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I want revenge on fake kung fu masters, says Chinese MMA fighter South China Morning Post
Xu Xiaodong famously knocked out a tai chi master who claimed mystical powers.
REASONS WHY MARTIAL ARTS ARE BETTER FOR KIDS THAN TEAM SPORTS thesportsdaily.com
Martial Arts is a combination of various Arts of combat and self-defense. It is a form of training for both the body and mind and is thus better for kids than team ...
Sponsored Story Sponsored Story Sneakers adidas Reveals the Sleek New Martial Arts-Inspired TAEKWONDO 6 hours - Highsnobiety
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With the scene currently dominated by '90s revivals and chunky silhouettes, adidas reveals the TAEKWONDO counterpose to prevailing trends.
Martial arts school breaks boards to help park Reading Eagle
Taekwondo students raise money for Bechtelsville Community Park.
In 'Why We Fight,' One Man Searches For Self-Knowledge Through Mixed Martial Arts NPR
Josh Rosenblatt's personal meditation on fighting and selfhood is replete with engaging literary and historical excursions — giving the idea of fighting a dignity it ...
Springfield Police Patrolman's Union donates to local martial arts club WWLP.com
The Union's charitable arm, "364 Gives," presented a $7500 check to "The School of the Noble Warrior," at the Elias Brookings School Thursday night.
Freebie Friday: Chili, art, martial arts and other free events to fill your weekend - KPRC Click2Houston
Freebie Friday: Chili, art, martial arts and other free events to fill your weekend KPRC Click2Houston
It is Freebie Friday, and we found a load of free events to fill your chilly weekend.
New martial arts class for over 50s in Barnard Castle The Northern Echo
A MARTIAL arts class for the over 50s will be launched in Teesdale.
Video: MMA’s ‘Mad Dog’ Xu Xiaodong destroys another Kung Fu ‘master’ in challenge fight - Bloody Elbow
Video: MMA’s ‘Mad Dog’ Xu Xiaodong destroys another Kung Fu ‘master’ in challenge fight Bloody Elbow
Xu Xiaodong is back at it. The Beijing based MMA trainer and fighter, whose nickname is 'Mad Dog', has started 2019 with another MMA vs. traditional martial ...
Hong Kong Festival: Martial Arts Legend Sammo Hung Named Filmmaker in Focus Hollywood Reporter
Hong Kong action cinema legend Sammo Hung, best known to U.S. audiences for headlining CBS primetime show 'Martial Law' in the late 1990s, has been ...
Absolver Xbox One review: Master the power of the martial arts Windows Central
Absolver, a unique type of martial arts style fighting game, has arrived on Xbox One. Is it worth picking up? Here is what we think on the matter.
Mixed martial artist has heart for helping KETV Omaha
Houston Alexander is at ease in the gym, on the dance floor, or in the weight room. He jokes with people. He can talk to anyone. And his radio voice and bright ...
Martial arts club International Falls Journal
Students in the white tiger precision martial arts club meet Mondays and Wednesdays in the Indus School gym.
Mixed martial arts fighter Sergio Da Silva convicted of robbery for holding up Queens bank - NY Daily News - New York Daily News
Mixed martial arts fighter Sergio Da Silva convicted of robbery for holding up Queens bank - NY Daily News New York Daily News
Sergio Da Silva, 32, was on trial for the Aug. 24, 2017, robbery in which he allegedly said he had a gun and threatened to shoot a bank teller before making off ...
Punch, kick, choke: A mixed martial arts event is coming to Knoxville this weekend WBIR.com
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A mixed martial arts competition is coming to Knoxville this weekend. Kicking, punching, and choking are not only encouraged but ...
New Self Defense Class at Guido's Martial Arts YourCentralValley.com
Protect yourself in a sticky situation by learning some self defense moves. It's easy to get started! Guido's Martial Arts Academy in Clovis has started a brand new ...
‘Wu Assassins’: Li Jun Li Cast In Netflix Martial Arts Series Deadline
The Exorcist alumna Li Jun Li is set as a series regular on Netflix's upcoming martial arts series Wu Assassins.
