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Research, Your Best MKF learning Resource!


Have you ever set out to search online searching for training resources in subjects such as warrior arts , street combat, self defense, martial arts.

Info and Reference – Have fun looking at how the world around us  and find martial arts. you can search the internet for martial arts related items or for anything else of interest.

Devin Willis’s Proven Research Resources That,  produce positive results !

Other places to places to check are the following: Willis Modern Combative Arts , Douglas Hess’s Martial Arts search engine and


July 13, 2008 Posted by | Defensive Tactics, devin willis, MKF Take downs and Throws, Modern Kung Fu Swicki, systems used, Uncategorized | , | 1 Comment

Modern Kung Fu Defense: Choke

  If You W ere being Choked What would  you do? 

In a grappling situation , What you want to do first is to relieve pressure by pulling his right forearm downward and getting your chin tucked in a bit. (As much as you can tuck your chin, the better as it will relieve pressure)

Roll on your back (your stomach should facing the sky/ceiling and your opponent is on his/her back.

Next once you have relieved pressure (or a lot of it and your chin is tucked in, with your right hand, try to pull his LEFT forearm (preferable the wrist) away from your head. (You dont want that arm wrapped around your head) While you tuck your chin in more to the point where its hard for him to choke you.

Now use TWO of your hands to pull that left arm away from your head (Pull it as it was a lever, as you will). It is impossible for him to choke you now with one arm and your chin tucked although it will be uncomfortable. While you are pulling his left arm away from your head, keep moving your head to the left side to the ground then your shoulders.

Note -raise yourself up on the balls of your feet and twist your hip one way, creating space, then suddenly the opposite way, which will give you the opportunity to twist your body round to meet your opponent – you are now in the guard.

While you are moving your head/shoulders away from him, move your hips away too (towards the left side) and now put your hands on his
hips and push him away from you. By moving your knees up and pushing him away will help too and will prevent him from doing a mount on you.

Rear Naked ChokeFinishing Moves Basic Ground Fighting Techniques

How to Escape From a Rear Naked Choke |

Rear naked Choke Escape from Ground From: Submissions101

Standing Rear Choke Escape From: Submissions101

October 14, 2007 Posted by | Defensive Tactics, devin willis | , , | Leave a comment

Defensive Tactics and Modern Kung Fu

Devin Willis taught Security and protection agents, how to survive if they had to defend themselves. I was there during his classes, most of the time being there “dummy”. Below are a very basic thought process of Devin. .

There is a difference between martial arts and Defensive Tactics- do not get me wrong , I love them both and think both have uses. Let me share my humble opinion.

Defensive Tactics– Must Emphasize speed, simplicity and effectiveness. can not take years to perfect.It MUST focus is on real world self-defense (real cases of violence against agents or officers) empty-hand tactics, striking tactics, handcuffing, baton tactics, Person searches, falling and ground tactics, edged weapon , Tear gas tactics, handgun retention or handgun disarming, armed attacks etc

Some exampes are located at – Defensive tactics courses

Certified Defensive Tactics Courses Modern Warrior

Martial Arts- Which I love as well;0) but takes time to learn and practice, most of us while practicing M.A do not worry about a handgun being strapped to our hip or ankle.

We do not worry about rolling around on the ground with a guy hyped on drugs reaching for the gun. While trying to punch you in the face.

With that said I do think after years of study and working out in the field you will learn quickly what will work and what will not and become effective at protecting yourself.

Please refer to:

Use of Force Tactics and No lethal Weapons, paper published by Americans for Effective in Law Enforcement, in 1988.

Non-lethal Weapons: A Survey of Officers, published by Defensive Tactics Newsletter in Lakeland, FL: ISC Division of Wellness, in April 1993, vol. II, number 4;

The sad truth  officers and protection agents must pay out of their own pocket to get great training. Most departments/clients do not have it in the budget.
This is Based on recording and notes  from Devin Willis 1991 class and a fourm notes  he had had posted

May 29, 2007 Posted by | Defensive Tactics, devin willis | , | 2 Comments