Posts Tagged ‘Self-defense’

Why EVERY Police Officer Should Be A Good Martial Artist

Ask any martial artist worth his or her salt, and they’ll tell you that it’s imperative for police officers to learn and regularly practice a solid martial art. This isn’t due to bias and preference; it’s due to the simple nature of what happens when a suspect resists arrest and, quite simply, puts you in […]

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Popular “Wrestler vs. Mountain Lion” Story is a Hoax! What We’ve Learned.

  Over the past couple days, one of the little, viral stories that began circulating through the internet was that of a man being assaulted by a mountain lion and then using a headlock to break the animal’s neck. Here, KSBY News reported that former NCAA wrestler Robin Olson had been hiking outside of a […]

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The Danger of Having an Un-Crushed Soul as a Fighter

In the early 2000’s, before beginning any martial arts training, I was a fan of Toughman boxing contests on TV. The draw of these bouts was their human-interest factor: two non-professional fighters would don headgear and 16oz gloves, meet in the ring, and slug it out for three one-minute rounds. This premise was ridiculous but […]

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 101, 9/6/15

Today, we had a solid turnout of 20 students on the mat! We continued our theme-of-the-week (guillotine escape to Von Flue choke, and headlock-escapes from standing), but we also mixed things up a bit. It’s wise to keep your self-defense basics sharp, so we did a few drills in which our training partners were at […]

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How to Counter-Troll Internet MMA Trolls with Superior Trolljitsu

There’s no shortage of internet videos detailing the effectiveness of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. There’s also no shortage of internet trolls (i.e. pranksters and agitators) who make excuses for punks who get choked out and twisted into pretzel-shapes. Sometimes these trolls are simply in it for the lulz (for their own amusement), but many others actually believe […]

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Self-Defense Technique | NJ United MMA

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is much more than the fancy Berimbolos and De la Riva guard sweeps that you see in the competition scene (although I love competition). It’s more than the slick guard passing and submissions that you see in the UFC and in other Mixed Martial Arts settings. In order to earn a Black […]

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Woman Chokes Attempted Rapist Unconscious | Self Defense | 30 FREE Days

Self Defense Classes Check out this article about how a woman was able to use Brazilian Jiu Jitsu technique to stop an attempted rape by choking the attacker unconscious. The woman, a US Navy sailor, was able to use a “triangle choke” to put the rapist to sleep. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a great art […]

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Self Defense Classes in Totowa | 30 FREE Days

Self Defense Classes at NJU FACT: 90% of self defense situations end up on the ground… …And most people have no idea how to defend themselves when they wind up there. If you are in Passaic County, then you owe it to yourself to come try our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu self defense classes in Totowa.  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, […]

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Jiu Jitsu in NJ

Learn to defend yourself ASAP, try Jiu Jitsu in NJ Now you can train the most effective single martial art for self defense in the world right here in Totowa, New Jersey. NJ United Mixed Martial Arts will allow you to develop the necessary skills to defend yourself in a real life situation in our BJJ classes. […]

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Self defense technique

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is not just a martial art that consists of the fancy chokes, armbars, leglocks, and other various submission holds that you see in the UFC. It is also a martial art that contains many useful self-defense techniques that can literally save your life. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is regarded as one of the most, if […]

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