Xu Xiaodong deserves every dollar for exposing kung fu frauds South China Morning Post
Xu Xiaodong's latest highlight-reel knockout of another dubious kung fu “master” has sparked the usual debate, but this time the Chinese MMA fighter has a right ...
A life dedicated to the martial arts | Local News Herald-Banner
Around the Dallas Metroplex, people who know Raymond Crow know him as the martial artist that had a stint on the Cowboys football team coaching staff.
Martial arts move could be a life-saver for trauma victims KXLY Spokane
A new University of Washington pilot-study is suggesting that a jiu-jitsu move could be an effective tool to stop blood loss in trauma victims.
Doral Martial Arts Teacher Accused Of Sexually Battering Student CBS Miami
Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A martial arts instructor in Doral is accused of forcing a young girl to perform sex acts on home ...
From Karachi to Korea: Is this rickshaw driver one of the greatest martial artists of Pakistan? - The Express Tribune
From Karachi to Korea: Is this rickshaw driver one of the greatest martial artists of Pakistan? The Express Tribune
KARACHI : For a 10-year-old boy from the sleepy city of Mardan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Karachi held the promise of untold adventures and the dream of a better ...
Kick 2019 Into High Gear at Swift Martial Arts Leadership FOX 21 Online
Arman Rahman,. This video is no longer available. DULUTH, Minn.-Health and fitness are among the top of the list of resolutions almost every year.
Kung fu girl: local martial artist thrives at world games Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Local resident Kasey Addair, who runs martial arts schools in Tazewell and Bluefield, recently captured the first place world titles and a ring in self-defense at the ...
Five Benefits of Martial Arts You Probably Didn't Know thesportsdaily.com
A guide to starting a Martial Art and alook at some of the less well-known benefits.
Chinese Bullfighters Bring Martial Arts to Their Sport Voice of America
Chinese martial arts fighters have their own take on the sport of bullfighting.
Stress relief comes for free for furloughed workers at Calvary Martial Arts KOAA 5
COLORADO SPRINGS – As the partial government shutdown continues, a Colorado Springs martial arts academy is offering some gym time to furloughed ...
Richland, Crawford County students participate in martial arts event Richland Source
Martial artists from around a multi-state area converged Saturday in Waterford for the 2018 awards banquet of the United Promoters Martial Arts Circuit ...
Clovis Martial Arts Academy moves to bigger and better location KFSN-TV
Students at Guido's Martial Arts Academy in Clovis now have even more space to train in. Just three weeks ago they moved into a bigger and better location, but ...
Martial artists ring in 2019 with icy plunge Longview Daily News
For the past three decades, Steve Larson has welcomed each new year by wading into icy waters with fellow martial artists. Tuesday marked the last time Larson ...
Champaign-Urbana Area Martial Arts Classes chambanamoms.com
Martial arts classes are abundant in the Champaign-Urbana area. Check our listing for a class that's right for you.
Intruder pulled martial arts-type knife before Portland police officer shot him, tenant says - OregonLive
Intruder pulled martial arts-type knife before Portland police officer shot him, tenant says OregonLive
Desmond Pescaia, the tenant of a Southeast Market Street home, called 911 Sunday afternoon after a stranger first pounded on his front door and then fell ...
Martial Arts Teacher Who Molested 7-Year-Old Student Jailed For 5 Years NDTV News
A martial arts instructor was sentenced to five years in jail by a court in Thane in Maharashtra for molesting one of his minor students.
Bangor fighter set to battle for another mixed martial arts title belt Bangor Daily News
Bangor's Fred Lear will attempt to win a second regional championship in as many fights on Feb. 1 when he competes for the New England Fights amateur ...
The Brawl of Civilizations? A Tale of a Mixed Martial Arts Fighter from Dagestan - Foreign Policy Research Institute
The Brawl of Civilizations? A Tale of a Mixed Martial Arts Fighter from Dagestan Foreign Policy Research Institute
No real honor or glory accrues to those who after the fact resurrect past predictions, but the ascension to global fame of fighters from the tiny Russian region of ...
Video: This martial arts-training officer keeps kids from drinking WIBW
Raychel Johnston spends her days making sure liquor stores and bars abide by state laws. She also trains officers in Jiu-Jitsu.
