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Leading Firearms Instructor Louis Awerbuck on Every Fighter’s Final Weapon: The Brain

Leading Firearms Instructor Louis Awerbuck on Every Fighter’s Final Weapon: The Brain

In 2010, the editor of Black Belt encountered top-tier firearms instructor Louis Awerbuck at a Bruce Lee Foundation event. Their conversation led to this insightful article!
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2014 Black Belt Hall of Fame Nominations: Vote Today!

2014 Black Belt Hall of Fame Nominations: Vote Today!

The nominations for the 2014 Black Belt Hall of Fame are now open. Use our convenient online form to submit your selections in a variety of categories, including Man of the Year, Instructor of the Year and many others!
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Hapkido Techniques vs. Front Kicks From Multiple Ranges

Hapkido Techniques vs. Front Kicks From Multiple Ranges

The front kick might just be the most common kick in the world, so not knowing how to counter it leaves you extremely vulnerable. Han Woong Kim helps remedy this problem in these exclusive videos!
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Samurai Training: Toshishiro Obata and the Five Rings of Shinkendo Japanese Swordsmanship

Samurai Training: Toshishiro Obata and the Five Rings of Shinkendo Japanese Swordsmanship

Japanese swordsmanship master Toshishiro Obata founded his art of shinkendo in response to the incompleteness he found in other samurai training. Learn how he set out to develop his own art rather than change those already in existence.
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“Mack” on Movements, Weapons and Targets in Combat

“Mack” on Movements, Weapons and Targets in Combat

In this exclusive video, Richard “Mack” Machowicz discusses and demonstrates targeting principles during an outdoor photo shoot for Black Belt magazine!
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La Canne: Savate’s Walking-Stick Weapon Art

La Canne: Savate’s Walking-Stick Weapon Art

The French developed the walking stick into a formidable self-defense tool that became known as la canne. Learn how it was adopted into traditional savate training in the 1800s and has remained part of the kicking art ever since!
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Korean Martial Arts Video: Behind the Scenes of Hwa Rang Do Grandmaster Taejoon Lee’s Cover Shoot for Black Belt Magazine

Korean Martial Arts Video: Behind the Scenes of Hwa Rang Do Grandmaster Taejoon Lee’s Cover Shoot for Black Belt Magazine

Go behind the scenes of the upcoming August/September 2014 issue of Black Belt and watch hwa rang do grandmaster Taejoon Lee demonstrate an array of impressive moves!
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