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Martial Arts Intelligence

Hi All,

Today I’m bringing you something a little bit different that will be a game changer for anyone that wants to prevent injury and give their body exactly what it needs to perform.

I have worked with Donnie Abel for years conducting seminars in North Carolina (you’ll know him from some of my YouTube videos i.e. https://youtu.be/QTylEbWOjlY).

Donnie, together with his wife Patti, own Abel Wellness, a health and wellness studio specializing in pain free movement, martial arts,and Pilates. 

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Cobra Kai

Jamie Clubb reviews “Cobra Kai”. I enjoyed the series way more than I thought I would and Jamie’s review is bang on:

https://www.bullshido.net/old-school-karate-cobra-kai-has-its-fangs-examined/

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Escaping Groups: Showcasing the App

Hi All,

Here is the video I recently put together to show where the new “pre-emption in group scenarios” videos can be found.

All the best,

Iain

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Active Self Protection YouTube Channel

As the below recommendation features footage of real violence, I believe this warrants a content warning. I haven't seen this posted here before. At some point (I think in the last few years) "Active Self Protection" has exploded into a whole business, with a website shop, Facebook page, the works. I wanted to share the YouTube channel because the Facebook group can get exceptionally political, and as many folks here are in the UK and elsewhere with stricter gun laws, those types of discussions might be less than pertinent.

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Iain Abernethy's picture

When Parents Arent Around: A Young Persons Guide to Real Self-Protection

"When Parents Arent Around: A Young Person’s Guide to Real Self-Protection" by Jamie Clubb

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Becoming a supple leopard- Dr. Kelly Starrett

Hi all

Not strictly karate book, but a great help with mobility and injury prevention.  For me it was a best buy, fantastic book by Dr. Kelly Starrett.

More about the book:

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Hit Harder, Be Stronger by Kris Wilder

Hit Harder, Be Stronger

Almost 20 minutes of video instruction and a 50+ page manual = a 7-week program for you to internalize and generate more power.

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Iain Abernethy's picture

Karate Science: Dynamic Movement

My Review:

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Karate and Self Defence by John Titchen

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The Study of Karate Techniques by Morinobu Itoman (1934)

Hi All,

I’m currently rereading “The Study of Karate Techniques” by Morinobu Itoman (1934). It’s great book that all pragmatic karateka are sure to enjoy. The book includes discussions on throwing, choking, pins, improvised weapons, “cheating”, verbal deception, pre-emption, etc.

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