Martial arts maneuver the future in trauma emergencies KMVT
SEATTLE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) An emergency medical professor from the University of Washington School of Medicine was subdued during a Jiu Jitsu class ...
WNC Parent 2019 Camp Guide: Spring break camps Asheville Citizen-Times
Looking for spring break activities for your kids? Asheville-area camps offer daily and weekly options.
In the press - Brazilian martial arts champion beats up would-be robber FRANCE 24
IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, January 8: We look at reactions to the failed coup in Gabon and what it means for President Ali Bongo's rule. Also, a Saudi woman is ...
John Patton to receive top martial arts honors Lebanon Express
John Patton has been involved in martial arts for 40 years and has currently reached the rank of sixth-degree senior master.
Josh Barnett Schools Fan on Martial Arts Backgrounds for Top Wrestlers 411mania.com
Yesterday, NJPW broadcaster and former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett took to Twitter to offer a history lesson on the martial arts backgrounds for ...
Author shows how to recover-like a warrior Ironcountytoday
By Dawn M. Aerts. Iron County Today. PAROWAN–By the time Sue McAley began to write about her own experience with addiction, time spent in counseling ...
Salute the Badge: This martial arts-training officer keeps kids from drinking WIBW
Raychel Johnston spends her days making sure liquor stores and bars abide by state laws. She also trains officers in Jiu-Jitsu.
Chuck Norris to Host 5K race That Could Set Chuck Norris Look-a-Like World Record Newsweek
There could be thousands of folks dressed up like Chuck Norris at his first annual 5K run this spring.
Martial arts on the move | Local News Allied News
PINE TOWNSHIP – Weber's ATA Martial Arts Ac ademy is like a second family for the staff and students, and that family keeps growing.
‘Fake Shaolin monk’ next for Xu Xiaodong – but this one can actually fight - South China Morning Post
‘Fake Shaolin monk’ next for Xu Xiaodong – but this one can actually fight South China Morning Post
Xu Xiaodong's return to fighting was such a stroll he even pretended to fall asleep in the corner of the ring at one point. But he could be caught napping if he ...
Local martial arts professor promoted to grand master Valley morning Star
MERCEDES — Armando Saldana joined Kajukenbo with his three daughters to lead and encourage them to learn self defense.
Woodburn uses self-defense classes to help adult students with disabilities Statesman Journal
Children with disabilities are almost four times more likely to experience violence than non-disabled children. And the problem follows them as they get older.
Fight Effects Of Parkinson's With Martial Arts WSYR
A new class uses martial arts to help combat the effects of Parkinson's Disease. Grand Master Greg Tearney, of Tearney's Karate in Camillus, is partnering with ...
UFC headed to Nashville in March Nashville Post
Welterweight bout will headline the mixed martial arts promotion's fourth event at Bridgestone Arena.
Akshay Kumar tried to teach martial arts to wife Twinkle Khanna, and the result is hilarious - watch video - Times Now
Akshay Kumar tried to teach martial arts to wife Twinkle Khanna, and the result is hilarious - watch video Times Now
B-town's beloved couple Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna are celebrating their 18th anniversary today. Recently, Akshay shared a hilarious post on social ...
Mixed Martial Arts: Columbia Station's Lance Palmer earned a huge payday and the PFL title with his New Year's Eve win - Chronicle Telegram
Mixed Martial Arts: Columbia Station's Lance Palmer earned a huge payday and the PFL title with his New Year's Eve win Chronicle Telegram
Lance Palmer, left, looks for an opening against Bekbulat Magomedov during their MMA fight at PFL 1 on June 7 at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Portland classes bring historical edge to martial arts The Forecaster
PORTLAND — When it comes to martial arts, Seth Robinson is old school. Medieval Italian old school. “I am trying to help people be able to fulfill themselves,” ...
Gettin' fit with Capoeira Abolicao Knoxville WATE 6 On Your Side
Capoeira Abolicao is an Afro-Brazilian martial arts that utilizes dance, instruments and acrobatics, used by Brazilian African slaves during the 16th century.
