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Words of Wisdom From Jigoro Kano, Founder of Judo

Words of Wisdom From Jigoro Kano, Founder of Judo

As reported in the February 1971 issue of Black Belt, these words of wisdom come from judo founder Jigoro Kano.
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JCVD Joins Kickboxer Movie Reboot Starring Alain Moussi

JCVD Joins Kickboxer Movie Reboot Starring Alain Moussi

Jean-Claude Van Damme, star of the original 1989 Kickboxer, returns for the upcoming reboot of the classic martial arts movie. Learn whom he’s replacing, who else is on board and more!
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Brazilian Martial Arts Expert Pedro Carvalho’s BJJ Techniques: Passing the Guard to Full Mount

Brazilian Martial Arts Expert Pedro Carvalho’s BJJ Techniques: Passing the Guard to Full Mount

Pedro Carvalho has studied with Jacare Cavalcanti, Carlson Gracie, Sylvio Behring and Alvaro Barreto. And now, in this exclusive video, he shows YOU how to pass your opponent’s guard and move into the full mount.
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Combat-Hapkido Techniques Video: John Pellegrini Demonstrates Self-Defense Moves Against a Throat Grab

Combat-Hapkido Techniques Video: John Pellegrini Demonstrates Self-Defense Moves Against a Throat Grab

Black Belt Hall of Fame member John Pellegrini demonstrates combat hapkido techniques for stopping a choke in its tracks in this exclusive martial arts video!
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How to Carve a Thanksgiving Turkey With a Samurai Sword

How to Carve a Thanksgiving Turkey With a Samurai Sword

Are you getting adventurous today and thinking of carving the Thanksgiving turkey with a samurai sword? Let’s hope the turkey’s tender as can be this Thanksgiving so you don’t bend your blade cutting through it!
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Escrima Sticks Video: Vintage Footage of Remy Presas Demonstrating the Armbar

Escrima Sticks Video: Vintage Footage of Remy Presas Demonstrating the Armbar

This exclusive Modern Arnis DVD excerpt features vintage footage of the two-time Black Belt Hall of Fame inductee demonstrating how to submit an opponent with an armbar using escrima sticks.
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Haruo Matsuoka on Steven Seagal and Aikido’s History in America

Haruo Matsuoka on Steven Seagal and Aikido’s History in America

Black Belt contributing editor Dr. Mark Cheng explores the history of modern aikido relative to the martial paths of the respected Haruo Matsuoka and his former sensei, action star Steven Seagal.
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