Martial Arts

The Aftermath of that MMA vs. Tai Chi Incident – Omega’s Take

In an almost comical proposal, mma fighter Xiaodong Xu and Tai Chi “master” Lei Wei decided to “cross hands” in a gong sau fight...

Steven Seagal Banned from Ukraine for Security Reasons

Ukraine's security service has banned Steven Seagal from the country for a period of five years. The move comes after the direct-to-video actor and...

Who Promoted Convicted Sex Criminal Paul Saucido to Black Belt?

The black belt is a symbol of mastery. Should it be a symbol of character too? In 2009, at a party, Paul Saucido sexually assaulted...

Manny Pacquiao’s Wife Murdered By Fake News

The Philippines have been at the center of a lot of controversy involving violence and crime lately, with opinions divided on the tactics of...

What’s Wrong With Aikido?

Aside from Magic Pants™ and ineffective joint manipulations, that is? Staff writer Holy Moment breaks it down in a new video for the new year....

Steven Seagal is now a Russian

According to a recent BBC report, American actor, director, musician, and martial artist Steven Seagal has been awarded Russian citizenship by his friend, and...

Kali Tudo™ – Adapting Stick Fighting Techniques for the Ring

By: Marc "Crafty Dog" Denny A subset of this article appeared in the September, 2005 edition of Black Belt Magazine.  It is republished, here, at...

Five Hard Truths About Martial Arts you don’t want to believe…

Do you overestimate your fighting ability? This forum post by Plasma lays out the uncomfortable reality of your situation. The question is, will you...

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The Hard Problem of Consciousness for People Who Get Knocked Unconscious

Is the "mind" separate from the body? It certainly doesn't feel like that when you get KTFO. However...

35 We Don’t Talk About SAMBO

What is the state of the Russian martial art and sport, SAMBO, in light of the current war in Ukraine and all the associated considerations? David Dempsey comes on the show to discuss.

34 MMA and Men’s Style with Kin “Kong” Moy

Pro MMA fighter and Fashion consultant Kin "Kong" Moy comes on this episode of the podcast to give some of his expert advice on both those topics and why men have such a hard time admitting they care about fashion.

33 MMA Training and Covid – Lessons Learned

In this episode we talk with MMA fighter, coach, and Bullshido legend Mike "Omega" MacDonald on how his Fight gym made it through Covid, and the challenges of being a trainer during a pandemic.