5 minutes with martial artist Mama G The State
If you're involved in the martial arts world in Columbia, more than likely you've heard of.
East Park Martial Arts Club held a knife seminar WVNS-TV
A group of men gathered Saturday December 29 at East Park Martial Arts Club to learn self defense. At the class they learned many tactics to defend themselves ...
Kuwaiti girls use martial arts to counter bullies and violence Breitbart
Kuwait City (AFP) – Asma Hasnawi and her daughter Riham spend more than 12 hours a week learning kajukenbo, a mixed martial art the mother says.
Lawmaker proposes regulation of ancient Chinese practice KOKH FOX25
The state would be tasked with regulating the practice of something that is may not be measurable under a proposed bill in the state senate. The bill seeks to ...
Mixed martial arts: Mayweather TKOs Nasukawa in New Year's Eve show Kyodo News Plus
Former five-weight-class world champion Floyd Mayweather defeats Japanese mixed martial arts fighter Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing match in ...
Sherdog’s Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings - Bones Knows Sherdog.com
Meet the new light heavyweight king -- same as the old lightweight king.
Karate Combat Gives Martial Arts A Face Lift The Shadow League
Combat sports are on fire. As a result, promoters are leaving no stone unturned. Mixed martial arts have blended a few combat disciplines rendering the era of ...
Nominations for local martial artist The Navasota Examiner
Local martial artist Morgan Smith, of Navasota, has been nominated in several categories for the 2018 Sport Martial Arts Viewer's Choice awards.
EMB Martial Arts students earn Black Belts Tehachapi News
On Dec. 21, Five EMB Martial Arts students received their Black Belts in the style of “Eclectic Mind and Body,” which is a martial art that combines techniques ...
Woodburn Bridges program teaches life skills through martial arts Pamplin Media Group
Woodburn Bridges program teaches life skills through martial arts, Local News, Woodburn local News, Breaking News alerts for Woodburn city.
MLK Day of Service: Martial arts tournament models discipline, grace and courage – - Weekly Challenger
MLK Day of Service: Martial arts tournament models discipline, grace and courage – Weekly Challenger
BY J.A. JONES, Staff Writer. ST. PETERSBURG – At the 2019 MLK Day of *Service* on Monday, Jan. 21, students and instructors from five Tampa Bay area ...
Community calendar - Southside Reporter mySanAntonio.com
Manuel Alvarado Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9186 is available to rent for all occasions, including weddings, family reunions, baby showers and community ...
Affidavit: Mixed martial artist stomped on woman's head, stabbed man in the head KVIA El Paso
The man accused of attacking a couple "randomly and without provocation" allegedly stabbed the husband in the head with a knife and stomped on the wife's ...
Blackman's Championship Martial Arts moves to new state-of-the-art location KRQE News 13
After more than a quarter of a century, Blackman's Championship Martial Arts has moved to its new location at 5812 Signal Avenue, bringing greater access to ...
Bianca Walkden dreams of inspiring 100000 girls to take up martial arts BBC News
Taekwondo world champion Bianca Walkden wants to persuade 100000 girls to take up martial arts.
25 of the best moments in mixed martial arts this year FanSided
As we inch closer to the start of a new year, let's take a look back at the top 25 best moments in mixed martial arts in 2018.
Local groups offer assistance to federal workers during shutdown Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — The Clallam County Democrats are the most recent group of North Olympic Peninsula residents to announce action to help federal workers ...
Local martial arts students show big at state competition Coveleaderpress
Three students from the Family Connection Martial Arts School in Copperas Cove had the chance to compete at the state level on Dec. 14-15 in Galveston at the ...
Tamdan McCrory Brings UFC Talent to Broome County Martial Arts WICZ
After retiring with a 14-5 professional MMA record, Tamdan McCrory took his talents from the octagon to the Broome County Martial Arts mats.
ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS ONE: A NEW ERA OPEN SEMINAR & MEET AND GREET FEATURING JOHNSON, ALVAREZ, AND LEE - The Nation
ONE CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS ONE: A NEW ERA OPEN SEMINAR & MEET AND GREET FEATURING JOHNSON, ALVAREZ, AND LEE The Nation
ONE Championship™ (ONE) recently held the official ONE: A NEW ERA Open Seminar & Meet and Greet featuring ONE Championship superstars Demetrious ...
