TLS is an acronym for Triangular Locking System. This is a system of a specialized field of Martial Arts / Peace Arts. This system is great as a stand alone system or great for an addition to anyone's style or system. It is not a mixed martial art - but rather a unique system based on triangles and non-violent defense tactics for self defense and can be adjusted for sport type competitions. The system is the result of over 35 years of research, training, and development.