Here at Defensive Planet, I’m big on self defense. I believe that martial arts practice is a vital part of that, and that everyone should have access to self defense training. In this second installment of my Charity Spotlight series, I’m going to feature Aim High Academy of Martial arts, a non-profit martial arts training center out of Beaverton, OR. …
Have you ever injured your knuckles while punching a punching bag or while boxing? Don’t worry. It happens to everyone who’s into boxing, kickboxing, or other martial arts at some point. However, there are a few things that you can do to protect your knuckles while boxing in the future. This article will give you some quick tips on what …
So you want to start training in martial arts? Take our short quiz to figure out the best martial art for you to learn!
Choosing the perfect rolling mats for BJJ training at home can be difficult. In this buyer’s guide, I break down what mats to choose and why.
For shorter people, one of their biggest fears is being attacked by a bigger person. In this post, we’ll look at 3 tips for surviving an attack.
There’s an ongoing debate about which type of knife blade is better – serrated or plain edge. In this post, I attempt to break down both sides and come up with an answer.
One of the most popular self defense tools is a pocket knife. They’re convenient, easy to carry, and quite effective with the right training. Check out my post for more info on things to think about before carrying your knife for self defense purposes.
As you get older, your ability to do intense martial arts declines. Because of this, I’ve put together a list of a few great martial arts that work well for any age, but particularly for older men.
Police officers around the world train in a variety of martial arts to do their job effectively while protecting themselves. Here’s my picks for the best self defense martial arts for police to train.
Knowing a good martial art is a vital skill for any person. If you’re a beginner, you want to choose something that will be effective AND fun. Check out my top picks in this post!
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