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Prototyping a Martial Arts Training Aid

Core77.comCore77.com - Dec 12, 2017
Core77 Designer Shopping Guide. Upon request, I've been prototyping a martial arts training aid for my instructor. One of the arts he teaches is called Baguazhang. This is a Chinese internal martial art, similar to Tai Chi, but whereby the practitioner ...  


'Sports U': Arnis master's advocacy? Teach solo parents martial arts

ABS-CBN NewsABS-CBN News - Sep 14, 2018
Arnis master Reynaldo Senson showed a group of solo parents self-defense techniques by teaching the basics of arnis. Senson founded Kali Arnis Mano-mano Praktikal System (KAMPS) to propagate the indigenous martial arts as a practical way of ...  


Aikido in Shreveport

KTBSKTBS - Sep 11, 2018
“I would say that it is most appropriate right now as a self-defense as far as situational awareness”, said Sensei William Ross, chief instructor of Aikido of Shreveport. Aikido is a Japanese form of self-defense and martial art that uses locks, holds ...  


Boxing trainer Rudy Hernandez talks about Nov. 3 boxing show in El Paso

El Paso TimesEl Paso Times - Sep 17, 2018
Boxing trainer Rudy Hernandez talks about Nov. 3 boxing show in El Paso. play. CLOSE. Boxing trainer Rudy Hernandez talks about Nov. 3 boxing show in El Paso featuring Mickey Roman of Juarez Felix F. Chávez , El Paso Times. by Taboola by Taboola.  


Capoeira school in Burbank invites all to flip the script on martial arts

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Sep 1, 2018
The berimbau, a single-string percussion instrument, the pandeiro, which is a small hand drum that looks like a tambourine, and the atabaque drum are essential to capoeira. The music paces the Capoeiristas' movements — a fast beat makes the ...  


State board approves fencing for MRC line at Chamberlain
The Capital Journal - Sep 20, 2018

The board in May approved spending up to $25,000 on fencing projects this year, with a $5,000 cap per project. Two projects so far cost $8,300, both on the MRC line. “You have the power to increase that amount if you want to,” said Karla Engle, a ...  

Free Fighting


Kendo officials admit iaido rank exams tainted by bribe demands

Asahi ShimbunAsahi Shimbun - Aug 17, 2018
The Japanese martial sword art of iaido has been bloodied by a bribery scandal in which candidates paid cash to judges presiding over their rank promotion tests. According to the All Japan Kendo Federation (AJKF) investigation, a "vicious practice ...  

Ju Jitsu

Asian Games Roundup -- Ju-Jitsu Player Banned; Injuries for Afghani Paraglider
Around the Rings - Aug 23, 2018

(ATR) The Court of Arbitration for Sport declined to hear appeals from the Bahrain Olympic Committee and its ju-jitsu athlete Ali Munfaredi. Munfaredi, 24, was appealing a ban from the Asian Games handed down by the International Ju-Jitsu Federation ...  


Putin attends judo tournament in Vladivostok as part of Eastern Economic Forum

Insidethegames.biz (blog)Insidethegames.biz (blog) - Sep 14, 2018
The International Jigoro Kano Junior Judo Tournament for under-18 judokas , which is named after the founder of judo, was first held as part of the Eastern Economic Forum last year and has been officially authorised by the International Judo Federation ...  


Grand winners dominate on final day of action at Karate 1-Premier League in Berlin

Insidethegames.bizInsidethegames.biz - Sep 16, 2018
The current grand winners featured heavily once again on the final day of action at the Karate 1-Premier League in Berlin, sealing a number of emphatic victories across the competition. Serap Ozcelik's performance in the women's Kumite 55-kilogram ...  


Japan's Shorinji martial art attracts young and old

Borneo Bulletin OnlineBorneo Bulletin Online - Sep 16, 2018
TADOTSU, Kagawa (The Japan News/ANN) — Amid sweltering heat one late July afternoon — at one point the mercury reached 35.2 C — spirited cries of “Aah” and “Sei” echoed through the doin training centre of the Shorinji kempo headquarters in Tadotsu, ...  


Bangladeshi trawler capsized near Kendo island in Indian waters, 15 fishermen rescued, one missing
United News of India - Sep 22, 2018

Bangladeshi trawler capsized near Kendo island in Indian waters, 15 fishermen rescued, one missing. Kakdwip, Sep 22 (UNI) A Bangladeshi fisherman was missing after atrawler capsized in the Bay of Bengal following a storm, as itaccidentally entered into ...  


Kickboxing defer world title shot

Kickboxing. PNG Kickboxing Federation has deferred the world title kickboxing showdown. Billed as the PNG's best of the best versus the Rest of the World 3, the title shot which was supposed to have been held on September 26 has been moved to ...  

Kung Fu

Kung Fu Diesel to perform free set during Jackson Family Festival

MLive.comMLive.com - Sep 12, 2018
JACKSON, MI - A Parma rockabilly band that has opened for such iconic artists as Ted Nugent and Lynyrd Skynyrd is performing for free at a Jackson festival this weekend. Kung Fu Diesel will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, after the Battle of the ...  

