Counter to the MMA Straightblast!

[sd_video id=”P41um_PBwTI” type=”youtube”] A few weeks I posted a blog on the Barao and Dillishaw fight…basically all the cool things I learned from this fight. In that post I discussed the MMA straightblast and how it was effective in the Vitor Belfort and Vanderlai Silva fight, and how certain elements of it can be seen in the Barao / Dillishaw …

Cool Things I Learned from Barao vs Dillishaw at UFC 173

The only fight I really watched at UFC 173 was the Barao versus Dillishaw fight. Both of these fighters are extremely talented and have a lot of experience; I was definitely excited to see this match. Wow, I was impressed how Dillishaw defeated Barao. http://youtu.be/pQ_7hQ7Y4a0 The fight got me really excited because it made me recall a lot of great …

How to Learn Martial Arts: Dan Inosanto’s lessons live on

It’s only been a few weeks since Guro Dan Inosanto’s seminar at Kombat Arts and I’ve already forgotten most of what he taught. That’s one of the charms of an Inosanto seminar; the info comes swiftly, quickly, and in volumes. It’s an approach, though, that JKD students can understand. After decades of diving into a multitude of martial arts, mastering …