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Tag Archives: head butts

Karate Techniques: Master the Knifehand Strike

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Tough. Versatile. Effective. This is how Damian Ross describes what is often erroneously referred to as the “judo chop.” But when used correctly in close-combat situations, the knifehand strike is no laughing matter.
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Posted in Karate.

Capoeira Kicks: An Overview of the Brazilian Art’s Fancy Foot Techniques (Part 1)

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Learn the history and techniques of the kicking-oriented martial art that was created by African slaves who were taken to Brazil 300 years ago and forced to disguise their fighting moves with music and dance.
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Posted in Capoeira.

Hapkido: Can One Martial Art Function in All Four Ranges of Self-Defense? (Part 3)

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

When you move inside kicking range and punching range, you enter trapping range. There, attacking arms get deflected and immobilized; and knees, elbows and head butts cut loose. Learn how Jang Mu Won Hapkido handles close-range combat.
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Posted in Hapkido.