Anyone who’s taking up a sport in their 40s and beyond will know that their bodies aren’t the same as they were 20 years earlier. And while that may make training in any sporting discipline harder, it’s certainly no reason to be put off. However, for the more mature martial arts beginner, there are some…

As a farming and field tool, the machete is respected and revered across the world.  As a weapon, it’s power is enough to make well-trained soldiers run and hide. In this article, we’ll explore the Martial Art of machete fighting, ak.a “Tire Machét”, “Esgrima del Machete” or “Juego Machete”. We’ll also see how the machete…

Most people know that there are many different forms of martial arts. Ask the average student interested in studying ancient combat practices, and they will tell you they’ve heard of at least a few: Karate, for sure, and probably Kung Fu, Jiu-Jitsu, and Tae Kwon Do. In recent years Krav Maga, the self-defense system developed…

In this GracieBreakdown video, Rickson Gracy, Pedro Sauer, Ryron and Rener Gracie discuss the future and a few changes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. According to BJJ experts of Gracie Academy, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and a self-defence system that usually involves ground fighting. It’s a self-defense system that encourages a weak person with the idea that he can…

Thinking to learn some Martial arts tricks and are unsure as to what you could try? Martial arts has been around for centuries, and is one of the best forms of self defense. Whether you want to learn martial arts for learning some cool combat techniques or to have a fitter body, it is one…

Martial art is studied for various reasons, such as fitness of physical health, self-defense and competition, mental and spiritual development because it entails types of codified traditions and systems of combat practices. Although the term Martial arts are commonly associated with fighting in East Asian cultures, it was originally used concerning the combat systems of…

For the past decades, martial arts has undoubtedly inspired some of the world’s finest filmmakers. Nowadays, martial arts has become a part of action films’ culture, and it is almost impossible to find one that does not include martial-arts-inspired fight scenes. For every great martial arts film, there is a whole lot more that many…