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Movie Spotlight: Once Upon A Time in China

Movie Spotlight: Once Upon A Time in China

Once Upon A Time in China is a 1991 pivotal Hong Kong martial arts film. It was directed and written by Tsui Hark and stars famous actor Jet Li as a martial arts master and hero of legend, Wong Fei-hung. The film is set during the Qing Dynasty in Foshan, China, in the...

Martial Arts Movie Spotlight: Karate Kid

Martial Arts Movie Spotlight: Karate Kid

The 2010 Karate Kid remake is quite possibly one of the most globally known karate movies. Directed by Harald Zwart, Karate Kid tells the story of a young boy relocated to china because of his mother's job. Through a variety of challenges and difficulties, he is...

Martial Arts and Concentration

Martial Arts and Concentration

Focus is a critical part of our everyday lives. We use focus as a tool and a necessity from the moment we wake up to the moment we go to sleep. From our personal lives, to our jobs, we do our best listening, acting, and managing when we can properly focus....

7 Oldest Forms of Martial Arts

7 Oldest Forms of Martial Arts

To many people in America, the proliferation of martial arts might seem like a relatively recent phenomenon. Fueled by Hollywood and a romanticized interest in Eastern traditions, karate, and other martial arts have become mainstays in American culture. But while...

Self Defense Moves Every Woman Needs To Know

Self Defense Moves Every Woman Needs To Know

To feel proactive and feel safer in threatening situations, you may consider self-defense classes. If an in-person class isn't currently feasible, there are some powerful self-defense moves they can learn independently to start. Self Defense Moves That Will Keep You...

How to Train for Self-Defense Shooting

How to Train for Self-Defense Shooting

Training to be prepared for self-defense shooting is probably the most critical thing a person can do to defend themselves. Not just training, but repetitive, consistent practice that makes shooting second nature, can make all the difference in a self-defense...

Self-Defense and Self-Confidence

Self-Defense and Self-Confidence

People often wonder what the key to success is, hoping to find secrets and shortcuts. What they’re missing, and is right before their eyes, is the confidence that they will succeed. Building this platform for yourself can transform the faith you have in yourself and increases your likelihood of overcoming challenges. Martial arts has helped many people build confidence and trust in themselves by providing defense mechanisms, better self esteem, and improvements in both physical and mental health. Learning how to defend yourself in any situation will improve your ability to function in everyday life and will improve your confidence levels.

Protect Yourself: How to Survive a Home Invasion

Protect Yourself: How to Survive a Home Invasion

The prospect of a home invasion can be frightening, but you can protect yourself and your loved ones if a home invasion happens. Here are some ways you can protect yourself and your family against home invaders. Planning Is Key The most crucial step in defending...

3 Best Martial Arts for Women’s Self-Defense

3 Best Martial Arts for Women’s Self-Defense

Self-defense is a necessary skill in order to be able to navigate your everyday life with the confidence and certainty required for reacting to a dangerous situation. Physical violence is a real threat that can arise at any moment and being prepared will put control into your own hands.

Tips for Self-Defense Shooting

Tips for Self-Defense Shooting

When it comes to protecting your family, you want to prepare for the worse. Learning self-defense can be a great asset to your loved ones. As part of your self-defense skills, you’ll want to learn shooting tactics. Here are some helpful tips that will assist you along your educational journey of shooting for self-defense.