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Baguazhang


Land of the Stars

Esquire.comEsquire.com - Apr 24, 2018
He knows Mandarin because for many years, starting in childhood, he practiced baguazhang, a Chinese martial art that “has its roots in revelatory Taoist practice,” he says. No, he has never traveled to Europe, but he went to Japan once and has visited ...  

Arnis


Princess Sheryl Valdez takes home five golds in arnis for Soccsksargen

ESPNESPN - Apr 17, 2018
BANTAY, Ilocos Sur - Princess Sheryl Valdez, who is starting to establish herself as an arnis prodigy at age 11, has already done her family a big favor. Thanks in large part to her athletic prowess, her family now has another source of income aside ...  

Aikido


Hays aikido instructor studies in Japan with martial arts master

hays Posthays Post - May 13, 2018
A Hays Aikido instructor recently spent more than a month of grueling 15-hour days in Japan studying with a martial arts master. Brandon Nimz, second-degree black belt, said he gained a new perspective of his martial art, the Japanese culture and life.  

Boxing


Bob Arum says Jeff Horn can become boxing 'superstar' with win ...

ESPNESPN - May 18, 2018
Legendary boxing promotor Bob Arum believes Jeff Horn will become the "big superstar of the welterweight division" should he emerge victorious over Terence ...  

Capoeira


Medalist at capoeira world championships explains basics of the martial arts

ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News - May 18, 2018
A Filipino fighter is making his name in the world of capoeira. Mestre Fantasma, who won silver in the 77-kilogram category at the Capoeira World Championships, talks about his experience on "Gametime." -- ANC, Gametime, May 18, 2018. For more sports ...  

Fencing


Race Imboden Reclaims No. 1 Foil Fencing World Ranking After 3-Year Wait

TeamUSA.orgTeamUSA.org - May 20, 2018
Race Imboden had been waiting nearly three years for what finally came Saturday evening in Shanghai. With a bronze medal earned at a grand prix event, the two-time Olympic foil fencer returned to the No. 1 ranking in the world. He last held that spot ...  

Free Fighting


Iaido


Dogwood Ridge Tokoshi Martial Arts Dojo stars in past events

Portsmouth Daily TimesPortsmouth Daily Times - Apr 16, 2018
Students from the Dogwood Ridge Tokoshi Martial Arts Dojo participated at the AKJU 50th Anniversary Ohio State Karate, Ju-Jitsu and Iaido Championship in Chillicothe, Ohio on March 24 and April 15th, as well as the annual Cobra Karate Championship in ...  

Ju Jitsu


UNESCO Traditional Sports Leader Discusses Growth of Ju-Jitsu

India WestIndia West - Apr 29, 2018
UNESCO Traditional Sports and Games rapporteur and secretary general of the Adhoc Advisory Committee Shammi Rana and U.S. Ju-Jitsu Federation president Bruce R. Bethers recently met in Reno, Nev., to discuss the development of UNESCO. Longtime ...  

Judo


Lennox Island club sending three to Judo Nat'ls

The Journal PioneerThe Journal Pioneer - May 15, 2018
Karlyn Shea, left, and Loren Enman competing in the U21, 70kg class at the Atlantic Judo championships in Summerside in March. Shea went on to win gold in the competition which saw both Lennox Island athletes move up an age class and Enman a weight ...  

Karate


Tracy's Karate holds 104th tournament

The Ellsworth AmericanThe Ellsworth American - May 18, 2018
BUCKSPORT — Tracy's Karate of Ellsworth recently held its 104th tournament at Bucksport High School. The event was a big draw with more than 200 competitors in attendance. Students from dojos in Ellsworth, on Mount Desert Island and in Deer Isle, ...  

