Bruce Lee student Dan Inosanto discusses modern jeet kune do and its exploration of the fourth range of combat — grappling. Download this FREE Guide to learn FOUR jeet kune do grappling techniques demonstrated by Inosanto!

In our new FREE guide, jeet kune do icon Dan Inosanto talks with Black Belt about the myths, realities, limits and ongoing expansion of Bruce Lee’s martial art. In Dan Inosanto on Bruce Lee, Jeet Kune Do Techniques for Grappling and New Directions for JKD Training, learn how this living legend took the work that Bruce Lee started and evolved jeet kune do into new and exciting territory! This FREE download includes FOUR jeet kune do grappling techniques, as well as in-depth coverage of the following topics:


  • why Bruce Lee movies include only certain facets of his martial arts skill
  • what grappling arts Bruce Lee studied during his lifetime
  • how ground fighting was incorporated into Bruce Lee’s Chinatown school curriculum
  • how Dan Inosanto’s study with teachers such as Yori Nakamura, Renato Magno and the Machado family affected the development of jeet kune do after Bruce Lee’s passing
  • how to make jeet kune do strikes powerful during ground fighting
  • how to redirect your opponent’s energy to flow into the next move
  • how to control an opponent’s limb to create control of his body
  • how skills from other fighting arts (even boxing!) can be translated to the ground
… and MUCH MORE!
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The UFC returned to American network television for the first time in more than two years Saturday on ABC while former featherweight champion Max Holloway returned to his winning ways following two straight losses, earning a unanimous decision over Calvin Kattar in Abu Dhabi. Holloway showed he still has plenty left as a fighter dominating Kattar from the opening bell of the main event with a mix of punches and low kicks.

It appeared as if the former champion might stop his opponent in the fourth round landing a series of vicious body blows followed by hard elbows to the head as a bloodied Kattar sagged against the fence. But Kattar somehow survived managing to keep himself upright through the fifth stanza as well, only to lose a lopsided decision. After dropping his title to Alexander Volkanovski and then losing a controversial rematch, Holloway may have put himself in position for one more crack at the championship following Saturday's impressive performance.

The Legendary Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame has never before been documented in a single location. Now, you can learn about all the icons that have achieved one of the greatest honors in all of martial arts.

Black Belt Magazine is proud to announce the NEW Member Profiles feature for the Hall of Fame. At the time of this article, the online records account for every inductee from the inaugural year of 1968 all the way through 1990 (upwards of 200 martial artists). The page will be updated continuously and will include every inductee through 2020 in the near future. For now, you can enjoy images and facts about the legendary members for each induction they received before 1991. Take advantage of this never-before-seen opportunity to learn about many of the martial artists who contributed to the lifestyle, culture, and community that every martial artist experiences today.

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When it comes to grappling arts most people have heard of Judo, Ju-Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo, and Sumo. The dynamic art of Shuaijiao, though it is not as well known as the others, should be.

What is Shuaijiao?

Shuaijiao (also spelled Shuai-Chiao) is a Chinese martial art that is approximately four thousand years old. Shuaijiao was born in a time of warfare long ago when to fall on the battlefield meant likely to never get up, and in that spirit, the curriculum of Shuaijiao focuses on throwing in a variety of ways. It is a standup grappling style, meaning that although there are hip throws, leg sweeps, and hand techniques, like many other arts, there is no ground grappling. The goal of Shuaijiao is to end up in a dominant position standing.

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ONE Championship's first event of 2021 is on the horizon as the company returns to the Singapore Indoor Stadium for ONE: Unbreakable on January 22.

In the main event, bantamweight kickboxer Capitan Petchyindee Academy challenges ONE Bantamweight Kickboxing World Champion Alaverdi "Babyface Killer" Ramazanov for his crown.

The Thai challenger has a chip on his shoulder for this contest. Capitan mentioned that he wants to prove all of his doubters wrong with a title-winning performance on Friday in a video detailing the matchup.

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