Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

3 Reasons to Record Your Training

Never used a digital video camera in your training? Here are three reasons you should.

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Dragon Circle Drill

Some drills are for speed, power, kicking technique, or blocking; this one combines all of those aspects and snap decision making to teach realistic self-defense.

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Touch Reflex Joint Locking

Touch Reflex Joint Locking | Ikigai | Blogging the Martial Way. If you ever wanted to know how to take your joint locking techniques to the next level – read the blog post above.  I am a taekwondo practitioner primarily but I have a lot of training in Hapkido as well.  I have been doing […]

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Stretching and Flexibility

Watched some of the UFC 123 fights last Saturday and witnessed again with amazement the Rubber Guard. If you have not seen this, watch this video: It is from Eddie Bravo and his 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu system. Probably one of the most interesting grappling styles I have ever seen. It truly takes someone very flexible […]

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