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Mixed martial arts vs. tai chi case settled by court in China Quartz
Mixed martial arts (MMA) have dealt a blow to traditional fighting styles all over the world. In China, however, the relatively new combat sport is facing formidable ...
Can Krav Maga Martial Arts Techniques Help Travelers Beat Air And Road Rage? Forbes
Martial arts, like the Israeli krav maga, can help travelers avoid air rage and road rage incidents and stay safe.
TV host accidentally makes fool of "brick-breaking" martial arts master Boing Boing
https://youtu.be/sBKDhJYNg4Q "That's incredible, I mean, I've felt these bricks, these are real bri—", says TV host Steve Uyehara as the brick turns to dust at his ...
Bruce Lee’s Warrior: martial arts master would have approved South China Morning Post
Fast and Furious director Justin Lin makes Lee's TV proposal for a series about a martial artist wandering frontier America a reality.
Local martial arts students win awards The Local Ne.ws
Students from Mark Warner's Professional Martial Arts Academy competed in spring tournament at the weekend.
He Mixes F&I With Mixed-Martial Arts Ward's Auto
Hey, I've been locked in a cage with someone trying to kill me,” Adam Marburger says, explaining why hard-nose customers didn't faze him.
The 1980s Hong Kong martial arts championship that foreshadowed MMA South China Morning Post
In the early 1980s, a group of kung fu enthusiasts began staging the Full Contact Boxing championships. The rules allowed fighters to use a wide range of ...
Women in Cairo are using martial arts to combat harassment World Economic Forum
Experts surveyed by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2017 ranked Cairo as the world's most dangerous megacity for women.
Martial arts school to open new location in June Victoria Advocate
To Rick Torres, martial arts is more than a form of exercise. It's about building character, becoming strong on the inside.
Bainbridge martial arts team wins at Regionals Bainbridge Island Review
Eleven team athletes from Pacific Fusion Premier Martial Arts have qualified for the Amateur Athletic Union Taekwondo Nationals.
VIDEO : Indonesian martial arts school helps Egyptian women battle harassment Euronews English
VIDEO : With the help of Indonesian students studying in Egypt, over 1200 women and children are learning the sport in Cairo which they hope will help them ...
Martial Arts Making a Difference WJHL-TV News Channel 11
Master Mom, Amanda Olson, from Olson's Martial Arts joins us on Daytime along with fellow moms Angie Sheek and Amanda Hollifield that can testify the fact ...
Egyptian women use ancient Indonesian martial arts to fight abuse Thomson Reuters Foundation
Experts surveyed by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2017 ranked Cairo as the world's most dangerous megacity for women.
Aurora Cannabis to research CBD with mixed martial arts outfit UFC, Canopy names new CFO - MarketWatch
Aurora Cannabis to research CBD with mixed martial arts outfit UFC, Canopy names new CFO MarketWatch
Aurora Cannabis Inc. shares rose Tuesday, after the Canadian company said it has entered a multiyear, multimillion-dollar agreement with mixed martial arts...
Martial Artist Felled by Illness Finds Unexpected Cure The Epoch Times
My spirit collapsed when I found out I needed heart surgery and could be bedridden for the rest of my life. I was at a high point in my career when this ...
Two martial arts students earn awards | Sports Daily Rocket Miner
ROCK SPRINGS — Kaylee Bernatis and Bella Knox–Zanetti were named the students of the month at Pineda's Kenpo Karate.
ONE Championship Aims To Be 'The Most Fighter-Friendly Martial Arts Organization In The World' - Forbes
ONE Championship Aims To Be 'The Most Fighter-Friendly Martial Arts Organization In The World' Forbes
Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Demetrious Johnson of the United States speaks during ONE Championship A NEW ERA Press Conference in Tokyo Thursday, ...
Bruce Lee ‘genuinely cared’ about people around him, says daughter Shannon - South China Morning Post
Bruce Lee ‘genuinely cared’ about people around him, says daughter Shannon South China Morning Post
Martial arts legend paid for his friend James Lee's medical expenses when he was dying of lung cancer, and bought clothes for Ted Wong when he was trying to ...
Mixed Martial Arts event to focus on assisting veterans Salina Journal
"NEVER SURRENDER MMA: Full Battle Rattle," a mixed martial arts event, will be at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Tony's Pizza Events Center.The full contact combat ...
