Fighting Spirit: When Tables Turn On the Bully

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This is the world we’re giving you, kids. A world in which one or more people will video what’s happening instead of helping.

Blood Lessons: Stepping Into the Ring and Pushing Back Against Life

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Martial artist, coach, and award-winning war correspondent, Shawn Rhodes shares what he’s learned from his years on the mat.

The Sound It Makes When It Takes A Man’s Life

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Award-winning war correspondent Shawn Rhodes shares what warriors taught him about men, fear and freedom.

Minnesota Kickboxer Pens His First Children’s Book

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Professional fighters have short career spans, and many struggle to find the next chapter of their lives. Kickboxer Ricky Lee found his through writing a children’s book inspired by his relationship to his granddaughter.

The Birth of Fighters Against Child Abuse – Australia

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Adam Washbourne on how he used the rising sport of mixed martial arts to create a truly unique child abuse awareness campaign.

Hitting My Son

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David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.

Facing the Fiercest Opponent

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Scott Sonnon knows what is involved in taking a hit. And in preparing for his Tedx Talk he faced the hardest one of all.

My Wife Is a Fighter: A Husband’s Perspective on Woman’s Boxing

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Gary Lai is married to Jill Morley of Fight Like a Girl fame. And the question he gets asked all the time is, “What do you think when your wife gets hit in the face.”

The Art of the Ageless Athlete

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Wolfgang Brolley on old dogs, new tricks and… Perfection or Reinvention?

Martial Arts & Rehab: What Moves Together Grooves Together

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Neuroscience and martial arts in action.

What I Learned From a Dying Man and His Wife

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To Cameron Conaway “being present” is a matter of life and death.

Dad’s Defense: Facing the Dangers

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Vincent Daly had a scary encounter while out with his family, and now he has a plan for safety in the face of danger.

My Therapist: A Profile

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My therapist is a problem-solver. He doesn’t just sit there like, “How did you feel about that?” and “Hmm…” and “Yeah, go on…” while scribbling notes.

Man-to-Man with Mixed Martial Artist Kenny Florian

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Cameron Conaway interviews one of his personal inspirations, retired UFC fighter Kenny Florian.

Mashpiah: Assume for Yourself a Master

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On the intersection of Orthodox Judaism and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Legacy: A Grandfather’s Gift to a Grandson He Never Met

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Phillip Le connected with his grandfather through stories, technology, and gung fu. And he is ever grateful for that rich inheritance.