Kempo


Wereldkampioen Kempo is Tilburgse PhD-student

Independent Website Tilburg UniversityIndependent Website Tilburg University - May 1, 2018
Michiel van Rijn heeft de gouden medaille gewonnen tijdens het Wereldkampioenschap Kempo te Boedapest, zo meldt de Facebook-pagina van de Tilburgse sociologen. Van Rijn deed de premaster en de master sociologie in Tilburg en is sinds 9 maanden ...  

Kendo


Progress: developer chatbot tools are now 'a thing'
ComputerWeekly.com (blog) - May 14, 2018

Let's face it, developer chatbot tools are now 'a thing'. Among the companies now seeking to build in this space is Progress (pls pronounce Prog-Ress, not Prow-Gress) — the firm has now added conversational UI components for Telerik and Kendo UI.  

Kickboxing


Moving U: Kickboxing Isn't just A Combat Sport, It's A Great Workout

CBS MiamiCBS Miami - Apr 23, 2018
PLANTATION (CBSMiami) – Kickboxing is described as a stand-up combat sport, but when you take the combat out and leave the contact, it also makes for a great workout. Kickboxing is a form of karate mixed with boxing that, when done with a group, is ...  

Kung Fu


Kung Fu Releases New 'Ninja Cuts' Single 'Caught Up'

JamBaseJamBase - May 15, 2018
The catchy “Caught Up” was recorded by Kung Fu at Funkhaus Music, a production house run by members of West End Blend. Keyboardist Beau Sasser wrote the infectious track. “'Caught Up' is about your typical bad day. I was inspired by the movie The ...  

Mixed Martial Arts


Rebel Group, Inc. Announces Record Viewership for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Tournament in Shanghai, China
PR Newswire (press release) - May 14, 2018

SINGAPORE, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebel Group, Inc. ("Rebel" or the "Company"; OTC: REBL), a Mixed Martial Arts ("MMA") entertainment company, specializing in organizing, promoting and hosting MMA events, announced today the viewership ...  

Krav Maga


Locals using Krav Maga to practice self-defense

KLFYKLFY - May 15, 2018
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) - Life is precious, but it is also unpredictable. In today's world, being well-prepared for the dangers of real-world situations could make the difference between life or death. Ingrid Hayes a Krav Maga student who wants to be ...  

Muay Thai


International Muay Thai competition at Canterbury this weekend

SW News MediaSW News Media - May 8, 2018
Come one, come all to see fighters from all over the world compete in Shakopee. On May 12 at Canterbury Expo Center, Driller Fights will be hosting its fourth Muay Thai competition and it's bound to be exciting. Muay Thai is a combat sport originating ...  

Professional Wrestling


The Dive: Five Good Things Happening Right Now in Professional Wrestling

Sports Al Dente (press release) (blog)Sports Al Dente (press release) (blog) - May 15, 2018
It can be hard to find the positives in professional wrestling sometimes. A lot of times, people tend to focus on the bad things more than the good things, which is a bad mentality to have with anything. That's why I want to take this time to spotlight ...  

Silat


Tenders for sites on Cuscaden Road, Mattar Road and Silat Avenue go to highest bidders

The Business TimesThe Business Times - May 17, 2018
The site on Silat Avenue, a 22,851.6 sq m part-residential and part-residential with commercial-at-first-storey development, was awarded to UOL Venture Investments Pte Ltd, UIC Homes Pte Ltd and Kheng Leong Company (Private) Limited. The consortium ...  

Savate


State Savate teams bring home 14 medals
E-Pao.net - Apr 22, 2018

Imphal, April 21 2018: Manipur Savate teams brought home a haul of 12 gold medals and 2 silver medals from the National Savate Federation Cup 2018 for Sub-Junior, Junior and Senior (Boys and girls) which was held from April 14 to 17 at Shaheed Bhagat ...  

Sumo


Sumo Wrestling Commentator Doreen Simmons Dies At 85 : NPR

NPRNPR - May 16, 2018
Doreen Simmons was born in Nottingham, England, and graduated from Cambridge University and somehow wound up in Japan commenting on Sumo ...  

