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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Self-Defense

Krav Maga: When Brutality is Appropriate If I have to pick one program for self-defense, my first choice is probably Krav Maga, the Isreal Defense Forces’ brutal, anything-goes combat system. As martial arts go, Krav is likely the most martial and … Continue reading

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Guillotine Choke for Self-Defense Situations

We’ve looked at the guillotine choke in a couple of contexts, already. For purely BJJ situations, there’s the guillotine starting from front headlock position and starting from top half-guard. We even looked at the standing guillotine that Jon Jones used – … Continue reading

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