Midnight Mania! St. Pierre, Ferguson, and Mayweather are on Khabib’s to-do list MMAmania.com
Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA, each and every weeknight.
Olympian and martial artist May Ooi announces retirement Sportskeeda
Singaporean Olympian and martial artist “Mighty” May Ooi has decided to hang her gloves up, announcing her retirement on social media.
ONE: Eternal Glory results and highlights – Saruta tops Pacio on finish-filled card BJPenn.com
On Saturday night in Jakarta, Indonesia (Saturday morning in North America), ONE Championship made i's long-awaited return with the exciting ONE: Eternal ...
Tomasz Narkun to challenge Phil De Fries for heavyweight title at KSW 47 The Body Lock
KSW's light heavyweight champion, Tomasz Narkun will make the move to heavyweight to challenge defending champion Phil De Fries at KSW 47.
Lynn woman turns 100-pound weight loss into personal training and kickboxing business - Itemlive - Daily Item
Lynn woman turns 100-pound weight loss into personal training and kickboxing business - Itemlive Daily Item
Robin Cotter of Lynn teaches Body Rock by Robin, a cardio-kickboxing class, at Burke's Tumbling Academy in Swampscott on Wednesdays and Sundays.
History Of The UFC Belt The Official Website of the Ultimate Fighting Championship
With the unveiling of the new UFC belt, we look back at the history of the precious world title belt. By Thomas Gerbasi and Anthony Evans • Jan. 21, 2019.
Chinese MMA fighter leaves 56-year-old kung fu 'master' looking like he's trying Bird Box challenge - AsiaOne
Chinese MMA fighter leaves 56-year-old kung fu 'master' looking like he's trying Bird Box challenge AsiaOne
Xu Xiaodong, the outspoken mixed martial arts star who has made it his mission to expose "fake kung fu", is back doing what he does best. The man known as ...
The Rock's 'Titan Games' reality competition features South Jersey martial artist - Cherry Hill Courier Post
The Rock's 'Titan Games' reality competition features South Jersey martial artist Cherry Hill Courier Post
Viewers can follow local man on The Rock's new reality show beginning Jan. 3.
Hit Me Baby One More Time WAMU 88.5
Josh Rosenblatt decided he wanted to start fighting at age 33. Leslie Smith made it her career — but said she was cut when she tried to start a union.
Preston martial arts club Nippon UK ready to grow after finding new home for dojo - Lancashire Evening Post
Preston martial arts club Nippon UK ready to grow after finding new home for dojo Lancashire Evening Post
One of Preston's leading martial arts clubs is ready to expand after settling in to its new city home...
3 Grand Highlights From ONE: ETERNAL GLORY Stadium Astro
ONE Championship kicked off the new year in style as ONE: ETERNAL GLORY took place in beautiful Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday, 19 January. The crowd at ...
ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong believes Joshua Pacio won fight with Saruta, says there will be a rematch - ABS-CBN Sports
ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong believes Joshua Pacio won fight with Saruta, says there will be a rematch ABS-CBN Sports
ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong believes that Joshua Pacio should still be the ONE Strawweight World Champion.
LI's Bermudez wins at UFC Brooklyn, then retires Newsday
Not long after Dennis Bermudez was announced as the winner of his lightweight bout at Barclays Center Saturday, the Long Islander removed his gloves and ...
Taiwanese calligraphy artist integrates tai c... Taiwan News
The artist's recent works including large-scale ink painting on linen.Taiwanese calligraphy artist Yahon Chang's solo exhibition titled In Situ featuring Eastern ...
You Have Never Seen Anyone Like WOW Women Of Wrestling’s The Beast UPROXX
WOW Women of Wrestling's The Beast talks about her wrestling career goals, background in martial arts and bodybuilding, and more.
Here's what's happening in Sheffield today: Tuesday January 22 The Star
From mum-dancing, and martial arts, to workshops, and a dose of speed mate-ing here are four things happening in Sheffield today:
Here's how martial arts has prepared Amir Khan for fatherhood STOMP
Martial arts training has many benefits of the physical, mental, and spiritual variety. Read more at stomp.straitstimes.com.
