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Downs Sydrome, heart disease and Martial Training

Posted on February 22, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (4569)

Downs Sydrome, heart disease and Martial Training

Jeffrey A Hein, MS - Research Consultant: Jiu Jitsu Global Federation


To begin this article, I wish to be very clear on certain subjects that pertain to both instructors, parents, caregivers and practitioners of martial arts. The first area of concern is that all students who have disabilities should first have a thorough medical examination by their primary care physician to assess any medical conditions that n...

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Guiding Princiles of Jeet Kune Do

Posted on December 12, 2014 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (3706)

- Guiding Principles -

Jeet Kune Do approaches effective self -defense in a uniquely different manner that sets it apart from most other Martial Arts. Some distinctive principles are noted with a brief description.



Non Telegraphic Movement - Drawing the arm back before striking, stepping before kicking or showing any obvious "build up" movement tells the opponent what you're about to do. This gives them the opportunity to counter attack you. We learn to p...

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Mastering Triangles by Neil Melanson

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (535)


By Neil Melanson

In Mastering Triangle Chokes, Neil Melanson takes you deep into the grappling rabbit hole and teaches you how to apply the devastating triangle choke submission in virtually any scenario from your guard. Unlike other grappling instructional manuals, Mastering Triangle Chokes is not a random compilation of techniques. It is a detailed system that teaches you how to capitalize on your ...

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The OODA Loop

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (777)

Boyd's key concept was that of the decision cycle or OODA Loop, the process by which an entity (either an individual or an organization) reacts to an event. According to this idea, the key to victory is to be able to create situations wherein one can make appropriate decisions more quickly than one's opponent. The construct was originally a theory of achieving success in air-to-air combat, developed out of Boyd's Energy-Maneuverability theory and his observations on air combat bet...

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