Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E08: Felix Macias, Jr. On the Oakland Jeet Kune Do School

In the early 1960’s Felix Macias Sr. began his rigorous martial arts and self defense training under the great Kung Fu Sifu, James Yimm Lee in Hayward, California. Mr. Macias, Sr. continued to train and study June Fan Gung Fu and Jeet Kune Do with James Lee and Bruce Lee in their famous JKD “Oakland … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E08: Felix Macias, Jr. On the Oakland Jeet Kune Do School

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Chinese Swords & Swordsmanship: Taking the On Guard Ready Stance

Chinese Swords forms start with the Jian, or a Dao, out of the scabbard held in the left hand. This at attention stance is a sort of half ready posture. From this position the weapon can be brought quickly into action. In the video we look at the technique men at arms employed to quickly … More Chinese Swords & Swordsmanship: Taking the On Guard Ready Stance

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E07: Scott M. Rodell On the Practice of Yang Family Taiji Quan and Jian Fa

  Scott M. Rodell has studied martial arts since the age of nine. He has dedicated the last four decades exclusively to study of Yang Family Taijiquan (T’ai Chi Ch’uan). Rodell spent many years traveling to find and study with the best teachers in this lineage to fulfill a person goal – renovating Yang Family … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E07: Scott M. Rodell On the Practice of Yang Family Taiji Quan and Jian Fa

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E06: Sifu Ed Monaghan On the Philosophy and Culture of Martial Arts

  May 15, 2020 Dr. Troy Schott, D.C. Sifu Ed has studied a variety of martial arts for over 40 years, holding a black belt or equivalent rank and instructor’s certification in Jeet Kune Do, Savate, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, Karate and Kung Fu. He has competed in numerous full-contact competitions, including full-contact karate, kickboxing, Savate, … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E06: Sifu Ed Monaghan On the Philosophy and Culture of Martial Arts

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E05: Nassem Raufi on the Natural Method of Chinese Martial Arts

April 27, 2020 Dr. Troy Schott, D.C. Martial arts teacher Nassem Raufi discovered his fascination with martial arts and martial arts as a child. So he started his way with the martial arts Judo and Tae-Kwon-Do and soon found his home in the Chinese martial arts, which are all too often summarized under the generic … More Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E05: Nassem Raufi on the Natural Method of Chinese Martial Arts

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E04: Neto Gomes on Training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio E03: Jason Tsou On Traditional Chinese Martial Arts

  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

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 2: Tim Cartmell On What It Means to Train 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

Modern Martial Arts and Health Radio Episode 1: An Introduction

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