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Martial Arts


Traditionally, people trained in Martial Arts in order to utilized their skills as
a form of attack and defense in both armed and unarmed combat. Today,
people train in Martial Arts in order to keep fit, as a form of meditation, to
learn self-discipline and as a competitive sport.

Although Western culture associates Martial Arts with Asian countries,
many countries developed their own Martial Arts as a form of military
defense, prior to modern technology. There are many different styles of
Marital Arts, such as Ju Jitsu, Tai Chi and Karate.

All styles of Martial Arts follow a system of teaching. During teaching, a
student is taught a series of forms. These forms, once learnt, help the
student to develop a technique that they can then utilize when needed.
There are also different levels of training that a student can progress
through, once they have mastered the first level.

All students must study under a Master of the particular Martial Art that
they wish to learn with the hope of one day becoming also a Master. This
is the traditional way in which the skills all Martial Arts has been handed
down over the generations.

Children as young as four or five can be started on the road to their or their parents chosen Martial Art and when trained by a sympathetic teacher or coach it can be made fun.

The competitive side of Martial Arts can be preceded by an intensive bout of training and so any children considering taking up competitive Martial Arts should be aware of this. The benefits are great when you win your first competition and get your first medal!

Many Martial Arts have a belt grading system and the gaining of a new belt can give you the inspiration to keep going and to better yourself even further. It is also something tangible that proves progress which can be very important to a child.

When considering taking up a Martial Art investigate them and make an informed decision as all are contact sports although some require more contact than others.

Find out about alternative ways to workout at http://www.a1-workoutworld.com where the focus is on Pilates, Yoga, and Martial Arts!


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New York Daily News

Black belt muscled out of Long Island school by martial arts king: lawsuit
New York Daily News
Before the showdown, Belluomo operated a martial arts school in Seaford, one of a chain of Schulmann-branded schools. And according to the suit, he believed he was contractually owed a share of the profits from another Schulmann school in Manhasset, ...



NBC 7 San Diego

Martial Arts Studio Fights Back Against Assaults
NBC 7 San Diego
There have been five assaults reported on women in San Diego's North Park community over the last two months and one martial arts studio is determined to fight back. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala speaks with instructors and students at Impact Krav Maga ...



Business partner sues martial arts mogul 'Tiger' Schulmann
New York Post
Long Island martial-arts magnate Daniel “Tiger” Schulmann threatened to flatten a former black belt student of his after the man complained about a franchise deal, a new federal lawsuit claims. Joseph Belluomo, 39, of Lindenhurst, claims that Schulmann ...



Martial arts: Wais student wins silver at taekwondo national championships
Tracy Press
Faith Murphy has a good head start on her goal of attaining a black belt in taekwondo. On July 3, the 9-year-old yellow belt from Wais Martial Arts Academy in Tracy finished just shy of a national championship. She won the silver medal in the 8-9 girls ...

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azcentral.com

Scottsdale-based program is 'martial arts of football'
azcentral.com
Now, with his former Cardinals teammate, defensive lineman Gabe Watson, the Safe program has been born out of a mixed-martial-arts gym in Scottsdale called Fight Ready. Incorporating jujitsu moves, it teaches blocking and pass-rushing techniques with ...



Sandy Martial Arts Students Take on Leadership Reaction Course and ...
PR.com (press release)
Sandy, UT, July 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Last weekend Personal Mastery Martial Arts hosted their semi-annual Accelerated Belt Challenge – an intensive weekend full of martial arts and leadership training. The students who participate not only earned their ...



Business Clarksville

Crow Community Center hosts a new Martial Arts program
Business Clarksville
Bowen & Reagan Combative Arts & Fitness is a competitive martial arts class that serves students from the recreational level to the international level. Taught by instructors Donnie Bowen and Mackel Reagan, this class strives to assist each student in ...



Martial Arts expert wants to teach life skills that pack a punch
ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA
"Ninja Turtles got me started, when I was five years, I begged my mom, and she didn't put me in it right away, my mom didn't want to put in martial arts because she thought it was all fighting," Robert Bentley, the owner of Legacy Martial Arts, said ...



Celestial takes martial arts rights
C21Media
Pan-Asian channels operator Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has secured exclusive rights to mixed martial arts programming for its action-focused channel KIX. The deals are with IMG Media for World Series of Fighting (WSOF), one of the fastest ...
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Martial Arts Center to Host Free Handgun Defense Seminar
KREX News Channel 5
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- With gun safety becoming a larger issue, the Martial Arts Research Systems of Colorado will be hosting a free handgun defense seminar on Thursday. An instructor will teach basic gun defense awareness, mental and physical ...


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