BLACK BELT MAG & @COMBATGOTV PRESENT #FIGHTBACK

Kathy Long dominated women's kickboxing in the 1980's as a five-time World Kickboxing Champion and MMA fighter and briefly fought as a professional boxer; she holds an 8th Dan Black Belt in Kung Fu San Soo and 1st Dan Black Belt in Aikido.

The Queen of Mean and Princess of Pain (as she was known as a fighter!), joined Black Belt Magazine for the FightBack event for the Day of Legends. Proceeds from the event went to support Red Cross' efforts to help first responders and medical staff fighting COVID-19.

Long teaches MMA and kickboxing in Seattle, and in this training session, gave a lesson on the fundamentals of kickboxing.

How will you perform at the moment of truth?

What's going to happen to you physically and emotionally in a real fight where you could be injured or killed? Will you defend yourself immediately, hesitate during the first few critical seconds of the fight, or will you be so paralyzed with fear that you won't be able to move at all? The answer is - you won't know until you can say, "Been there, done that." However, there is a way to train for that fearful day.

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John Wayne Parr will make his highly anticipated ONE Championship debut against Nieky Holzken at ONE on TNT III on Wednesday, April 21.

The ONE Super Series Muay Thai bout will be contested at a catchweight.

Parr is a true legend of martial arts. The talented Aussie has a long track record and will be returning to showcase his skills on the global stage of ONE to a whole new audience of spectators around the globe. But he will be challenged by one of the top strikers in the world.

Holzken is the current #1-ranked lightweight kickboxing contender.

But on Wednesday, these two mighty warriors will dawn the four-ounce gloves in their bout.

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Dr. Craig's Martial Arts Movie Lounge

In Part I, aspects of fight choreography were explored, like the value of actors learning en garde poses and stances as to avoid a snake oil sensibility, and how camera movement and increased coverage helped to conceal and reveal the contrived nature of Cobra Kai's fights in Season 1 (S1). Part II will add to this discussion and focus on S2 and S3's oners.
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