Naomi Karpati Redefines Strength & Beauty for Women

Twin blades called Karambits wielded by Ms. Naomi Karpati just blew my mind. I recently discovered Naomi Karpati from an upcoming online magazine called DeerWomen. There definitely needs to be more of this kind of content for martial arts and females. So, DeerWomen's online magazine for women will be refreshing as it's not following the … [Read more...]

Three Important Analogies to Better Understand BJJ

Bjj Basics

Podcast [sc_embed_player fileurl="http://traffic.libsyn.com/bjjbrick/Epi204520Three20Analogies20to20Better20understanding20BJJ.mp3"] PRESS PLAY BjjBrick (metaphor) it’s important to have a few key techniques that you can perform at a high level. You need to have a well-rounded game, but having some great techniques will help you excel at BJJ.  … [Read more...]

MMA Gym Uses Sympathy Card to Take Your Money

Tell Tale Signs You're Training at a McDojo

Why is it so difficult to find a good place to train martial arts these days? Recently, I left a gym called Evolve Academy in Gaithersburg, MD.  The reason is that I didn't like their business practices.   The head instructor, Mike Moses, marketed his gym that made me think he had ulterior motives. I felt his motives were geared more for making … [Read more...]