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Tag Archives: John Machado

Pencak Silat Expert Gets MMA Smackdown, Regroups, Comes Back Even Stronger With His Martial Art!

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Can exposure to MMA lead to practical updates to a traditional martial art? Can it make a martial artist more capable of defending himself? Burton Richardson says the answer to both questions is yes!
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Posted in Pentjak Silat.

Israeli Self-Defense: The Genesis of Kapap Techniques and Their Application Against Attackers (Part 1)

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Kapap Combat Concepts book/DVD co-author Avi Nardia details how kapap techniques were culled from multiple sources and codified into an effective Israeli self-defense system.
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Posted in Close Quarters Combat.

Israeli Martial Arts: Avi Nardia and John Machado Demonstrate the Intersection of BJJ Techniques and Kapap Self-Defense Moves

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

In this exclusive video, kapap expert Avi Nardia and Brazilian jiu-jitsu master John Machado demonstrate the intersection of kapap’s “relative position” concept, Brazilian jiu-jitsu ground movements and CQC with firearms!
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Posted in Close Quarters Combat.