Joel Williams

I am a husband, father, and health science professor. I've had the honor of serving Global Martial Arts University as Content Director since 2019. GMAU is the industry leader in online martial arts training. Welcome to the family!

Know Your Weapon: Nunchaku

So you want to learn nunchaku? To do so, you have to get your own practice set. There are many options available. You can make your own or buy your own. In doing so, you’ll need to decide on size, texture and attachment type. This blog post will inform you about options and help you choose the right combination for your needs.

GMAU Programs: Which One Is Right For You?

Global Martial Arts University has multiple program options. But you may be asking: “Which one is right for me?” In this blog post I am sharing details about each of our martial arts programs to provide you critical information that will aid in deciding on a best fit. I

Starting Martial Arts Over 40: What You Need to Know

The American Heart Association has identified physical activity as one of the “Life’s Simple 7” lifestyle factors that have tremendous impacts on health and well-being. Your martial arts training can be a great way for you to do something you enjoy while also improving your health in numerous ways. Middle aged and older adults must take some precautions when training. This blog post – which is packed with LOTS of information – delves into those precautions and also provides useful information and resources to help you get started (and stay on track) with your training.

No Krav Maga School Near You? You Can Still Learn!

In recent years, online learning and workout options for conditioning and training in martial arts from home have gained in popularity. These resources are not only useful during this time of social distancing, but also viable options for long-term training. In this article, I will share information about several top options available for learning Krav Maga over the internet.