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How Pressure Points Can Make You a Better Martial Artist

If you’re just starting out as a martial artist, the idea of pressure points may be completely new to you. It wasn’t until I worked with another taekwondo instructor in Sterling, Colorado that I started learning about the value of pressure points and how to use them as part of a sparring or self defense […]

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Stop Physical Bullying Using Self-Defense Pressure Points and Soft Spots

Bullying is a complex problem especially when it happens during school. Children are terrorized and have no escape (they can’t quit school, after all).  Often, if a child attempts to defend themselves, they get caught and punished for their efforts. And really, what are teachers and principals supposed to do? Bullying could easily escalate into […]

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