Combat Science Blog

Think You Can Defeat An Edge Weapon?

April 23rd, 2015 by admin

Some people have mentioned to me that they want to learn how to defend against a person with a knife, but they don’t want to learn how to fight with a knife because they don’t want to kill anybody nor go to jail. This is their words not mine. I don’t want to kill anybody […]

The UFC: MMA vs. Combat Jiu-Jitsu

January 11th, 2015 by admin

My name is Kevin. I’ve been competing in amateur MMA matches for a while now. I saw some of your videos. How come I’ve never seen your system of jiu-jitsu in matches? How would it hold up in the UFC? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hi Kevin, Well, ok, that is a great question you asked. Why we don’t […]

Why do you focus so much on learning to move one’s center? What’s the purpose? And also what training drills should I be doing to quickly locate my center? – Jared __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hi Jared, First off we have two meanings when we use that word “center” for self defense purposes. One is the core of […]

What’s the importance of training slowly? Why do you make such a big deal of this with your self-defense system? In MMA, boxing, and wrestling everyone trains and moves very fast when fighting. Daniel __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Thank you for your question, Daniel. This is a really important self-defense question. I get asked this a lot by […]

“Grandmaster Freedman, it seems hard to believe that one could learn how to defend themselves against multiple assailants. Is that really possible? How does one even begin to learn how to do that? Most people have a hard enough time trying to learn how to defend against one attacker. Thank you for your time.” – […]

Self-Defense: The Secret Of Peripheral Vision

February 6th, 2014 by admin

Why do you teach your students to use peripheral vision? Thanks, Irusha. This is probably one of the most important questions that any one could have asked me — “why is peripheral vision important?” Well from my own personal experience over the years of training in many forms of different fighting methods (martial arts / […]

Self-Defense: What Is Combat Jiu-Jitsu?

January 8th, 2014 by admin

Hi Grandmaster Freedman, my friend wanted to know what is combat jiu-jistu and so I wanted to get your thoughts on this. Thanks, Irusha. Wow, what a cup of tea this question is. Before we begin our journey on tea tasting we must first empty out our tea cups to the last drop. We do […]

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