Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Grappling moves against a ground fighter in a street fight requires a technique that defeats the mixed martial arts mindset. ...
This grappling takedown move leaves a mixed martial artist wide open for this tactic.
Tags:How to Defend Against Double Leg Takedown,CloseQuartersCombat.com,defeat Double Leg Takedown,Martial Arts Lesson,stop double leg takedowns
Grab video code:
Announcer: This segment is brought to you by CloseQuartersCombat.com, describing how to defeat even the most violent street criminals regardless of your size, strength or experience by claiming your free 2 hour instructional DVD, entitled How To Defeat Larger Attackers At CloseQuartersCombat.com.
Male Speaker: The technique we're going to show you now is one where you see a double leg takedown coming. Somebody is a wrestler, somebody is a mix martial artist and they want to dominate you on the ground, then they come down and try to tackle you, but this is where you see it coming. So you have a little bit more reaction time, you are not in really close quarters combat zone just yet, where you have more reaction time. And from here, what you are going to do is you're going to manipulate their head and their body, so then you can kind of short-circuit that double leg takedown before he actually gets his arms wrapped around you and here is what you do.
Basically, when you see it coming in, this works really well in bars when people are -- they are drunk and they are moving in slow motion, anyway. So as you see he come in, you want to naturally put your hand on his head. That's one thing that's going to possibly just happen naturally for you. And when this happens, he starts coming through, you want to hook your other arm underneath his arm and you're going to push down on the head and the arm at the same time, and he'll drop down right in front of you, and from here, it's just the hammer smash, hammer smash, knee, hammer smash on the groin. You have a lot of targets that are available to you from here.
One more time, just real quickly. When he is coming through, you see he comes in, guy is drunk in the bar, he just comes through, try and grab, then we will take down. I'm just going to grab the head, push through, bam, bam, smash and go.
Announcer: This segment is brought to you by CloseQuartersCombat.com, describing how to defeat even the most violent street criminals regardless of your size, strength or experience by claiming your free 2-hour instructional DVD, entitled How To Defeat Larger Attackers At CloseQuartersCombat.com.