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The Archetypes of Manliness | The Art of Manliness

The purpose of the Art of Manliness is to help men become better men. To that end, we often explore some of the problems unique to modern men and …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

Decision Maker: How to Be Decisive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Source: Life</i><p>Decisiveness is an essential aspect of manliness. No soldier wants to be under the command of an officer who stands flat-footed in the …

How to Tie a Half-Windsor Knot: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Many young men heading out on their own for the first time have never tied a tie themselves. If that’s you, I’d recommend the Half-Windsor as the …

How to Throw a Dynamite Straight Punch: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The straight punch is an effective blow to deal a fighting opponent. John L. Sullivan is on deck today to show you how to deliver this punch with …

80 Viking Wisdom Sayings and Proverbs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: Over 1,000 years old, the Hávamál (“Sayings of the High One”) is a series of Old Norse poems from the Viking age. Stanzas 1-80 include</i> …

50 Best Books for Boys and Young Men | The Art of Manliness

As a boy, one of my favorite times in school was when we’d get a new Scholastic News book “catalog.” I would pour over the pages picking out which …

How to Be a Gentleman From Head to Toe: The Anatomy of Etiquette | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: There are a lot of ways to categorize the rules of etiquette: business, dinner, conversational, and so on. One of my favorite old</i> …

Krav Maga Technique of the Month: Defending a Straight Stab | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from krav maga expert David Kahn’s book</i> Krav Maga Weapon Defenses.<p>Welcome back to another installment of the Krav …

How to Make Your Voice Deeper | The Art of Manliness

In this AoM instructional, Mr. Narrator Man teaches Bill how to develop a manly voice. For a text version, read our post How to Develop a Manly Voice.<p>…

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

How to Yell Like Tarzan | The Art of Manliness

For nearly 100 years, Tarzan of the Apes has entertained and captivated men in print, radio, and film. To men who feel locked in an iron cage of …

Quit Porn For Good | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: You can get the entire porn series in a book. Buy now.</i><p>It’s been interesting to watch this series unfold this week. Though I knew it …

Live Like a Hydra

Thoughts on how to get stronger when things are chaotic.<p><i>If you’re familiar with the idea of antifragility, skip to</i> <b>#2</b><i>.</i><p>#1 What is antifragility?<p>I’ve …

How to Throw a Snapping Punch

Learn how to throw a snap punch. If you want serious speed and knockout power to your punches, read this ASAP!<p>Many fighters have never been taught …

Martial Arts

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

Getting Tough With Yourself | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is guest post from Marcus Brotherton. It originally ran on Men Who Lead Well (www.marcusbrotherton.com).</i><p><b>One harmful mindset that</b> …

How to Throw a Tomahawk | The Art of Manliness

“It was the ambition of the boys to be able to throw a tomahawk with the skill and accuracy of our pioneer forebears, and the ability soon acquired …

How to Pick a Lock | The Art of Manliness

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial …

Snacks to Boost Testosterone | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, whenever the calendar paged over to December 1, our fridge and cupboards got stocked with certain kinds of foods that we normally didn’t …

How to Climb a Rope Like a Navy SEAL | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was written by Bryan Black and originally ran on ITS Tactical.</i><p>So why should you climb rope? First of all, if you’re not …

Improving Your Posture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week we’re publishing excerpts from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that includes the physical training program used by</i> …

Yoga

How to Roast Meat on a Spit | The Art of Manliness

The practice of spit-roasting meat over an open fire goes back for at least 8,000 years, and probably much further than that. It’s cooking at its …

BBQ

How to Make a Torch Like Indiana Jones: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Whether navigating the woods in a survival situation or hunting for treasure deep in the tunnels of an ancient temple, knowing how to make a torch …

How to Survive a Dog Attack | The Art of Manliness

When I lived in Tijuana, Mexico fending off “<i>roñosos</i>” (mangy) stray dogs was a daily battle. Most of the time they were all bark and no bite. Just …

How to Properly Pour Beer | How to Pour Guinness | The Art of Manliness

<i>Note: This is not a sponsored post.</i><p>Tradition holds that St. Patrick himself spearheaded converting the pagan Irish countryside to Christianity in the …

3 Ways to Escape Zip Ties: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Zip ties are increasingly being used to restrain innocent folks in home invasion and kidnapping scenarios. With a quick Google search, you’ll see a …

The Science of Facial Hair: What Signals Do Beards, Stubble, and Mustaches Send to Others? | The Art of Manliness

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a yes or no answer to every question of aesthetics?<p>It’s certainly how magazines and pop culture presents things when …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …