Useful Articles for New Students

Don’t Sign Up at Any Martial Arts School – Until You’ve Read This
6 Things to Look at When Choosing a Martial Arts School

4 Common Problems with Women's Self-Defense Classes
Make sure you're learning what you need to know!

Practical Self-Defense, Sustainable Self-Development
Two Approaches to Martial Arts Training

Why Grappling is More Effective in the Ring Than in Reality
6 Tactical Disadvantages of Fighting on the Ground

Tracing the Roots of Jiu-Jitsu
The history of Jiu-jitsu from the 8th Century to the Present.

Strength vs. Technique
A Closer Look at a Common Martial Arts Training Dilemma

Dojo Japanese 101
Translations of the Japanese Language Used in Martial Arts Training

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