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Neck Attacks: Self-Defense Moves to Escape Chokes and Fight Back!

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

The neck is vulnerable — plain and simple. Compared to the rest of the human body, it is remarkably weak in its structure — and yet it houses some of the body’s most vital pathways for circulation and respiration, not to mention outright support of the skull. Therefore, neck attacks emerge as a no-brainer for
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Posted in Strikes.

Neck-Strengthening Exercises to Prevent Martial Arts Injuries and Protect Vital Targets

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Scott Bolan and Mike Gillette contend that many martial artists do not pay enough attention to the neck as a vital target. This may be due to its status as a forbidden zone in traditional martial arts training and martial arts competitions. However, if one considers how the neck is constructed and what it houses,
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Posted in Workout Routines.

Black Belt Magazine’s Best Martial Arts Videos of 2011

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Black Belt magazine turned 50 this year. What became the world’s leading martial arts magazine started in 1961 as a small black-and-white publication with a stapled spine. Today, Black Belt is a full-color magazine, an ever-expanding book library and an instructional-DVD archive — and a website featuring hundreds of articles from the magazine’s 50-year treasure
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Posted in Martial Arts Multimedia.