I was pinched in front of everyone: Kangana Ranaut The News International
The Queen starlet went on to add, “When you set the rules and make a person aware of the fact that this is violating another person's fundamental right, if that ...
NFL exile Greg Hardy on a new path in the UFC Newsday
Greg Hardy said Tuesday he has no one to blame but himself for the end of his six-year NFL career. “I gave it away,” Hardy told Newsday. “It's the truth.”.
UFC's Joanne 'JoJo' Calderwood on love, Thanksgiving & world titles BBC Sport
Scottish UFC star Joanne Calderwood prepares to take on 'Violence Queen' Ariane Lipski in Brooklyn, in a bid to become a world champion.
Mortal Kombat 11 launch date PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Australia NEWS.com.au
ONE of the most iconic fighting game franchises of gaming history is getting its eleventh instalment later this year following the announcement of Mortal Kombat ...
Japanese art show concludes at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) UrduPoint News
A two-week traveling Japanese Martial Arts show concluded here Monday at the National Art Gallery of Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) featuring a ...
Taylor's career continues to Blaise upwards after Teenage Fighter of the Year award - South Coast Register
Taylor's career continues to Blaise upwards after Teenage Fighter of the Year award South Coast Register
MOLLYMOOK'S Blaise Taylor has again proven why he is considered one of the top up and coming mixed martial arts fighters in the country, after he was given ...
Khabib Wants St-Pierre, Ferguson & Mayweather Before Retirement Pundit Arena
Khabib Nurmagomedov has laid out his ideal plan for the coming years before eventually hanging up his gloves and retiring from mixed martial arts.
Boxing more than just a sport — it can soothe the soul Calgary Sun
Even when boxing can't save, it can heal!There are thousands of stories from the sweet science about impoverished boxers rising up and becoming “saved” ...
Rani suggests martial arts as solution to harassment | Bollywood Buzz - MAG THE WEEKLY - Mag The Weekly Magazine
Rani suggests martial arts as solution to harassment | Bollywood Buzz - MAG THE WEEKLY Mag The Weekly Magazine
In a recent roundtable interview, Indian journalist Rajeev Masand spoke to Bollywood's leading actresses Deepika Padukone, Rani Mukerji, Tabu, Anushka ...
The Economics of Self Defense
The following is a recent email I received; I thought I should respond to the list rather than to the individual because this situation is common:"I'm a 52 year old guy who has been pretty active lifting weights for about 20 years but about a year ago I found myself in a situation where a guy suckered me and I friggin was so intimidated that I walked away with my tail between my legs. Thankfully the only damage was to my ego cause I totally wimped out in front of my buddies who were there.
Benefits of Martial Arts Training For Kids
Admit it. When the going gets tough at home, we've all plopped the kids in front of the television and breathed a sigh of relief.
Samurai Sword Facts
The first samurai swords we're actually straight bladed, single edged weapons imported from Korea and China known as chokuto, which were later replaced with the curved blade variety at the end of the 8th Century. The name of the curved blade swords which replaced them was Tachi.
Who Created Tai Chi Chuan (Tai Chi Boxing)?
I have read a number of books, articles, and novels, and have watched movies and television series that touched on the origins of Tai Chi Chuan (Tai Chi Boxing), and the question, "Who Created Tai Chi Chuan?" made me concern very much!Although knowing the origins or the source of Tai Chi Chuan is not going to have much effects on your learning and practicing of the art, it is my responsibility to share with the masses of what I have found out. And understanding the origins of something that we loved so much about will make us appreciate the understand it better, if not improving our skills.
5 Steps to Choosing the Right Martial Art for You
One of the questions I get asked most frequently, in several different variations is about which martial art an individual should study. Generally which martial art, and more importantly which school to choose are fundamental decisions someone should make.
British Aikido Board National Nepotism Seminar
For many years The British Aikido Board (BAB) have shown no interest whatsoever in the true history of British Aikido, to be fair to the BAB, they have shown a great deal of interest and support for the false history of British Aikido for which they have now publicly apologised, the apology by the chairman Mr Vincent Sumpter can be viewed on www.geocities.
