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Meet James Yimm Lee: “The Man Who Helped Make Bruce Lee a Success”

Meet James Yimm Lee: “The Man Who Helped Make Bruce Lee a Success”

Get a glimpse at the life of kung fu, iron palm and jeet kune do instructor James Yimm Lee — friend, mentor and training partner of Bruce Lee.
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Samurai Weapons Video: Behind the Scenes of Masayuki Shimabukuro’s Advanced Samurai Swordsmanship 3-DVD Set

Samurai Weapons Video: Behind the Scenes of Masayuki Shimabukuro’s Advanced Samurai Swordsmanship 3-DVD Set

In this EXCLUSIVE video, we take you into the studio, behind the cameras, for a glimpse of a true sword master in action! This is some of the last footage of Masayuki Shimabukuro shot at Black Belt magazine — and perhaps anywhere.
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“Judo” Gene LeBell vs. Boxer Milo Savage: America’s First MMA Fight

“Judo” Gene LeBell vs. Boxer Milo Savage: America’s First MMA Fight

Decades before the first UFC, “Judo” Gene LeBell used a mix of martial arts skills against boxer Milo Savage. In this exclusive interview from our archives, the legendary grappler reveals how skill variety can be the secret to success!
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Booboo Stewart: Exclusive Footage of X-Men’s “Warpath” With Sister Fivel Stewart at Black Belt Magazine Photo Shoot

Booboo Stewart: Exclusive Footage of X-Men’s “Warpath” With Sister Fivel Stewart at Black Belt Magazine Photo Shoot

Booboo Stewart will be playing Warpath in the upcoming “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” but Black Belt snagged him before his casting for a photo shoot that was kept in the archives until now. Go behind the scenes and see him in action!
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Modern Army Combatives Video: Matt Larsen Shows You Self-Defense Moves Against a Knife Attack

Modern Army Combatives Video: Matt Larsen Shows You Self-Defense Moves Against a Knife Attack

How do U.S. Army soldiers handle opponents armed with knives? Their top combatives expert (who just happened to write their modern hand-to-hand combat manual) shows you three methods he’s taught them.
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Ninja History 101: Ninjutsu Training

Ninja History 101: Ninjutsu Training

Masaaki Hatsumi, one of Japan’s few remaining ninja practitioners, describes the ninja of old as the perfect all-around athletes of their day. Learn about the intense regimen that produced such well-rounded warriors.
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Michael Janich H2HC Video: Self-Defense Moves Against a Knife Attack

Michael Janich H2HC Video: Self-Defense Moves Against a Knife Attack

“One of the toughest things you’re going to run into is going empty-hand against a knife,” knife-fighting and H2HC expert Michael Janich says in this exclusive video showing you how to handle such a high-risk situation.
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