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Why People Don't Take Martial Arts Seriously

There are a lot of garbage techniques in the martial arts, often so obvious that someone with little or no training can recognize them as such. Yet some schools latch on to them, even attach some mysticism to them, and continue to teach these techniques as if they’d really work.

In the following video, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor Stephan Kesting of Grapplearts shows us two of his favorite ridiculous techniques:

I get a laugh out of these myself, but at the same time I hate to see them because they make martial arts in general look bad.

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Mike Oliveri is a writer, martial artist, cigar aficionado, motorcyclist, and family man, but not necessarily in that order. He is currently hard at work on the werewolf noir series The Pack for Evileye Books.