Update: Police arrest 'martial arts expert' after sickle attack of 70-year-old man Berkeleyside
Nathan Hohmann was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and felony battery, police said. He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Martial Arts Franchise 'Undisputed' to Get TV Reboot Hollywood Reporter
Martial arts movie franchise 'Undisputed' is being rebooted for the small screen, with original producer Millennium on board alongside London-based sales ...
Hawaii mixed martial arts fighter Arnold Berdon gets 4 years probation for assaulting wife - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii mixed martial arts fighter Arnold Berdon gets 4 years probation for assaulting wife Honolulu Star-Advertiser
The Hawaii mixed martial arts fighter who pleaded no contest to a charge of assaulting his wife, UFC fighter Rachael Ostovich Berdon, has been sentenced to ...
Jackson martial arts studio burglarized, money box stolen Jackson Sun
A man broke into Fightshop martial arts studio Sunday night, escaping with the business's money box.
UNT to host free screening of 1980s martial arts movie Denton Record Chronicle
The University of North Texas Media Library will host a screening of the film The Last Dragon at 7 p.m. Friday at Fred Moore Park, 501 S. Bradshaw St.
Watch What Happens When Martial Arts Classmates Rally Behind Tearful Boy Who Failed to Break Wooden Board - Good News Network
Watch What Happens When Martial Arts Classmates Rally Behind Tearful Boy Who Failed to Break Wooden Board Good News Network
This adorable video of a young martial arts student in Florida has been shared millions of times across the internet – and it's not hard to see why. In the video, a ...
Bismarck ATA Martial Arts releases statement following arrest of karate instructor KFYR-TV
Bismarck-Mandan parents are in shock after the arrest of karate instructor Adler Scheer.
Airdrie martial artist defeats national Muay Thai champion Airdrie Today
A young martial-arts athlete from Airdrie is continuing to pack a punch in the sport of Muay Thai kickboxing. Twelve-year-old Emily Vigneault, who won the silver ...
LB City Council approves mixed martial arts studio Chinook Observer
LONG BEACH — Another gym option is coming to the Peninsula. At its May 20 meeting, Long Beach City Council approved a request to create a mixed martial ...
The Lion's Den: The Story of the First Mixed Martial Arts Team (video) MMAWeekly
In 1994, Ken Shamrock assembled the first ever MMA team - the Lion's Den - and showed success in the ultimate individual sport was a team effort.
Cole family opens martial arts studio WatertownDailyTimes.com
WEST CARTHAGE — What started as a way to fulfill the physical education requirement for homeschooling has become a family business. Wesley and Andrea ...
Bruce Lee and his starring role in the birth of modern mixed martial arts - South China Morning Post
Bruce Lee and his starring role in the birth of modern mixed martial arts South China Morning Post
Hong Kong martial artist was many fighters' first exposure to mixing various disciplines, and a one-minute scene in film 'Enter the Dragon' is considered a ...
Yoon’s Martial Arts hosts tournament Dover Post
Yoon's Martial Arts hosted its 23rd annual martial arts tournament May 18 at Caesar Rodney High School. The competition involved over 300 competitors ...
Xu Xiaodong must publicly apologise for insulting tai chi ‘grandmaster’ South China Morning Post
Chinese court rules outspoken MMA fighter has to pay 'world-renowned' Chen Xiaowang around 400000 yuan and apologise for seven consecutive days on ...
'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Actor Mike Moh on Playing Bruce Lee Hollywood Reporter
Mike Moh talks playing Bruce Lee in the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and his on-set experience.
Martial arts studio opens in Washburn | Paywall Ashland Daily Press
The class lined up in staggered formation in the martial arts studio's gym, called a dojo.
Hong Kong hard-knocks: the fearsome fighters from when the city was MMA epicentre - South China Morning Post
Hong Kong hard-knocks: the fearsome fighters from when the city was MMA epicentre South China Morning Post
Hong Kong's reputation as the centre of the martial arts world was arrived upon mostly thanks to the exploits of its stars on the big screen as, firstly, Bruce Lee, ...
Photos: Asian Festival Franklin Park The Columbus Dispatch
[1/12] Photo by Eric Albrecht. George Foreman arranges his nephews Domeion Woods 8 sash before a demonstration of Wu Shu a Chinese martial art .They are ...
What's the better combat sport: boxing or mixed martial arts? NewYorkUpstate.com
Boxing used to be the unrivaled king of combat sports in the United States, but a challenger has risen to capture the attention of fight fans—mixed martial arts.
