Month: August 2017

Principles of Martial Arts – Pre-emptive Striking for BJJ and Aikido

Andrew Raynor   Andrew Raynor Australia’s top Yoshinkan aikido instructor, Shihan Joe Thambu, 8th Dan, and Gracie jiu-jitsu Professor David Krstic, 3rd Degree Black-belt, compare each art’s approach to a combat principle that is widely used, but not usually associated with either art: striking pre-emptively before the aggressor can attack. While every martial art or […]

Principles of Martial Arts – Pre-emptive Striking for BJJ and Aikido

Andrew Raynor   Andrew Raynor Australia’s top Yoshinkan aikido instructor, Shihan Joe Thambu, 8th Dan, and Gracie jiu-jitsu Professor David Krstic, 3rd Degree Black-belt, compare each art’s approach to a combat principle that is widely used, but not usually associated with either art: striking pre-emptively before the aggressor can attack. While every martial art or […]

Yoga & its place in martial arts

Andrew Raynor   Andrew Raynor Yoga has become a go-to method of rehab for injured martial artists from many disciplines, including professional fight veterans such as ex-UFC champ Frank Shamrock and founder of DPP Yoga wrestler ‘Diamond’ Dallas Page. Yoga has become a go-to method of rehab for injured martial artists from many disciplines, including […]

Yoga & its place in martial arts

Andrew Raynor   Andrew Raynor Yoga has become a go-to method of rehab for injured martial artists from many disciplines, including professional fight veterans such as ex-UFC champ Frank Shamrock and founder of DPP Yoga wrestler ‘Diamond’ Dallas Page. Yoga has become a go-to method of rehab for injured martial artists from many disciplines, including […]