Shaka Zulu

Shaka Zulu the Greatest Warrior in African History

Shaka ka Senzangakhona, also known as Shaka Zulu, is arguably the most famous African warrior in history. His remarkable life is a testament to the resilient Spirit of the Warrior, overcoming so many odds to become the most successful King of the Zulu Empire.  His reign lasted from 1816 to 1828 where he was responsible for uniting the Nguni people into the Zulu Kingdom.  This resulted in the unprecedented expansion of the Zulu nation, making the Zulus one of the most powerful and feared tribes in all of Africa.

Qi or Ki or Chi

What is Chi?

Chi, also referred to as Ki or Qi or Prana, is often seen as a mystical force that gives one supernatural power.  This idea has been brought to life by anime like the popular Dragon Ball franchise.  The concept has also been abused by a variety of “Martial Arts masters” to attract and exploit gullible followers.

Speed and Timing for Fighting

4 Strategies to Improve your Speed and Timing

An effective striker is one who has incredible distance management, speed, and timing.  It is of little use to execute a perfect punch or kick if you are too far away from your opponent.  To land your strikes, you need to be able to close the distance between yourself and your opponent.  However, speed is not the only factor that will help you land your attack. While it is great to be quick, it is not essential.

BJJ Mount Escape

3 Ways to Escape the Mount Position in BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling Martial Art where the main goal is to acquire a submission by applying pressure on different parts of your opponent’s body. Three of the most common ways to use pressure techniques are chokes, holds and locks.