Break Like a Pro Course Introduction

Known for his phenomenal strength, Chad Netherland, a 10-time Guinness World Record holder and martial artist, holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest time (19.26 seconds) to break 50 blocks of ice and the most ice (20 blocks/16-foot wall of ice) broken in a single strike.

He holds a 7th Dan in Aiki-jujutsu, 5th Dan in Kempo, and 5th Dan in Judo, along with a passion for breaking.

In addition to breaking, he holds the record for the fastest time (21.13 seconds) to bend 10 nails. Netherland also drives nails through boards by hand and rips apart phone books and full decks of cards.

Other records include holding back two Cessna 206 turbo prop (6-seater) airplanes for (1:00:66) one minute and 66/100 of a second.

The course teaches four crucial parts that make up good breaking: conditioning, proper technique, set-up, and follow through, with stress on focus, mindset, and determination.

Breaking Like A Pro gives you a huge competitive advantage over someone who really doesn’t understand the dynamics of how breaking works. The course is challenging and very rewarding - guaranteed to improve your martial art breaking ability.

How do the IDMA courses work?

The IDMA courses are made up of multiple levels (similar to belt levels) that are arranged in order of difficulty and skill level.
Courses start with the basics and gradually move to more advanced concepts and techniques. Each level is broken down into numerous individual videos, consisting of techniques, concepts, and forms. The breaking down of each level with many short length videos maximizes learning potential.

What do I get if I buy a level?

Each level (belt level) is purchased individually. You receive unlimited access to the content of the level purchased for a period of one month, for only $9.99 USD. Levels are approx 45 minutes in length.

How do I Sign up?

Signing up is easy, and if you encounter any problems, follow our 'How to Register for a Course', which takes you through the registration process one step at a time. Should you encounter any difficulties contact us.

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Learn How to Break
Course News
Posted on Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 11:47 am
by The IDMA Team
The first part of the Judo course is now available on the idomartialarts website. Go to: Judo

Taught by four-time Olympic competitor Keith Morgan

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Posted on Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 6:40 am
by The IDMA Team

38 new videos have been added to the Kumo Jiu Jitsu course on IDoMartialArts.com. The new level called "Jiu Jitsu Basics" covers pressure points, breakfalls, clinching, no-gi grips, controls and basic defensive techniques. This is the perfect course for a beginner learning Jiu Jitsu.

Taught by Hanshi Darrell LaFrance, a 9th degree blackbelt, the Kumo Jiu Jitsu course has over 150 videos covering everything from the basics to chokes, joint locks, escapes, mounts and guards and much more.

Sign up for Kumo Jiu Jitsu here


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Posted on Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 11:34 am
by The IDMA Team

29 new videos have been added to the Kumo Jiu Jitsu course by Darrell LaFrance. This new section of videos is called "The Basics" and covers punches, elbow strikes, kicks, blocks and parries. These are all basics covered in Jiu Jitsu.

Find these videos here:
Kumo Jiu Jitsu - The Basics


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Posted on Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:11 pm
by The IDMA Team

We are proud to launch the new Kenpo Karate course taught by Keith Curts. If you need an empty-hands style for self-defense then this course is the one.

Taught by a Texas-born artist who started his martial art training well over 25 years ago, this course guides you up the ranks with aggressive yet technical moves based on physics. Added to that are principles and concepts of motion, which adequately teach you to overwhelm attackers.

Go to Kenpo Karate


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We are proud to announce the launch of a new course by Silvio Simac, "Enhance Your Martial Arts".

In this course Silvio teaches you how to increase your S-Factor: strength, speed, skill, stamina, and suppleness. Further you will gain an understanding of body mechanics and learn exercises that will increase your explosive power.

Link to course

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A new book published by Tai Chi grandmaster George Picard released and sold out in first print circulation. The book titled "Heal Yourself with QiGong" is now available your the I Do Martial Arts e-store here


Read further for the full press release and reviews


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Posted on Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 2:21 pm
by The IDMA Team

As a member of IDoMartialArts.com you can now post your own events on our website, where they will show up in the calendar. Submit your event here


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Course Levels for Break Like a Pro
Learn How to Break
Break Like a Pro - Free Sample Videos
Watch sample videos from the Break Like A Pro course by 10-time Guinness World Record holder Chad Netherland.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Correct Setup on I Do Martial Arts.com Correct Setup 1min. 27sec.

Learn How to Break - buy this level
Learn to Break Like A Pro! Chad Netherland takes you from the basics of how to break to breaking stacks of concrete.
Video Name Length
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Be Careful on I Do Martial Arts.com Be Careful 0min. 16sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland A-C-T-I-O-N on I Do Martial Arts.com A-C-T-I-O-N 2min. 47sec.
Video Conditioning
In this section Chad Netherland talks about conditioning, why it is vital and how it will help to make you successful at breaking. He covers how to condition, how much to condition, how often, etc.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Basic Conditioning on I Do Martial Arts.com Basic Conditioning 2min. 21sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Conditioning Hand Strikes on I Do Martial Arts.com Conditioning Hand Strikes 1min. 13sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Conditioning Goals on I Do Martial Arts.com Conditioning Goals 1min. 24sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Conditioning Products on I Do Martial Arts.com Conditioning Products 0min. 21sec.
Video Proper Setup and Technique
In this section you learn the bulk of this course, how to setup your breaks to maximize your power, proper stance and targeting, focus, hand-positions etc.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Proper Technique on I Do Martial Arts.com Proper Technique 6min. 5sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Correct Setup on I Do Martial Arts.com Correct Setup 1min. 27sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Body Dynamics on I Do Martial Arts.com Body Dynamics 1min. 48sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Breaking Boards on I Do Martial Arts.com Breaking Boards 8min. 12sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland The Misconceptions of Breaking on I Do Martial Arts.com The Misconceptions of Breaking 2min. 23sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Breaking Concrete on I Do Martial Arts.com Breaking Concrete 11min. 16sec.
Video Bonus Videos
These bonus videos include other feats like ripping a deck of cards, rolling a frying pan, bending nails, and much more.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Breaking Ice on I Do Martial Arts.com Breaking Ice 1min. 35sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Holds Two Planes Back on I Do Martial Arts.com Holds Two Planes Back 7min. 52sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Breaking a Stack of Ice on I Do Martial Arts.com Breaking a Stack of Ice 1min. 9sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Laying on a bed of nails on I Do Martial Arts.com Laying on a bed of nails 4min. 22sec.
Break Like a Pro Chad Netherland Ripping a Phone Book Apart on I Do Martial Arts.com Ripping a Phone Book Apart 0min. 33sec.
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