Editor’s Note:  This piece of expert content was contributed by longtime mixed martial arts competitor and coach certified by the International MMA Federation, Miguel Antonio Ordoñez. – GDM


We previously did a piece on the ineffectiveness of martial arts techniques in a street fight. The article pointed out some harsh realities of such a scenario, including the external factors that can quickly turn the situation from bad to worse. 

We continue to advocate against violence and stand by our initial stance against engaging in any form of combat outside of a controlled environment like a gym. But that doesn’t mean that these techniques won’t work AT ALL.