Martial Arts

Man Attempts to use Chi to Block Punches

And if "Chi" were the Chinese word for "Face", he'd have been successful... That won't stop us from sharing this, or laughing about it. Seriously,...

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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38 The Fentanyl Panic and Law Enforcement

Is the drug Fentanyl dangerous? Yes. Does it cause immediate convulsions on skin contact? No. Do people have an incentive to BS the public? Listen to find out.

37 The Problem of Sexual Predators in the Martial Arts

The world of martial arts has a persistent, significant problem with sexual predators, particularly those who work their way into positions of authority as instructors and coaches. William Murphy, PhD, a third-degree Brazilian Jiujitsu black belt and instructor, comes on the show to discuss how this problem can be addressed, and the professional ethics involved in being an instructor.

36 – DMT and Psychedelics Without the BS

The podcast world (especially the bro-sphere) is overrun with ridiculous misinformation and BS about DMT and psychedelics in particular. We bring on an expert in the industry to discuss what is really going on, and why no, you're not seeing interdimensional space elves you dork.

Why Cops Need to Train Better – Physical Management Techniques and Law Enforcement

Regardless of whether or not you think "All Cops Are Bastards", most cops are Bad at Grappling.