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BLACK POWER MEDIA
Afrikan Martial Arts, Techniques, Survival & Preparedness Hacks and Commentary with Master Teacher Balogun Ojetade
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Warrior Class: What's (and who's) authentic in the African Martial Arts?
What are authentic African martial arts and who are authentic African martial artists? Those strictly concerned with self-defense? Those that improve confidence, mental strength, courage, tenacity, and work ethic? The ones that teach humility, compassion, integrity, kindness, respect? All of the above? None of the above? Is karate or kung-fu with techniques assigned Swahili or Yoruba terms authentic African martial arts? Are martial arts created from observing the drawings on Egyptian tombs, photos and films authentic? Is Capoeira Angola authentic African martial arts? What about Capoeira Regional? 52 Blocks? This episode of Warrior Class, the Instructors teach authentic African martial arts techniques, how to spot BS and expose fakers. Put on your thinking caps, drink some water, lace up your shoes and let's work!
Warrior Class: African Methods of Overcoming Fear and Worry
Fear can be crippling and cause procrastination, stagnation, submission, "Uncle Tomming" or worse. This episode of Warrior Class, the Instructors share techniques and simple hacks to overcome things that make you afraid or fill you with self-doubt. Come ready to sweat and put in work!
Warrior Class: How to survive The Purge!
It's happened... whether the poop has hit the fan and everything goes, including murder, armed agents of the state are running even more amok in your neighborhood than usual, or your home has been targeted for home invasion, do you have what it takes to survive a night of total mayhem? Or would you be toast within the first hour? This episode of Warrior Class, the Instructors will teach you how to move, fortify your home, and stay safe when Purgers come for you. You'd better watch this one... your life depends on it!
Warrior Class: From "Illiterate" Hands to "Dhoruba" Hands
Some people can throw hands. Others should throw away their hands. We can all improve our coordination, quickness, flow, and combat speed. This episode of #WarriorClass the Instructors are going to take you from being clumsy, uncoordinated, uncool, or weak-boned and get you flowing like a stream in no time with these simple, little known hacks. Get ready to become smarter, smoother, and more effective when using your hands to defend yourself and others.
Warrior Class: "WHAAAAAAAA!" Bruce Lee's Impact on Black Culture
From movies, to television to comic books, to even dance, Bruce Lee has had such a strong impact on the African community throughout the world, it is difficult to find five people under fifteen-years-of-age in any Black Community who have not heard of Bruce Lee even though he transitioned in 1973. In this episode of Warrior Class, the Instructors examine why the Bruce Lee-African community connection exists and what caused it, how Bruce Lee has impacted each of them and how Balogun went from Bruce Lee "hater" to Bruce Lee (almost) celebrator. What are YOUR thoughts and feeling about "The Little Dragon?" Tune in and sound off!
Warrior Class: Head Movement in Self Defense
Martial arts instructors will tell you to tuck your chin when faced with an attacker so you don't get knocked out if punched, but is that enough? Nope. Proper head movement can save your life in a violent encounter and this episode of Warrior Class the instructors will show you how to use your head to save your life and even defeat your attacker. Come ready to sweat and let's work!