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UN celebrates Chinese Language Day with showcase of traditional Chinese craftsmanship

XinhuaXinhua - Apr 20, 2016
Wong Hon Chi, Chairman of Shanghai BaGuaZhang Association, performs as a part of Chinese Language Day celebrations at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, on April 19, 2016. The United Nations marked the seventh Chinese Language Day here ...  


Cardinals soar past BBEAL foes in arnis

Sun.StarSun.Star - Feb 15, 2018
With nine titles already in the bag for the Cardinals, UB athletes continue their romp with a 14 gold , one silver and three bronze medals to bag the over-all championship in arnis held at the Philippine Military Academy's (PMA) Juarado Hall on ...  


Finding the Center: Aikido Olympia Designated a Non-Profit

ThurstonTalkThurstonTalk - Feb 14, 2018
If you find yourself downtown looking at the unassuming storefront situated on Columbia Street between Hannah's Bar and Grill and The Estate Store, you probably won't notice those differences. On weekday evenings, you will still see adults and children ...  


Deontay Wilder: Anybody that's cheating in boxing should go to jail

Bad Left HookBad Left Hook - Mar 10, 2018
Money rules boxing. “It's just sad that this stuff is going on in boxing — that these guys need to do these kinds of things to have a come-up, to get an edge over these fighters. We risk our lives in the ring anyway. Now you're putting something in ...  


Afro-Brazilian Samba and Capoeira workshop to be held March 17
Penn State News - Mar 8, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An Afro-Brazilian Samba and Capoeira workshop will be coming to Penn State from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, in the HUB-Flex Theatre, with special guests Mestre Efraim Silva and Thelma Ladeira, of the Connecticut Capoeira ...  


Fencing Programs Finish at NCAA's
Stevens Institute of Technology - Mar 10, 2018

EASTON, Pa. (March 10, 2018) – The Stevens Institute of Technology men's and women's fencing programs competed at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic/South Regional on Saturday in both teams' season finale. Michelle Drobish and Abby Kaye of the women's team and Noah ...  

Free Fighting


The last 'Cambodian' Samurai

Khmer TimesKhmer Times - Feb 21, 2018
When I first went to Japan, I shared a small apartment in Tokyo with a giant Englishman named Andre Bardega, and there were deep grooves in the ceiling. This was because Andre was studying Iaido and using a real sword, and I had to be very careful ...  

Ju Jitsu

Hardware haul for Israelis at Ju-Jitso Worlds

The Jerusalem PostThe Jerusalem Post - Mar 4, 2018
Hardware haul for Israelis at Ju-Jitso Worlds. Israeli Ju-Jitsu World Championship medalists . (photo credit: Courtesy). Israel's delegation to the Ju-Jitsu World Championship for Juniors (under-21) and Aspirants (under-18) returned home from Abu Dhabi ...  


Domingo wins gold at Judo Youth National Championships

SouthCoastToday.comSouthCoastToday.com - Mar 14, 2018
SOMERSET — As Dominique Domingo has pursued her dream of some day competing in judo at the Olympic Games, she recently won a gold medal at the USA Judo Youth National Championships in York, Pa. Dominique, a Somerset resident, won three matches to take ...  


'The Karate Kid' villain returns in YouTube Red series, 'Cobra Kai'
Tribune-Review - Mar 8, 2018

... in which he faced off against Daniel LaRusso, played by Ralph Macchio . In the original movie, Johnny and his karate friends were either bullies to Daniel, who had moved to Los Angeles from Newark, N.J., or misguided by their teacher, or sensei ...  


Jouy-le-Moutier : j'ai testé pour vous le Shorinji kempo

Le ParisienLe Parisien - Mar 9, 2018
Voilà tout le paradoxe du Shorinji kempo, une discipline peu connue et pourtant pratiquée depuis trente-cinq ans à Jouy-le-Moutier. Le club local organisera dimanche un cours d'initiation gratuit, ouvert à tous. Intrigués, nous avons décidé d'enfiler ...  


Yamaguchi und Fortuné holen deutsche Kendo-Meister-Titel ...

Heimatzeitung.deHamburger Abendblatt - Mar 11, 2018
Berlin. Die Hamburgerin Haruna Yamaguchi und der Münchner Silvio Fortuné haben am Wochenende in Berlin die Titel bei den Deutschen Einzelmeisterschaften im Kendo geholt. Die Titelkämpfe fanden zum vierten Mal in Serie in der Hauptstadt statt, auch 2019 ...  


Kickboxing Competition

Livermore IndependentLivermore Independent - Mar 8, 2018
Alexis Aying and Caydence Johnson will be representing the USA at the World Association of Kickboxing Organization (WAKO) Junior and Cadet World Championships. Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:00 am. Kickboxing Competition. Two Livermore middle ...  

Kung Fu

A Hero Born by Jin Yong review – the gripping world of kung fu chivalry

The GuardianThe Guardian - Mar 16, 2018
Now 94, he is the most famous literary exponent of the wuxia genre, the world of kung fu chivalry we know through Chinese martial arts movies, which has shaped so much of modern popular culture, from The Matrix to Netflix's Marco Polo. A Hero Born is ...  

Mixed Martial Arts

ASU wrestling delivering future MMA stars, wins

East Valley TribuneEast Valley Tribune - Mar 14, 2018
Arizona State wrestling has emerged as one of the leaders in the college landscape when it comes to producing mixed martial arts talent. It has delivered UFC veterans and contenders John Moraga and Aaron Simpson. Current and former champions Ryan Bader ...  

Krav Maga

Krav Maga enthusiast fights off armed home invasion gang
BBC News - Feb 14, 2018

Martial arts trained David Pugh fought off the machete-wielding gang who stormed into his home.  

Muay Thai

Muay Thai Fighter Opens Raw Vegan Dessert Shop in NYC

One Green PlanetOne Green Planet - Mar 8, 2018
Sriboonruang previously contended in Muay Thai, and said that her raw plant-based diet helped her train for her fights. “Not only did Watt double her energy through this regimen, she was also able to remain satiated and healthy while the pounds melted ...  

Professional Wrestling

The secretive language of professional wrestling

PRIPRI - Mar 10, 2018
One word, "kayfabe." If you've never heard of the word kayfabe, don't worry. This week on The World in Words podcast we throw on some tights and get into the ring to explore a word you were never supposed to hear. Podcast Contents. 00:00 A warning for ...  


Olympic Council of Asia sets new requirements for Pencak Silat
Xinhua - Feb 21, 2018

JAKARTA, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has obliged all countries and regions participating in Indonesian traditional martial art of Pencak Silat to take part in all numbers in the sport, according to the Indonesian Pencak Silat ...  


I giovanissimi atleti liguri della Savate e della Kickboxing alle ...

RivieraSport.itRivieraSport.it - Mar 11, 2018
Sotto l'egida della F.I.KBMS (Federazione Italiana Kickboxing-Muay Thai- Savate-Shootboxe-Sambo) domenica 11 marzo a Genova, presso la palestra “Marnika”, del Maestro Giovanni Marangoni Direttore Tecnico regionale per la Kickboxing, con la presenza del ...  


Japan's ancient sport of sumo needs some brighter days | FOX Sports

Fresno BeeFOXSports.com - Mar 6, 2018
TOKYO (AP) The most damage inflicted in sumo in recent times has been to the image of Japan's tradition-steeped national sport.  


World Taekwondo to explore Commonwealth Games inclusion
Around the Rings - Mar 9, 2018

(March 9, 2018) - World Taekwondo has created a working group to explore taekwondo's inclusion in the Commonwealth Games for Birmingham 2022 and beyond. Following the Olympic success of Bianca Walkden, Lutalo Muhammad and Jade Jones at London 2012 and ...  

Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi: Modern Benefits Of Ancient Art

Wayne-Wilson News LeaderWayne-Wilson News Leader - Mar 14, 2018
A study showed that Tai Chi reduced the rate of falls by 43% within the first year of being a Tai Chi Chuan practitioner. As a result, this ancient martial art proves to be more effective than some of today's modern forms of exercise. With extensive ...  


State Level Wushu Championship SAI-RC inch closer to championship title

The Sangai ExpressThe Sangai Express - Mar 1, 2018
CWI bagged both the gold and the silver medal in the Taijiquan event through Thounganba Aheibam and Angom William registering 7.16 and 6.86 points respectively. Sub-junior Girls (Group B) In the Daoshu event for sub-junior girls staged today, CWI's ...  


Los mejores usuarios en Taijutsu
Blasting News - Feb 13, 2018

Bee es un shinobi de Kumogakure. Él es el jinchuriki más reciente de los Eight-Tails, y ha sido capaz de perfeccionar por completo su poder. Vimos que es increíblemente hábil en taijutsu y un maestro espadachín. Tanto que, cuando peleó directamente ...  

Tang Soo Do

Master Robert (Dale) Price: 50-year Black Belt and still kickin'

Mojave Desert NewsMojave Desert News - Mar 3, 2018
CALIFORNIA CITY – Price's Academy of Security Guard Training and Korean Karate has been in operation since 1972, but four years earlier, in 1968, Mr. Robert Dale Price received his Black Belt in the Korean art of Tang Soo Do. That was 50 years ago this ...  

Thai Boxing

From eating garbage to wearing gold, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai found his calling in boxing

ESPNESPN - Feb 23, 2018
But after scoring the two biggest victories in Thai boxing history, his life has changed. He is acclaimed as one of the best boxers in the world. He is earning six-figure paydays as the headliner on major televised cards in the United States and has ...  

Turkish Wrestling

Former Turkish wrestling champ from West Milford cherishes his memories

NorthJersey.comNorthJersey.com - Dec 28, 2017
Irfan Kaplan, a native of Turkey with wrestling abilities that gained him world fame, now quietly lives in West Milford. He cherishes memories of his late brother Hamit Kaplan and the days when they both were winning world medals in competitive ...  

Wing Chun

Chinese actress Lynn Hung shows off baby bump

AsiaOneAsiaOne - Mar 15, 2018
Lynn Hung delighted fans with a her latest weibo post which shared some pictures from a photoshoot documenting her eight-month of pregnancy. The Chinese model-actress, best known for playing Cheung Wing Sing, the first wife of Wing Chun grandmaster Ip ...  


NCAA Wrestling Championships 2018: Bo Nickal-Myles Martin IX ...

NJ.comNJ.com - Mar 17, 2018
The pair met in the NCAA Championships two years ago with Martin winning.  


Satge de Qi Gong reporté au Week end du 17 et 18 Mars
Le Petit journal de Kourou - Feb 27, 2018

Le stage de Qi Gong initialement prévu le Week-End du 3-4 mars est reporté au Week-End du 17-18 Mars. Animé par maître Richard Ng, inventeur de l'école "Easy Tao". Forme de Xingyiquan le samedi et Kung Fu Wushu le dimanche sur support mannequin de bois ...  

Cage Fighting

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