How Hong Kong’s long-lost fight club was confined to history South China Morning Post
The city had its own groundbreaking competition, the Full Contact Boxing promotion, many years before MMA swept the globe.
'Game of Thrones' Season 8: How Arya Stark Learned Filipino Martial Arts Inverse
To defend Winterfell against the Night King's army of ice zombies in HBO's 'Game of Thrones', Arya Stark turned to a real-world martial art: Eskrima, the official ...
LA cop who got disability pay arrested for lying about martial arts classes, DA says - Biloxi Sun Herald
LA cop who got disability pay arrested for lying about martial arts classes, DA says Biloxi Sun Herald
LAPD officer Mario Jacinto of Diamond Bar faces felony workers' compensation fraud charges after LA prosecutors said he misrepresented a job injury, got ...
One-Punch Man Tests Saitama's Martial Arts Skills Comicbook.com
One-Punch Man's second season gave Saitama a new goal to strive for. While the first season had Saitama facing all sorts of monsters in the hopes of a ...
Wolfpak Martial Arts Raises Money For Family After Tragedy WMFD.com
MOUNT GILEAD, OH- Wolfpak Martial Arts hosted a fundraiser on Saturday to benefit the Boggs family of Shelby. Josh Boggs and his family was in a tragic car ...
Youth Martial Arts: Sidekicks earns six tourney medals Napa Valley Register
Napa's Sidekicks Martial Arts sent five members of its competition team to the Golden State Championship in Vallejo and each brought home gold.
Local martial arts instructor brings home gold Benitolink: San Benito County News
Hollister martial arts instructor Mark Preader recently returned from Portugal with a gold medal after competing in the World All-Styles Championship Martial Arts ...
Karate Combat Fights Towards Vewd's First Martial Arts Sports App on Smart TVs Sports Video Group
Karate Combat announced a partnership with Vewd, offering Karate Combat's app and *content* on Vewd-enabled devices worldwide. It is the first martial ...
Legislature OKs legalization of martial arts weapon San Tan Sun News
Capitol Media Services. Arizona could soon lose the distinction of being one of only three states in the nation where two sticks tied together with a piece of chain ...
Local martial artists kick their way onto national team Elizabethtown News Enterprise
Local students from Victory Martial Arts in Elizabethtown will be traveling to Austria as part of the World Karate and Kickboxing Union U.S. team.
Martial arts instructor pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with underage student nwitimes.com
VALPARAISO — A 25-year-old Gary woman pleaded guilty Monday morning to sexual misconduct with one of her martial arts students beginning when the girl ...
Rare Bruce Lee interview before he became world famous unearthed South China Morning Post
YouTube is a treasure trove of gems from the past and present and fans of Bruce Lee were pleasantly surprised to see extremely rare colour footage of the ...
How Bruce Lee and street fighting in Hong Kong helped create MMA South China Morning Post
Most people credit the US with inventing mixed martial arts (MMA) but combat sports have long been an intrinsic part of Hong Kong's culture. As a teenager ...
'John Wick 3 -- Parabellum' Review: Exhilarating Martial Arts Classic Breitbart
The “parabellum” in the title of John Wick: Chapter 3 comes from the Latin Si vis pacem, para bellum — translation: If you desire peace, prepare for war, a line ...
One-Punch Man: Saitama Enters the World of Martial Arts | CBR CBR
The latest episode of One-Punch Man has Saitama's newfound interest in martial arts lead him to seeking out worthy opponents in a tournament.
Martial Arts Tournament in Luzerne County WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
DALLAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Martial artists from across our area and several other states showed off their skills in Luzerne County on Sunday. Misericordia ...
Free martial arts classes Camarillo Acorn
B2 Fitness will host free community martial arts classes on Sun., June 2 at 846 Arneill Road, Camarillo. Capoeira is a traditional Brazilian martial art that.
'Cage Mom' martial arts champ says Aurora street cred helped push her to victory - Sentinel Colorado
'Cage Mom' martial arts champ says Aurora street cred helped push her to victory Sentinel Colorado
Michelle Waterson – one of the world's top female martial arts fighters – got her gumption in Aurora. Waterson, 33, was born and raised in Aurora and graduated ...
