Good vs bad trainers and coaches

Strength coach Mark Rippetoe is nothing if not boldly opinionated. That's part of what makes him so interesting to read and listen to. In this piece, he outlines the crucial differences between the machine-based training common in popular fitness centers…

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Want to improve your martial art? Pick up a kettlebell

In the most recent issue of USA Karate Magazine, my kettlebell mentor Zar Horton and I write about why kettlebells are the most economical, efficient, and effective tool for people training across the broad range of martial arts from MMA…

Bruce Lee on Self-Actualization and the Crucial Difference Between Pride and Self-Esteem | Brain Pickings

30Beautiful essay on the newly released writings and thoughts of martial arts icon Bruce Lee. There's a lot here worth reading and learning from. The thing I found most powerful? That to become the person you want to be, you…

What Physics Can Tell Us About Martial Arts | Inside Science

This is a very thoughtful and interesting peek into how physics apply to martial arts. I've added this young scientist's book to my Kindle reading list. A scientific approach can reveal much about combat sports, and football. The range of…