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Self Defense & Street Fighting Techniques

Welcome to Street Martial Arts. This website is dedicated to bringing you the best articles and information on effective and realistic self defense and street fighting techniques as well as our recommended self defense videos.

Exposing the Reality

Much of what is being taught today in martial arts schools, seminars and videos, just won't work on the street!

Our goal is to expose the truth about real self defense.

self defense & street fighting techniques

Who are we?

The chief editor of the is website is Shihan Michael Pace. Shihan Pace has been training and teaching the martial arts for over 40 years. He continues to run his martial arts school full time and personally teaches five days a week. His videos on self defense and street fighting techniques have been enjoyed by thousands.

Mr. Pace has had a broad background in a number of different styles and disciplines but his main course of study has been Okinawan karate. His methods of self defense and street figting techniquesself defense however are not the traditional or ordinary. About fifteen years ago he discovered that most traditional training would not be effective while under the duress of a real attack. He realized that for self defense to be effective on the street that the inevitable adrenal rush and all it's effects had to be addressed.

Self Defense and Street Fighting Articles and Information

This website is loaded with articles and information designed to help you understand the truths and myths of real self defense.

Thank you for visiting. Don't forget to bookmark this site as we will continue to update and add more articles and information on a regular basis.

Using Weapons for Self Defense

Occasionally one of my students will ask me what I think about using weapon for self defense. They are not talking about guns or even knives but the more common things like pepper sprays, key batons, mace, etc.

Inherently there are a few problems with these type of weapons. First, you have to have... continue reading

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Self Defense & The Adrenal Rush

The number one factor in effective self defense is dealing with the adrenal rush which is the natural result of aggression.

This 'adrenaline dump' as we call it, can have devastating effects on our minds and body.... continue reading.

Karate, Aikido and Tae Kwon Do

The truth is much of what is taught in most traditional styles of self defense & street fighting technquesmartial arts, just won't work on the street!

Self defense training and street fighting techniques should be much simpler and more direct than what is taught in most dojos and dojangs. .....continue reading.

What is wrong with most self defense and street fighting techniques videos?

Choosing a good self defense or street fighting techniques video can be very confusing and frustrating.

They all claim to have to best system and teach the most devastating techniques. Since most of us can't afford to buy them all, what do we do? ...continue reading.

Self Defense Myth...

Most street fights go to the ground!

It has been said (mostly by those who are promoting grappling systems and videos) that most street fights go to the ground. But what is the basis for these supposed facts?

I don't know about you but most street fights, including bar fights and even road rage fights I have seen are over in about ten or fifteen seconds. Usually the person who lands the first good shot and follows up with several more, is the winner.

Sure they might end up in a standing clinch or there may be some grabbing and some other crude techniques, but for the most part these things are settled pretty quickly...continue reading.

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