"Giving back what I was taught," man instructs Martial Arts amid cancer battle WMTV
Ken Bent is in the middle of chemotherapy for his stage four cancer. Continuing to teach Martial Arts has been a form of medicine for him.
Local Karate students show the benefits of martial arts WV News
Martial arts are built and honor tradition, and it's no different at the USA Martial Arts Training Center where a board adorns the wall with the names and highest ...
Jesse Finney: The man behind the Shamrock FC machine The Body Lock
Jesse Finney, a Strikeforce veteran, is the owner of Missouri-based Shamrock FC. The promotion has put on 300+ events and has lofty goals.
The best martial arts movies on Amazon Prime The Daily Dot
As other streaming services increasingly focus on creating their own original *content*, Amazon Prime has been quietly building its back catalog. Buying the rights ...
Aces of Trades: Chuck Jackson stars in martial arts, movies and FX The Newark Advocate
PATASKALA – Chuck Jackson hoped to work in the robotics field but that, he said, “never materialized.” Instead, what did materialize were simultaneous careers ...
New martial arts center planned for Sand Springs Tulsa World
A man is planning to open a martial arts center in the 1100 block of E. Charles Page Boulevard.
Episode 070 : Martial Arts and Kindness w/ Stan Haehl WOUB
Posted on: Thursday, May 2, 2019. < < Back to Audio Player. https://ohio.streamguys1.com/TheKindnessPodcast/mp3/070StanHaehl.mp3. 00:00. 00:00. 00:00.
One Championship, the Asian Martial Arts Brand, Eyes Film Foray Hollywood Reporter
Asian sports media company One Championship is planning to extend its *content* production beyond live shows and reality series into filmmaking.
Jaye Spiro on 40 Years Teaching the Art of Empowerment pride source.com
Despite operating a martial arts school for decades, practicing various forms for almost 50 years and pioneering early self-defense courses for women across the ...
Karate helps Parkinson’s patients with mind-body connection – and more WGN TV Chicago
Parkinson's patients are finding success by attacking the disease that attacks movement with karate. It's a discipline centered on the mind body connection.
Masterful Parenting: Benefits of Martial Arts Classes WJHL-TV News Channel 11
Master Mom, Amanda Olson, along with Donna Bolton and Aurielle Murphy join us on Daytime to talk about how kids can build up confidence and life skills by ...
The 'knight' of Nichols Hall: Professor fights to preserve medieval martial arts - K-State Collegian
The 'knight' of Nichols Hall: Professor fights to preserve medieval martial arts K-State Collegian
Among the brick walls and battlements of Nichols Hall, a remnant from the Middle Ages lives on: Daniel Ireton, associate professor and academic services ...
On the Go with Joe at Ballistic Martial Arts and Fitness KPTV.com
WOODLAND, WA (KPTV) – A new fitness studio doesn't just offer a good workout, it also empowers women.
Waterman's Martial Arts closes out successful year | Local News Oneida Dispatch
Oneida, N.Y. — Waterman's Martial Arts recently closed out a successful 2018-2019 tournament season.
Motorcyclist killed in Cary wreck was beloved owner of Knightdale martial arts school CBS17.com
CARY, N.C. (WNCN) - The beloved owner of a Knightdale martial arts school died in a motorcycle crash Tuesday morning in Cary. Dan Raines and his wife ...
‘Very dirty’: China demands apology for taekwondo fighter’s disqualification - South China Morning Post
‘Very dirty’: China demands apology for taekwondo fighter’s disqualification South China Morning Post
Chinese taekwondo officials and media have demanded an apology and a lifetime ban for the referee who disqualified their Olympic champion Zheng Shuyin ...
How karate helped Lewis Hamilton handle the school bullies South China Morning Post
Formula One world champion opens up on the 'sadness' of his tough childhood as 'one of three black kids in my school' – but karate helped him stand up for ...
Lincoln teen honored with governor’s volunteerism award Delaware State News
LINCOLN — Jacob Collazo isn't just teaching martial arts. He's teaching positive attitude, work habits, situational awareness and life skills to children.
Akron to host Gedatsukai Martial Arts Federation - News Akron Beacon Journal
The Gedatsukai Martial Arts Federation will host its sixth annual Master's Belt and awards ceremony Friday and Saturday at the Akron/Fairlawn DoubleTree by ...