Taekwondo


High-ranking taekwondo instructor makes stop in Asheville studio ...

WLOSWLOS - May 12, 2018
One of the highest ranking taekwondo instructors in the world makes stop in the mountains.Suk Jun Kim, Master Kim to his students, spent the day at Sun Soo ...  

Tai Chi Chuan


Meet Doreen Hynd, 92, tai chi chuan master

ecnsecns - Apr 28, 2018
A 30-year practitioner of the ancient Chinese art, Hynd is honored by the United Nations. Balance is a word that you'll hear often from Doreen Hynd, a 92-year-old tai chi chuan master who has taught the martial art for almost 30 years in both the U.S ...  

Taijiquan


Il maestro Davide Migliorisi terrà un seminario a Pescara sul Taijiquan Stile Chen

Ragusa OggiRagusa Oggi - May 18, 2018
Il Centro Sohan di Peruzzi apre le proprie porte ad un ciclo di seminari tenuti dai Maestri della commissione tecnica ITKA, essendo rimasto affascinato dal Taijiquan stile Chen, di cui il Maestro Migliorisi è un esperto. Si tratta del secondo ...  

Taijutsu


Saigen gooit opnieuw hoge ogen

Het NieuwsbladHet Nieuwsblad - Apr 24, 2018
Sint-Niklaas - Taijutsu Saigen blijft het prima doen. Deze keer tijdens het Belgisch Kampioenschap in Gent en eerder ook al in onder meer Sint-Niklaas met het Open Vlaams Kampioenschap. Tijdens het Belgisch Kampioenschap in Gent in de Sport ...  

Tang Soo Do


School Notes 5/14/2018

Scranton Times-TribuneScranton Times-Tribune - May 14, 2018
Ty is working to become an instructor in Tang Soo Do and has been competing since he was 6 years old. Ty goes to class twice a week, and being involved has helped him to become more outgoing and to be able to stand up in front of people and present, ...  

Thai Boxing


Melton Thai boxing gym dominates junior world championships

Melton TimesMelton Times - May 17, 2018
Melton's Assassins Muay Thai Gym led the way once again as its young fighters dominated the WKU World Junior Championships in Birmingham. The gym was the most successful team, bringing home six gold medals, two second places and a third in the ...  

Turkish Wrestling


Turkish wrestler wins gold in European Championship

Anadolu AgencyAnadolu Agency - May 1, 2018
... in men's 130kg greco roman category, Kayaalp defeated Russian opponent Vitalii Shchur by a 2-1 score. The victory marked Kayaalp's eighth European title -- seven are consecutive -- equalizing another Turkish wrestling legend Hamza Yerlikaya's record.  

Wing Chun


From watching Bruce Lee movies to winning wing chun gold: wushu brings Yvette Kong serenity in the swimming pool

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - May 16, 2018
The southern China martial art was popularised in Hong Kong by the 2008 box-office smash Ip Man, in which wing chun grandmaster Donnie Yen played the titular role. “Practising wushu has helped me in different stages of my life,” said Kong. “When I was ...  

Wrestling


Former US captain Todd Clever cites SBW as he considers pro wrestling

Stuff.co.nzStuff.co.nz - May 21, 2018
Former US rugby captain Todd Clever has cited All Black Sonny Bill Williams' boxing past as he eyes up a switch to professional wrestling. The 35-year-old played 76 matches for the Eagles before retiring last year, and has since been approached by the ...  

Xingyiquan


A Legnano un seminario sul karate delle Ryukyu

SportLegnano.itSportLegnano.it - May 12, 2018
È uno stile molto combattivo ed eclettico, avendo subito influenze da vari metodi come: Xingyiquan, Baihequan, Okinawa-te e Jujutsu. Le sue complesse peculiarità tecniche si fondono nella paradossale semplicità d'azione al fine di rendere la difesa ...  

Cage Fighting


 
 
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