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Are Martial Arts a form of Cultural Appropriation?

The academic definition of Cultural Appropriation is "the adoption of elements of a minority culture by members of the dominant culture". A while back,...

Soy Sauce “Cleanse” Renders Woman Brain Dead

Yes, we did not go for the obvious joke that she was already brain dead to attempt this in the first place. Wanna fight...

People who think this way are more prone to believe Conspiracy Theories

...and as the saying goes, sometimes the reason is because you're stupid and make bad decisions. A recent study out of the University of Fribourg...

No Reasonable Person Would Believe What Alex Jones Says, say Alex Jones’ Attorneys

Leonard Pozner is the father of a six year old named Noah. Noah was murdered in his classroom in 2012. Lucy Richards is a...

ATHLETES AT RISK: The Evolution of Abuse of Power

Editor’s note: Pronouns and adjectives in some areas of this article are in the feminine for the sake of simplicity. It’s important to note...

ATHLETES AT RISK: Convincing Olympic Athletes to Report Sexual Abuse, Misconduct a Hard Art

First in a 5-part series By Cathy Chapaty Eight years ago in Las Vegas, I volunteered for USA Taekwondo (USAT) during its annual U.S. Open Taekwondo...

Enough is Enough: Instructors, it is NOT okay to have sex with your students

Brass tacks: if you see the people you teach as potential sex partners you're a sexual predator.

The No-BS Guide to Gun Control and the Second Amendment

Photo by Sara Liberte. So, let’s start with an agreement. Before you rush to the comments section to whine, cry or blather on about the...

It’s Perfectly Legal to Kill Someone as Long as you Use This Specific Weapon

Legal in all fifty states, and nearly every country on Earth! Attention psychopaths and sociopaths: have you ever wondered what it's like to kill another...

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42 Matt Thornton on the Nature and Reality of Violence

Matt Thornton of the Straight Blast Gym is an icon in the martial arts world, and in particular, has been beating the drum about functional training even longer than we have. In this conversation we discuss violence, how it is an unavoidable part of the human experience, and how to ensure good men are better at it than bad.

3 Concepts to Get Your Thought Processes Jacked, not Hi-Jacked

Three concepts to help keep your brain from getting sand kicked in its face.

41 Martial Arts Training Tourism And Nationalism With Alyxe Khei

Ever dream about just saying "F it" and going to train an obscure martial art in a foreign country? Alyxe Khei did, and then lived that dream. He joins us on this episode of The Art of Fighting BS podcast to discuss tips and advice for people who want to visit exotic places and get punched by the people who live there, and we delve into the real history of Martial Arts and how ethno-nationalism looms over virtually every one of them.

40 Bivalent Booster BS And Mixed Messages In Public Health

Should you get the new bivalent booster? After all the back and forth between public health officials and social media influencer/grifter cranks, you'd think this would be a simple answer.