April 11, 2020 Dr. Troy Schott, D.C. Professor Neto Gomes is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt. He grew up in Brazil, training wrestling, moving into No-Gi BJJ, and then into Gi BJJ. If you wish to train Brazilian jiu jitsu under Professor Neto, he teaches at Paragon BJJ Academy in Aguora Hills, CA; and Hollywood BJJ in Hollywood, … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E04: Neto Gomes on Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
March 29, 2020 Dr. Troy Schott, D.C. Master Jason Tsou (鄒家驤) was born in Taiwan, Republic of China, in 1949. He began his martial arts studies more than 50 years ago when at the age of eleven he learned Mei Hwa Chang Quan (Plum Blossom Long Fist kung fu) from Grandmaster Wu Ti-Pang. This was his first exposure … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E03: Jason Tsou On Traditional Chinese Martial Arts
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html Tim Cartmell is a martial artist best known as an author and translator of martial arts books. He is an Eighth Degree Black Belt (Master) in Kung-Fu San Soo, spent 11 years in Taiwan and Mainland China training in the Chinese Internal Martial Arts, and a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He fought in … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 2: Tim Cartmell On What It Means to Train Martial Arts
Introduction episode I’m Dr. Troy Schott Began martial arts in 1994 with Young Olympians Karate A strong interest in Eastern philosophy and religion. Influenced by Bruce Lee, Kwai-Chang Caine and the Kung Fu series. Began studying Yang style Taijiquan with Steve Chevalier starting with the Cheng Man-Ching short form, and then the long form from … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 1: An Introduction
Recently, I had the opportunity to attend two different seminars on of Shuai Jiao or Chinese wrestling. The first was a Baoding style taught by James Lin, who’s father David Lin trained with Chang Dong Sheng. Chang was well-known for being one of the best fighters to come out of the Republican periods in China. … More Chinese Wrestling and The Internal Martial Arts: A Look at the Relationship to Shuai Jiao
There is a great deal of debate swirling in the Chinese Martial Arts Community about whether it is ethical to call out those in our community that would otherwise be considered frauds and fakes in any other community. For instance, among the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community, there are frauds that are called out from time … More Calling Out Frauds: Does It Go Against Wu De?