Most people have only been exposed to John Styers work through the book "Cold Steel".It is important to remember that first and foremost this book outlines a BASIC course of close-combat instruction.
Women in the Martial Arts
1st Lady Assistant to Sensei Henry Ellis Ellis Schools of Traditional AikidoI was born in West London in 1963, my father was very involved in the martial arts and a dan grade in Karate he was also a dealer in ancient Japanese arms and armour, although my father has an antiques shop in London's Bond Street, my home was more like a samurai warriors dressing room, with original suits of Japanese armour complete with very frighting face masks that would frighten the life out of my friends when ever they came to visit, there were also very many valuable swords yari and naginata spears.The MastersMy father would travel around the world searching for the best quality weapons, what intrigued me the most as a child was all these strange visitors that would come to my home, the famous Otani family were regular visitors with Sensei Matsuro Otani 7th dan Judo the UK National Coach, Kenshiro Abbe Sensei, Tomio Otani Sensei the UK National Coach for Kendo, his visitors were like the who's who of martial arts, as recently as two weeks ago I was pleased to meet with Sensei Kazuo Chiba 8th dan when he came to see my father.
COMBATIVES? ...... Don't Tell Me. I Know What That Is! (Part 1)
"Combatives" from the root word COMBAT - "to fight in direct contact", "active fighting between enemies", "any fight or struggle".Well, let's see??????.
Shigeru Kimura Sensei 9th Dan Tani-Ha Shitoryu Shukokai had a punch that was like getting hit with a cannonball.Kimura Sensei had won the All Japan Karate Championship two years in a row.
The Acronym That Saved My Life
Frequently, I get asked about certifications, systems or methods. We made a decision a long time ago of purposely staying away from things like this.
A Beginning History of Old School Jujutsu - Part 1
Over the next couple of day's I will writing an article of the history of Pre-WWII Japanese Jujitsu/Judo. I wasn't sure where to start, but here I am so let's get started.
One of the 'mystical' aspects of the martial arts has always been the ability to feel another persons intention.Sensing intention gives a person the ability to be in instant control of a potentially violent encounter, and it's one of the ways we use the martial arts to test our energy work and meditation skills in Hoshin.
Have No Misconceptions
I just received an Email from a woman who has a child (3 year old) and about to have another. Considering my wife is in a similar situation, this question couldn't be more relevant.
Just as an aside. For those who would "box" us in to specific "category".
Martial Training as a Timeless Portal
Thanks to several centuries of enlightened teachings by extraordinary men in the martial disciplines, we don't have to be restricted to lives of getting and spending, waiting in quiet desperation for the pain to cease.Most of us in the Arts focus on the tasks in front of our noses (the correct hand forms/kicks/body alignments), forgetting our option to consciously evolve along the way to physical perfection.
Martial Arts and The Bible
As a Christian and a martial arts student, I have often wrestled with the idea of self-defense. Does God expect me to defend my family and myself when physically attacked or am I to "turn the other cheek" and endure it in the name of Jesus? As I considered the many comments I encountered on this topic, I became even more confused.
Fight Simulator Theory for Reality Based Street Defense
This is such a powerful tool that it should leave no question unanswered for you and allow you to create an infinite number of techniques and drills. As this is a principle rather than a technique based system, here are the principles:PRINCIPLE1: you get what you train forPRINCIPLE2: if you want a specific answer, ask a specific questionWhat's the problem with martial arts and artists? Why do they argue so much? Why cant we find one style that is the best? After all we all only have two eyes, two arms, two legs and one head.
The Plight of Industrialized Man
Living in the Pacific Northwest is a challenge for any body: the poor excuse for weather west of the Cascades is one of the worst on earth for human health. Luckily our Ch'uan Fa Club meets in central Oregon several times a week, rarely missing an opportunity to train outdoors .
A Samurais Power Is In His Little Finger, Not His Samurai Sword
In the 12th Century the Shogunate was formed. The head of this regime was the Shogun, the supreme ruler.
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