Mohamad Tabatabai, Who Teaches Martial Arts Classes in Tarzana CA, Celebrates 40 Years of Teaching Martial Arts - Associated Press
Mohamad Tabatabai, Who Teaches Martial Arts Classes in Tarzana CA, Celebrates 40 Years of Teaching Martial Arts Associated Press
Press release *content* from ACCESSWIRE. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
Video of Kettering martial arts student breaking board is reminder to never give up FOX 45 NOW
KETTERING, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - An inspiring video is serving as a reminder to never give up. The founder of Total Taekwondo and Fitness in Kettering ...
Mixed Martial Arts Event Set For Saturday KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com
Kansas Crossing Casino will host the Walkout FC 16 Border Wars Saturday night at 8 PM. The event will feature amateur and professional fighters.
Halle Berry learned three years of martial arts in six months for ‘John Wick 3’ TheGrio
Halle Berry will co-star alongside Keanu Reeves in the forthcoming film, John Wick 3: Parabellum, and to do so she pulled three years of martial arts training into ...
MMA legend Miesha Tate on motherhood, being a mixed martial arts instructor, and life in Singapore - Mashable SE Asia
MMA legend Miesha Tate on motherhood, being a mixed martial arts instructor, and life in Singapore Mashable SE Asia
If you've been following mixed martial arts, then the name Miesha Tate should not be a stranger to your ears (and eyes). The 32-year-old is well known in the ...
Founder of Martial arts program returns to St. Joseph for Anniversary KQ2.com
Chan Yu founded the Academy that bears his name in 1974, He returned to St. Joe for the 45th Anniversary.
It's all about teaching for Michael Jessup at Carbondale's Family Martial Arts Academy - The Southern
It's all about teaching for Michael Jessup at Carbondale's Family Martial Arts Academy The Southern
Michael Jessup remembers when he first became fascinated with martial arts. Like many others who pursue tae kwan do, karate and jujutsu, it was the movies ...
Thief Makes Unwise Choice of Robbing a Female Martial Arts Instructor USA Carry
Robbing a gun store is high on the list of bad ideas. Well you can add robbing a martial arts instructor to that list. Criminals are just dumb.
Martial arts competition finds home at Memorial Hall KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com
People of all different martial arts backgrounds put their skills to the test Saturday.
Masterful Parenting: Olson's Martial Arts Academy WJHL-TV News Channel 11
Master Mom, Amanda Olson, brings parents Amanda Peterson and Mary Mccormick to Daytime to talk about their experiences with Olson's Martial Arts Academy ...
Roseburg Martial Arts Academy fares well in Region 1 Championship NRToday.com
SAN FRANCISCO — Roseburg Martial Arts Academy had 14 compete in the Region 1 Championship on May 4.
Sherdog’s Official Mixed Martial Arts Rankings - Back on Track Sherdog.com
Rafael dos Anjos is no gatekeeper for the welterweight division.
Jiu Jitsu on tap at martial arts facility Asheboro Courier Tribune
ASHEBORO — Sarah Burns, who recently opened Warrior Life Martial Arts in Asheboro with her husband, Billy, became involved in martial arts when she was ...
Spotlight on DC: Dynamic Martial Arts: Women's self defense workshop KPIC News
Olga Keith joins us to talk about the upcoming self defense workshop being held on May 18th. To reserve your spot for this FREE woman's workshop please call ...
10 martial arts movies on Netflix you need to watch The Daily Dot
Picking a list of the best martial arts movies is nearly impossible. It's a world featuring thousands of fighting styles and just as many different kinds of stories.
Bangor fighter's pro MMA debut ended in defeat Bangor Daily News
Fred Lear's professional mixed martial arts debut came up short at Saturday night's NEF 38 show in Portland.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...
An Ode to 'Kung Faux'—the Show That Married Martial Arts and Hip-Hop DJBooth
We take a look back at the Fuse show 'Kung Faux' and its relationship to hip-hop.
GIRL SCOUTS EXPLORE MARTIAL ARTS | Schools Harrison Daily
Local Girl Scouts recently got together at Rhuel Luttrell's Academy of Self Defense and Karate. There Girl Scouts learned about different Martial art styles and ...
Nunchuck Bans Have Fallen in New York and Arizona. Will Others Follow? The New York Times
After Bruce Lee popularized nunchucks, lawmakers and the police clamped down on the weapons. Decades later, those regulations are being revisited.
