Blog - ATT Lowcountry

Free Women’s Self-Defense Seminar and Teacher’s Fundraiser

womens self-defense, Charleston, West AShley, Krav Maga

  Location: American Top Team Lowcountry, 1850 Wallace School Rd, Charleston, SC Dates: Sat 8/24/19 1:30pm to 2:30pm Description: BJJ Black Belt, MMA coach and producer of self-defense videos, Malachy Friedman will give a free Women‘s Self-Defense Seminar/ Teacher’s Fundraiser. Taught in a safe, non-intimidating environment. All techniques are proven effective and do not require […]

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American Top Team Anti-Bullying Program

American Top Team Anti-Bullying Program Bullying has been on our national radar screen as a major social problem for many years. The effects of bullying can be dramatic and long-lasting for the bullied child and include emotional and physical pain, academic problems, and social withdrawal. Even the aggressor experiences negative consequences, putting themselves at higher […]

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Jiu-Jitsu is an Art

jiu-jitsu art, bjj, Jiu-Jitsu is an ART, Charleston, Martial Arts

“Human nature (Jiu-Jitsu) is full of riddles and contradictions; its very complexity engenders art – and by art I mean the search for something more than simple linear formulations, flat solutions, oversimplified explanations.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn  Substitute the words Jiu-Jitsu for the words human nature and it challenges one to consider exactly what does art […]

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You are who you associate yourself with – “No Bully Zone”

No bully Zone, antibully, BJJ, Dare, Charleston martial Arts

Truism #1: You are who you surround yourself with. This is something my mother always told me, and it’s spot-on. In my kid’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes, I teach them that if they are in a group of kids that is making fun of another child, then they are as guilty as the others. Why? They […]

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What Struggle Teaches

Struggle, Malachy Friedman, Evan Tanner, MMA

What Struggle Teaches I have been involved in this sport of MMA for the past 18 years. Early in my career, I have made a lot of poor decisions in my training and recovery that are clear to me now. I was in the sport before money was ever really being offered to fighters who […]

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The Power of Drilling

Drilling, BJJ, Brian Mahecha, malachy friedman

Power of Drilling Depending on your coach you will be given a technique to drill or your own time to drill a technique of your choice. Let’s say your coach says “armbars 25x each, warmup!” Your thoughts “Boring, I know this” Let me just swing side to side and finish up these 25 reps. So […]

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Most Self-Defense Courses Are Cash Grabs

Self-Defense, Abuse, Seminars, West Ashley, Rape, Victim, Metoo, Domestic Violence, Charleston

Women’s Self-Defense This past week, the Post and Courier ran a story about me and the success of our ATT Lowcountry free Women’s Self-Defense seminars. The same icy cold January day that the reporter came out to observe, another 100+ women of all ages came to learn the basics of real self-defense. In the seminar […]

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