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Savate: The French Manly Art of Self-Defense (Part 2)

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

In Part 2 of this classic Black Belt article from 1967, the founder of the French Federation of Karate and Associated Disciplines describes the techniques, training, power-generation methods, rank structure and competition rules used in savate.
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Posted in Savate.

Dr. Mark Cheng’s Top 10 Martial Arts for Self-Defense

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Almost every day at Black Belt, we’re asked the same question: “What’s the best martial art for self-defense?” To find out the answer, we asked Dr. Mark Cheng, an expert in Chinese medicine and martial arts.

“I chose the following arts because of my personal experience with them,” Dr. Mark Cheng says. “While I’m sure there
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Posted in Escrima, Hwa Rang Do, Jeet Kune Do, Martial Arts Basics, Muay Thai, Savate, Wing Chun.