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Weapon Training

One of the 5 aspects of combat is weapons training.  When training in street effective combat arts.  Weapons training is an important aspect that should not be ignored. 
 
Unfortunately in today's society, a lot of people carry knives or some sort of piercing weapon.  At New York Martial Arts Academy we believe that the first thing a person should do when they see a knife is run.  But sometimes that is simply not an option.  This is why weapon training is important.
 
When running is not an option that is when your training becomes invaluable.  Here we teach weapon to weapon and empty hand to weapon.  In order for our student to not only understand the dangers of the weapon but to also be versed in the handling of said weapons. 

What is Basic Front Hand Education?

When reading Bruce Lee's notes it is clear that he was a firm believer in placing the strong side forward.  90% of our striking should be done with our strong hand and our strong leg.  The reasons are two fold.  First, because our...

Blocking, Evasion, Interception

When studying Jeet Kune Do, Defense is categorized as Blocking, Evasion and interception.   Blocking is just as the word implies, stopping and opponents strike with a body part that was not the opponents intended target.  Blocking is the...

Art, Science and Philosophy of Bruce Lee

Here at New York Martial Arts Academy we have always believed in teaching the Art, Science, and Philosophy of Bruce Lee.   The Art is what we do.  The Kicking, punching, trapping, grappling and understanding of the weapon in long, medium...

Women's Self Defense

In discussing martial arts programs tailored or directed towards women different names are generally used.  The most common one is cardio kickboxing.  Programs of this nature are offered at almost every gym.  What these classes...

Our New Blog

Welcome to NY Martial Arts Academy's new blog. Be sure to stay tuned for more postings!  
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