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How to Defend Against a Gun Threat: Your Mind Is the Key

How to Defend Against a Gun Threat: Your Mind Is the Key

Listen up, martial artists! If you practice gun defense in the dojo and don’t take into consideration the OODA loop, you could be making a grave mistake.
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Endangered Species! How to Save the Martial Arts Film Industry

Endangered Species! How to Save the Martial Arts Film Industry

In the old days, martial artists starred in martial arts movies that were released in theaters. Nowadays, actors are coaxed through mostly forgettable fight scenes. That need not be the case!
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Dr. Laura on the Value of Martial Arts Training

Dr. Laura on the Value of Martial Arts Training

Fans of Dr. Laura Schlessinger know she often advises callers to sign up for martial arts lessons. In this exclusive interview, the hapkido and taekwondo stylist reveals why she’s such an advocate.
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Ancient Korean Swords and Sword Arts (Part 2)

Ancient Korean Swords and Sword Arts (Part 2)

Get up close with kumdo and haedong kumdo — as well as kuk sool won — in this photo-filled conclusion to Black Belt’s look at South Korea’s sword arts.
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Ancient Korean Swords and Sword Arts (Part 1)

Ancient Korean Swords and Sword Arts (Part 1)

Whether you’re a martial artist with plans to visit South Korea or just a history aficionado, this two-part post will help you help you understand the China/Korea/Japan connection. Photos galore!
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Pressure Points Video From the April/May 2015 Black Belt Cover Story on Kuk Sool Won

Pressure Points Video From the April/May 2015 Black Belt Cover Story on Kuk Sool Won

Grandmaster In Hyuk Suh in action! Watch the head of kuk sool won demo the self-defense techniques described in his cover story.
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The Martial Arts of Transporter: The Series — The Good and the Bad

The Martial Arts of Transporter: The Series — The Good and the Bad

The Transporter, starring Jason Statham, has spawned a TV show that features Chris Vance. Do the fights in the series match the fights in the Luc Besson films?
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