well-known Karate and Kung Fu styles to recently discovered English martial arts. Each one by definition improves the student’s ability to defend him or herself but often we forget that the movements involved in each style provide healthy exercise too. Many of the martial…