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5 Things the RBSD/Combatives Instructor Community Gets Wrong

1)Lack of pressure testing “Pressure testing” can be defined as conducting a live drill against a fully resisting opponent and getting data as to if/when/where/why/how a particular technique works against a fully resisting opponent. The instructors who are guilty of

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Article: Fundamentals Uber Alles

From http://www.iacombatives.com/2015/09/14/fundamentals-uber-alles/ There is a similar problem in the Martial Art/Self-defense world where being gear-centric is replaced with technique. The answer to a failure tends towards “give me another technique”.

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How do you eat an elephant?

Originally posted on Momentum On The Mat:
This is such a true statement.  That one little stripe makes you so very proud.  It was hard earned with sweat and perseverance.  In the grand scheme of jiu jitsu, this one small…

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Paul-E-Palooza 3 Recap: Managing Unknown Contacts with Craig Douglas (SouthNarc)

Craig Douglas teaching students what exactly is involved in a criminal assault.

Photos are courtesy of Dark Star Gear Immediately after part one of Cecil Burch’s Combative Applications of Chokes class, I stayed in the “Sand Pit” where the combatives courses of Paul-E-Palooza 3 were held to take Craig Douglas’ Managing Unknown

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Paul-E-Palooza 3 Recap: Chris Fry’s Small Knife Primer Class

One of the many awesome things about Paul-E-Palooza 3 was that Chris Fry ran this class on both days so that just about everybody attending the event had a chance to go. Chris is a beast and knows his stuff. I would not

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