In the heat of a fight you need simple techniques that you will be able to use under pressure. There is a place for targeting sensitive areas or soft targets but these don't have to be obscure or hard to find. The most effective fighting techniques which I would say include continued do not rely on pressure point fighting.
Raphael is a recognised instructor with the British Combat Association and is presently teaching his main class at the Fighting Lions Centre of Excellence in Whitstable. He has taught members of the British Army and Police Force, as well as Door Security Staff. He has also taught a seminar for girls at Spires Academy in Sturry. In addition, he has taught the control and restraint portion of the Task International Close Protection Course.
This term has come to mean the more popular sport that we enjoy today. This would include such organizations as the UFC "Ultimate Fighting Championship", WEC "World Extreme Cagefighting" (now engulfed in the UFC), Bodog Fight (now defunct), Bellator Fighting, etc.
If you are looking for combative arts with self-defence components then consider Japanese martial art of Ninjutsu, Hapkido, a form of Korean martial art and isreali street fighting, which is developed by the Israel special forces.
Make sure to include cardio in your workout as well. Running on a treadmill alone isn't the best form of cardio for weight loss. You've got to mix your cardio workouts. Running, Cycling, Punching, Dancing, Swimming, Stair-Climbing and Jumping are a few cardio workouts you can do at home.
New York's Nick Pace created his own choke, a variation of a triangle with some reverse omaplata thrown in, to finish off Will Campuzano late in the third round, and Ian Loveland made a successful UFC debut with a decision over Tyler Toner.