What is Takemusu? Takemusu is an Aikido-derived term and concept that was developed by Aikido’s founder, Morihei Ueshiba. He referred to this as an aikidoka’s spontaneous generation of new techniques in reaction […]
Tim Martin is a military veteran with over 27 years of service. Tim has been studying the martial arts and various self defense methods since his childhood. Tim’s passion for the martial arts extends to sharing his training and experiences with others. It is his belief that the martial arts are a valuable vehicle for improving and developing oneself to reach their maximum potential. He sees it as a powerful, life-changing gift for all ages to teach empowerment, confidence, self defense, and overcoming adversity.
Master Carlos is a phenomenal teacher. I’ve had the opportunity to train with him in a seminar environment as well as at his home academy in Farmers Branch, TX during one of […]
“Jiu Jitsu is a mousetrap. The trap does not chase the mouse. But when the mouse grabs the cheese, the trap plays its role.” – Helio Gracie
I’ve had the opportunity to attend several of Relson Gracie’s seminars. He never disappoints with his mix of jiu jitsu and old-school stories. He is quite the personality, and I have enjoyed […]
Having trained with Rigan several times, I can attest to the fact that he is a wizard at Jiu Jitsu. He was a formidable competitor in his prime, and an all around […]
Some great points by Tom DeBlass on how to keep your half guard from being passed.
The most basic of half guard sweeps courtesy of Stephan Kesting.