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Martial Arts Information

How to Become A Modern-Day Ninja Master


The ninja were a military order in Japan. Most people have seen them in movies and fictional books.

Do You Take Yours Trained or Untrained?


If you ain't pissing anyone off, you're not doing anything worth while. Like religion and politics, martial arts are not for a lack of its zealots.

Is it a "Hurt" or is it an "Injury"


My father fed me this line every time I felt pain or discomfort. Growing up the coach's son was not without difficulty.

A Few Things Everyone Should Know to Keep Themselves Safe


The following are a few thoughts about how to decrease your chances of being a victim of a violent crime. I know a lot of times we focus on the nuts and bolts of a fight and we assume most of us know these things and this information is common knowledge for some of you, but it some times it's always good to review.

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.

Grown Man Quits After 3 Mat Pulls!


A matt pull is the simple act of lying on flat on your stomach, reaching in front of you and pulling your self across the mat. This is one exercise that helps develop your muscles for grappling.

Why Every Cop Should Study Judo Part 1


Up until 30 years ago, JUDO was the martial art. Then with the introduction of the more mysterious martial arts with more of a "killing" edge to them this coupled with the focus of the USJF/USJI (the leading Judo organizations in the US and the world) focus on Olympic competition and the simple fact that training in judo is painful and to this day, very difficult to get a black belt rank in it, especially if you are in a competitive area.

Tae Kwon Do As A Means To Stay In Shape


Becoming a martial artist is a fanatastic method of fitness. While there are many martial art forms to choose from, taekwondo is clearly the most beneficial, and the most practical.

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.

Okinawan Karate


So you are thinking of starting to train in okinawan karate. There are a lot of choices as far as okinawan karate schools are concerned.

Aikido Philosophy: An Oriental Concept of Energy, Self, and Mind


PrefaceThere are many different ways to understand Aikido philosophy and perceive, utilize, and benefit from energy. What I offer here is one of many ways.

Martial Arts Strength Training


According to various sources on the internet, a 1996 article in Iron Man Magazine revealed Bruce Lee's workout. In addition to his cardio and karate workouts, Lee lifted weights three times a week and performed the following routine:clean and presses 2 x 8squats 2 x 12barbell pullovers 2 x 8bench presses 2 x 6good mornings 2 x 8barbell curls 2 x 8Unfortunately, he injured his back doing good mornings, which nearly ruined his career.

Fun Games for Children Training in Martial Arts


Keeping children interested in their Martial Arts training requires an element of fun and games. Traditionalists are usually only concerned with the discipline and structure of their training, but incorporating fun games involving proper techniques will add to the value of training and keep the kids interested.

What To Expect When You Least Expect It


The time you will be attacked you will most likely be:DistractedOut numberedAloneThere will be no back upYou will be in the fight of your life.Specific Defenses don't work.

Learning the Modern Dynamics of Judo


You may have the erroneous idea that force is not necessary in judo, especially when you see a sixty-year-old instructor throwing many young- and strong men seemingly without effort. Dynamics, however, denies this illusion.

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Meet Fair Haven Martial Arts' latest, youngest black belts
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East Peoria man trains for martial arts championship
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Team Martial Arts opens in Carol Stream
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The second Team Martial Arts studio in the area – there is another location at 1058 E. Schaumburg Road in Streamwood – the studio offers group and semi-private group lessons in Hapkido and Taekwondo, one of the most popular martial arts, according to a ...



Local sensei celebrates 20 years in martial arts business
San Jose Mercury News
Earning a black belt is a great achievement and each level/degree achieved thereafter requires not only a proficiency of judged skills but also a continued living commitment to character and humility. Sensei Lee Byrd is a 5th degree black belt. The ...



Lincoln Times-News

Martial arts master faces another fight
Lincoln Times-News
He can remember the work that enabled him to become a martial arts grand master and helping troubled teens change their lives for the better. It's the simple things he can't remember. Things like doctor appointments, what he had for lunch and what he ...



Spectator.co.uk

The definitive literary guide to mixed martial arts
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The way of the fist, foot and fun: Pacific Fusion Martial Arts opens ...
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Chuck Norris' martial arts roots still planted at Osan Air Base
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Shin was drafted into the Korean Army in 1958 and served as a martial arts instructor to Korean and American service members stationed at Osan. After Shin and Norris' military service, the two continued to train and their friendship remained until Shin ...



International Business Times

'Kings Of Kung Fu' PC Game Pays Tribute To Classic Martial Arts Movies
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The story of the “Kings of Kung Fu” is about the mysterious Red Ronin, who makes a tournament for 14 martial arts stuntmen, each of whom must face each other in one-on-one combat to determine the winner. The winner must then take on Red Ronin himself ...


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