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Opportunity Recognition

Opportunity Recognition – Having a good vocabulary in martial arts will enable you to recognize when a particular technique is appropriate. From the 2016 Dog Brothers East Coast Camp in State, College, PA.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Stick Fighting

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for Stick Fighting A Dog Brother’s Approach to Training Realistically in BJJ When I started Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu I had one goal: to successfully incorporate gi grappling into my stick fighting at Dog Brothers Gatherings.  I never enjoyed getting hit...

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Death From Above

Sample from the DBMA Stick Grappling: Guard – Anti-Guard 2 DVD Set. Punong Guro Marc “Crafty Dog” Denny demonstrates “Death From Above” punyo strikes to the head from guard.

DVD and Download versions available here: http://dogbrothersgear.com

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2016 DBMA Camp – Top Dog – The Caveman

The Caveman (Diagonal Forehand Strike)

You need to have power to be effective. Use the hourglass structure. This keeps the line of the strike tighter. Make sure your body mechanics are in alignment with gravity. The forehand power shot is almost vertical on this stroke.

Make your strengths stronger. Don’t diversify until your foundation is very strong. Remember, fighting is very dynamic. Things are changing all the time. You must constantly adapt.

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2015 Midwest DBMA Training Groups Highlights

In addition to our annual Midwest Get-Together, we had a strong showing at the Dog Brothers Open Gathering in Los Angeles where several Midwest DBMA practitioners were recognized as “Dogs.” We also hosted a “Beat The Crap Out Of Cancer” event and raised over $2,500 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Punong Guro Marc Denny traveled to the Midwest twice to teach seminars, and our regional groups continue to train hard.

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