Mixed martial arts: West Salem's Garrett Carlson finds athletic outlet La Crosse Tribune
ONALASKA — Garrett Carlson can't help but laugh when he recounts the story that began his career in mixed martial arts.
Local martial artists perform well at tournament | Sports WV News
A four-member team from the USA Martial Arts Training Center in Weston participated in the Mountain State Karate Championships. The tournament was held in ...
Graduate honors father's memory with martial arts success, LU degree Liberty News
As a freshman, Tykeyah Henderson made two promises to her father, Arthur, before he died of stomach cancer at 58 on Feb. 19, 2015 — to win a National ...
Wapato boxing gym could be open by June 30, city administrator says Yakima Herald-Republic
Charlee Elyea was 3 when she started studying Goju Ryu, an Okinawan style of karate.
After martial arts instructor fends off thief, police warn of fighting back against criminals - WWLTV.com
After martial arts instructor fends off thief, police warn of fighting back against criminals WWLTV.com
NEW ORLEANS —. It's video you can't help but watch over and over again. “He definitely seemed shocked!” martial arts instructor Meredith Livengood said.
Martial artists bring home hardware | Sports Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
While they usually only send a handful of participants to tournaments, the students at Hopkinsville Martial Arts came out in big numbers last weekend as 20 ...
A Great Question!
It's a question that we went back and forth with for awhile ourselves many moons ago. The "how" and "why" of our conclusions may be of some interest.
Generating More Power from Hip Rotation - Lessons from Martial Arts
One of the important lessons of Martial Arts training is the ability to use hip rotation as a way to generate power and speed for maximum impact.Martial artists know that the hips are where the body's 'center of gravity' is located.
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.
The Rebels Guide to Cultivating Vitality
Many Taoists recluses and Buddhists monks dwelled in mountains and forests to observe, listen, and meditate in order to gather deeper understanding and greater knowledge of nature than is possible when living in the milieu of human society.Often in search of extraordinary longevity and treasures of life, these extraordinary men (and a few women) moved from observation of nature to experimentation and development of the body.
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.
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.
Catholic Self Defense
Note: I wrote this essay regarding the development of Tekkenryu jujutsu. However, I think it is applicable for all methods of self defense.
"Fronting": The dodge to get in close to you. The frontal assault, as opposed to the ambush.
Samurai Swords - Choosing a Sword to Buy
It's undeniable that a well placed and mounted samurai sword or samurai sword set looks fantastic and an ads character to any room of the home, but is it worth spending upwards of $650 on such a sword or sword set? This all depends on your reasons for buying a samurai sword.If you are merely purchasing a samurai sword for display purposes and positioning it as a focal point in a room then you certainly don't need to spend anything like the amount suggested above, you can just go for a relatively cheap manufactured replica with the necessary sword stand.
Eight Simple Rules for Saving Your Life
Let's put the non-lethal fantasy to rest.1.
Samurai Swords and The Swordsmiths
Back in the early times of sword manufacture, the production of super strong high-grade carbon steel wasn't even a vague dream. But we know, as history has taught us, that sword makers of ancient times still managed to produce superb quality, strong weapons.
Applying Law of Gravity to Judo
In judo it is important to throw your opponent by making use of his loss of balance, the law at work here is the law of gravity. We know that Sir Isaac Newton discovered the law of gravitation by seeing an apple fall from a tree.
Are You Still Standing Toe to Toe?
How many times do you practice techniques with your training partner and you stay in the same spot? Next time you are training, see how much you and your partner move. You will find you move very little or not at all.
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.
I Know Karate and Kung Fu and Lots of Other Foreign Words!
Martial arts have become incredibly popular in the US. Drive through any little strip shopping center in nearly any city and you're likely to see a martial arts studio.
Judo Nagewaza (Throwing Technique) In The Street
How practical are throwing techniques (nagewaza) for self-defense or street-fighting? NOT VERY!The Japanese themselves have a saying, "One year for newaza (ground technique), TEN YEARS for nagewaza (Throwing technique)". It takes ten times as long to become proficient at throwing than it does at ground fighting.
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.
Content, Are We?
I asked a simple question at the last seminar:"How much has everyone improved in the year since we last got together?"I've practiced the same basics everyday for decades.Everyday Rain or shine.
What Can We Learn From What Has Already Been Done?
Pre-WWII Judo was a far different thing than what we see now.The Japanese in particular, being on a global war footing, practiced a type of Judo that has little in common with the "sport" of today.
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.
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