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Richard "Mack" Machowicz is an ex-Navy SEAL, co-host of Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior and author of the book Unleash the Warrior Within. He's proficient in taekwondo and has studied muay Thai, kali, boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Paul Vunak's take on jeet kune do. However, this SEAL Team hand-to-hand combat instructor was, as a kid, clueless when it came to how to deal with bullies. "I had to deal with bullies all the time," Richard Machowicz explains. "I was a really small kid, a very light kid. There were bullies, but what I had to learn was how to take care of myself." In the years since, Richard Machowicz has studied a variety of martial arts and had an extensive military career, so his is a story of survival and self-reinvention -- but that's not always the case, as evidenced by headlines from across the country of kids committing suicide and regularly citing nonstop bullying as one of their primary reasons.

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Learn how martial arts legend William Cheung defeated a muay Thai fighter in his new DVD, Street Fighting Applications of Wing Chun! WATCH PREVIEW!

If you're a wing chun practitioner, you've undoubtedly heard of Grandmaster William Cheung. A student of Ip Man, William Cheung lived and trained with the legendary wing chun master from 1954 to 1958. During his study of the Chinese martial art wing chun with Ip Man, William Cheung absorbed the traditional wing chun kung fu master's complete teachings. In his three-disc martial arts DVD collection, Street Fighting Applications of Wing Chun, Grandmaster William Cheung, the longtime friend and wing chun training partner of Bruce Lee (whom Cheung at one point introduced to Ip Man!), recalls some of his most dangerous street fights and deconstructs the techniques he used to survive the encounters.

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In this martial arts DVD series, Grandmaster William Cheung, the longtime friend and wing chun training partner of Bruce Lee, recalls some of his most dangerous street fights and deconstructs the techniques he used to survive the encounters. In the spring of 1962 in Sydney, Australia, Cheung receives a call for help from a friend being bullied by a fighter from Thailand. The ensuing confrontation with the Thai fighter and his cronies puts Cheung in a situation where he’s outnumbered and faced with three opponents all armed with brass knuckles. As the fight goes on, Cheung is injured but still manages to devise some creative solutions to stay alive. Learn how he did it! Topics include dealing with multiple opponents, defenses against low kicks, dealing with elbow and knee strikes, execution of stances and entry techniques, shin-kick drills and cross-arm drills for close-quarters fighting. William Cheung is a member of the Black Belt Hall of Fame (Kung Fu Artist of the Year, 1983). He has trained since the age of 10, originally under the legendary Yip Man. From his headquarters in Australia, Cheung now operates a worldwide network of instructors and students in the fascinating art of wing chun. He has also become an expert in meridians, pressure points and meditation dealing with internal energies. Today, his programs for the treatment of sports injuries and stress-related illnesses are highly sought across the globe.

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