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We like: Scott Sonnon – How we suppress genius and create learning disability

This very inspirational call for a more liberal approach to learning disabilities comes from none other than the famous Scott Sonnon. We most probably shared some of his videos before – he has lots of good stuff on strength training … Continue reading

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We laugh: Russian One-Armed Fighter

He should write a book on “how to take someone down, while not giving up smoking”. But joke aside, he actually has some nice technique. Share this: Tweet Share on Tumblr 手持身份证购买 手持照购买 Share this: Tweet Share on Tumblr 手持照 手持照购买 Share … Continue reading

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We laugh: Kung Fu Bad People – Episode 1

This one is just hilarious! “I’m only 28 years of age, but I have over 40 years of fighting experience” His method to “kung fu bad people” is simple and clear. Especially the part where you “wait”. [Thanks Marcus for … Continue reading

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We like: Crazy Elbows Muay Thai Fight

What starts as a pretty regular underage(?) Muai Thai fight ends in a crazy elbow extravaganza at about 5:10 in the clip below. Especially the guy in red gets really pumped up suddenly. If you’ve ever been hit by an elbow in the face, you’ll know that these are not some random school boys hitting each other. Enjoy! Continue reading

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We like: Liu Family Plum Blossom Mantis Boxing 刘家梅花螳螂拳

Enjoy this short clip of old traditional mantis boxing of the Jiang Hualong line, including lots of gems. From the description: Ilya Profatilov has been researching and documenting this rarely seen style of mantis boxing, which preserves the early teachings … Continue reading

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We laugh: Why the mantis shrimp is my favorite animal

The Oatmeal recently published this awesome, informative, and funny piece on the mantis shrimp. Check it out, it’s definitely one of the greatest mantids! Continue reading

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We laugh: Care For a Spot of Tea?

When you opponent doesn’t get fxdd the arm bar right…care for some tea? [via ]   Share this:

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We laugh: Tie Chi

If you have ever wondered how to bind a tie, look no further than this step by step instruction of tie binding according to the ancient art of Tie Chi. Continue reading

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We laugh: Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu-Jitsu Guy

You know a sport has gotten popular when Internet memes start popping up around it. As is the case with BJJ, having ridiculously photogenic Clark Gracie looking all relaxed and more like a shampoo advertisement model than in a fight. There’s even a quite long Reddit thread about him, featuring more pictures, including a great GIF of him smiling and winking while choking his opponent unconscious. Continue reading

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We laugh: Bottles beware!

Look at this guy smashing (or slicing) 81 water bottles with his axe and katana managing to stay really serious the whole time. From the comments:
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