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Fighting Techniques for Self-Defense, Street Fighting and Martial Arts

Watch Fighting Technique Videos to learn the fight techniques, moves and skills for Self-Defense, Martial Arts and Street Fighting

Fighting Techniques used for Self-Defense or Violent Street Fighting Situations are essential for your ability for knowing how to fight, how to defend yourself and how to protect your loved ones.

There are many types of fighting techniques - but they mostly span from martial arts. Modern martial arts or modern reality-based combatives systems are comprised of a variety of fighting techniques that have been found in martial arts programs for centuries.

Until the last 20 years or so, you are no seeming many fight systems employ a variety of fighting techniques from other martial arts systems.

Below you'll find a list of fighting technique videos from a variety of reality-based self-defense systems or martial arts fighting styles that are effective for modern self-defense.

You'll also find a list of fighting moves including striking techniques, throws and takedowns, joint locks, kicks, chokes and fighting techniques with weapons.

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Self-Defense Techniques

These Self-defense fighting techniques are comprised of techniques taught in combative based or reality based self-defense systems. These fighting moves are typically used for military hand to hand combat or personal protection based training.

Self-Defense Wing Chun Techniques

Great elbow techniques for realistic wing chun self defense.

Hammer Fist Striking Concepts with Weapon

Use Hammers fists in a reality-based self-defense situation with or without an improvised weapon such as a palm stick, blunt object or a flash-light for self-defense.

Bas Rutten – Bar Fighting Self-Defense Techniques

Bas Rutten – MMA Fighting Legend and all around BAD-ASS shows some of his bar fighting “techniques” that he’s used in the clubs for years. Now… to us, it just looks like Bas is making it up as he goes along, but that’s fine!  He’s just a bad-ass fighter who knows how to seriously kick…

Silat throws and Take downs

Silat Suffian Takedowns and throws for self-defense and sport comat

Wing Chun Elbow and Punch Techniques

Wing Chun Master Wong Demonstrates how to do a Wing Chun Elbow and Punch Technique combination to the ribs and body.

Boxing Techniques and Muay Thai Techniques

Boxers and Muay Thai fighters argueably have the best striking techniques for fighting. They are typically sport related fight moves, but these techniques can be used for any type of fight - whether it's in the ring or in a street fight.

How to Catch a Kick in Muay Thai Kickboxing / MMA

In this Muay Thai Technique Video you will learn how to catch a Muay Thai Kick and then follow-up with your own strikes.  This Muay Thai technique is also used a lot in MMA Fights and an effective MMA / UFC Technique.

Muay Thai Clinch Technique – Knees and Thai Kick

The Muay Thai Clinch is one of the most devestating positions to deliver powerful knee strikes, elbows and other thai boxing techniques.  But – exiting from the Muay Thai Clinch can be dangerous if you do not strike while you disengage.  In this video, you will learn a simple, but effective thai clinch technique that…

Wanderlei Silva – Knee the Face From the Muay Thai Clinch

Wanderlei Silva shows you how to knee the face from the Muay Thai clinch.  Wanderlei has used this Muay Thai technique in countless times in UFC Fights and MMA Fights.  This simple and effective MMA technique / Muay Thai technique is a “fight ender” and can be used in MMA Fights, Street Fights and Muay…

Muay Thai Grappling Technique from Thai Clinch

Learn how to grapple and take your opponent down from the Muay Thai Clinch.  This MMA and Muay Thai Technique by Mark Castagnini is especially effective for MMA fighting, Muay Thai fights and self-defense situations / street fighting.

MMA Technique: Foot Sweeps

Muay Thai Instructor Greg Nelson shows you how to use foot sweeps for MMA Fighting, Muay Thai and Submission Wrestling.  The footsweep is a simple, yet highly effective muay thai technique for taking your opponent to the ground while you stay ready to fight.

Jiu-Jitsu Techniques and Grappling Techniques

Jiu-Jitsu techniques are essential for learning how to fight on the ground. You don't need to be a jiu-jitsu black belt to learn and use these techniques. If you are looking for self-defense techniques or street fighting techniques - the jiu-jitsu moves you need to know are the ones that are going to get back to your feet.

Half Guard Escape Against Heavy Opponent

A great Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Half Guard escape against a heavy opponent.  This is a great BJJ technique when your opponent is bigger and stronger, and you are flat on your back in Half Guard.

Side Control escape with Sean Roberts

Sean Roberts shows a very sneaky way to escape the side control position.

Jiu-Jitsu Kimura Takedown Techniques

Learn how to take your opponent down by using the Kimura Takedown and switch to the armbar.  BJJ Master Ricardo Cavalcanti shows you how to set up a kimura from a takedown, with the option to transition to an armbar.

BJJ Submission Techniques – Kimura Attacks from Guard / Side Control

BJJ Master Ricardo Cavalcanti shows several ways to set up a kimura from the guard and side control.

The Street Guard: Self-Defense Jiu-JItsu

Stephan Kesting shows you how to use the BJJ or Jiu-Jitsu Guard for Self-Defense and Real Street Fighting encounters.

Jeet Kune Do Techniques / Bruce Lee Moves

Jeet Kune Do was invented by Bruce Lee. The techniques in Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do are from many different martial arts, such as Wing Chun, Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Kickboxing, Fencing and more. Jeet Kune Do techniques are primarily used for street fighting or self-defense - though there are some MMA fighters who are well trained in Jeet Kune Do.

Jeet Kune Do Headbutt Technique

Headbutting technique series by Jeet Kune Do Instructor: Paul Vunak

Round Kick Muay Thai Technique

Learn how to do a Right Round Kick in Muay Thai in this free martial arts lesson video from a Kung Fu Master.

Yori Nakamura Jeet Kune Do & Shooto

Yorinaga Nakamura – Jeet Kune Do & Shooto Techniques

Advanced Jeet Kune Do Martial Arts : Fast Interception Technique: Jeet Kune Do

Learn a Fast strike Interception technique for Jeet Kune Do in this free martial arts training video.

Advanced Jeet Kune Do Martial Arts : Combination Trap: Jeet Kune Do Techniques

Learn how to do the Combination Trap in Jeet Kune Do in this free martial arts training video.

Krav Maga Techniques

Krav Maga is an Isralei Martial Art that is taught to their military. It is a true combative fighting style that uses a variety of martial arts techniques from other fighting styles - including boxing, muay thai, jiu-jitsu, filipion martial arts, and others.

How to Counter a Baseball Bat Attack – Street Krav Maga

Street Krav Maga II series, military veteran and former low enforcement officer Branimir Tudjan completes his weapon threat survival tactics training by demonstrating how to defend against another infamous weapon, the stick or club or baseball bat. Tudjan’s combat mindset and defensive tactics prepares you to fight back a stick, bat, or any improvised weapon…

Top 10 Ways to Learn to Fight Solo

Top 10 Ways to Learn to Fight Solo Let’s face it – it’s always best to practice fighting with a partner, especially for grappling-based or combat-based fighting. But sometimes you need or have to train alone. Perhaps you live far from your coach and training partners, or maybe you want to fine-tune specific skills or…

How to Survive a Knife Attack in Krav Maga

This Krav Maga Knife Technique shows you how to defend and survive and a front stab attack.  This is the most common attack you’ll see in a real knife self-defense situation.

Best Self Defense Technique in a Fight

If you are under pressure, there are ways to survive without taking any chances. Learn how to stop an attack using these simple but effective techniques in a hand to hand combat or survival situation.

Full Contact Krav Maga

Krav Maga Self-Defense Demonstration for the Israeli Full Contact Krav Maga fighting method.