Mixed Martial Arts

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane to headline first Bellator mixed martial arts show in Hawaii

Honolulu Star-AdvertiserHonolulu Star-Advertiser - Sep 12, 2018
Punahou graduate Ilima-Lei Macfarlane will headline Bellator's first mixed martial arts show in Hawaii with a women's flyweight title defense in December. Read More · Please click here to log in to view this story. – or –. NEW SUBSCRIBERS - Choose a ...  

Krav Maga

3 Lessons I've Learned in Krav Maga That Have Changed My Approach to Business

EntrepreneurEntrepreneur - Sep 13, 2018
I started taking Krav Maga lessons this year at the recommendation of both my personal trainer and my therapist. I was physically assaulted years before in a nice neighborhood in Washington, D.C. at 7 p.m. on a Tuesday. Not a time or place one would ...  

Muay Thai

Professional Wrestling

Professional wrestling has a hold on San Antonio

San Antonio Express-NewsSan Antonio Express-News - Sep 12, 2018
Three years ago, Oscar Zamarron moved his family from Laredo to San Antonio to open a store dedicated to the world of professional wrestling. Zamarron's ...  


Silat duo hit out at judging

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Aug 27, 2018
They had just made history as Singapore's first two athletes to win silver medals in pencak silat at the Asian Games. But Nurzuhairah Yazid and Sheik Ferdous Sheik Alau'ddin were still fuming when they spoke to The Straits Times over the phone hours ...  


Le club de savate exporte son savoir
Est Républicain - Sep 17, 2018

On savait que le club de savate boxe française de Vandœuvre avait une renommée mondiale. Abdullah et Ferdi Ozkan viennent encore de le prouver en exportant la savate en Turquie dans le but de créer une fédération de ce sport dans le pays.  


Sumo 101: The Emperor's Cup

The Japan TimesThe Japan Times - Sep 12, 2018
After posing for the requisite photos in the dressing room immediately following a tournament win, the victorious rikishi returns the cup to the Japan Sumo Association and is given a much smaller replica. Hakuho has won 40 tournaments but owns only 39 ...  


Bangladesh win gold in Taekwondo

newagebd.netnewagebd.net - Sep 15, 2018
Bangladesh taekwondo team on Friday won gold medal in the Under-30 event of the ongoing International Taekwondo Championship-2018 at the Richmond Olympic Oval in Vancouver, Canada. Imtiaz ibn Ali, Abdullah al Noman and Ashiqur Rahman Hridoy ...  

Tai Chi Chuan

Les cours de tai-chi-chuan reprennent

Centre PresseCentre Presse - Sep 20, 2018
Il s'agit surtout de la découverte des principes fondamentaux du tai-chi chuan à travers l'apprentissage de la forme courte (enchaînement des 37 postures) de Maître Cheng Man Ching, style de l'école Yang, ainsi que l'initiation à la Poussée des Mains ...  


2018 Asian Games: An introduction to Taijiquan and Taijijian

CGTN (press release)CGTN (press release) - Aug 23, 2018
We continue with our introductions to Wushu and its different forms of competition at the ongoing Asian Games in Jakarta. Today, CGTN's Sports Scene has chosen two of the disciplines of sport: Taijiquan and Taijijian. Taijiquan is an internal Chinese ...  


Boruto Episode 70 – Might Guy Returns

OtakukartOtakukart - Aug 22, 2018
Metal Lee is one of the most adept genins when it comes to Taijutsu. We sometimes see him and his father sharing a harsh training regimen together in some episodes. In one of their training sessions, Metal will finally receive the training for the ...  

Tang Soo Do

Angels honor Arrowhead Tang Soo Do

Highland Community NewsHighland Community News - Sep 13, 2018
Highland's Arrowhead Tang Soo Do martial arts team was recognized and congratulated by the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh-inning stretch of its Aug. 25 game against the Houston Astros.  

Thai Boxing

What Works For Me: 'Muay Thai Boxing Doesn't Give Me Time To Think About Anything Else'

HuffPost UKHuffPost UK - Sep 16, 2018
... of fostering ever-increasing levels of mental strain, and pushing himself towards depression - which he acknowledges for him, is intrinsically tied to stress levels - Robinson has vowed to return to a pastime he's had a lifelong affair with: Muay ...  

Turkish Wrestling

Turkey bags 28 medals in youth wrestling in Balkans

Anadolu AgencyAnadolu Agency - Sep 10, 2018
Turkey won 28 medals in youth wrestling during the Balkan Championships, Turkish Wrestling Federation said on Monday. Turkey became the champion in youth greco-roman and freestyle wrestling in the competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Turkish ...  

Wing Chun

Five Real-Life Women Whose Legacies Changed History Forever

RealClearLifeRealClearLife - Sep 16, 2018
She is credited as the founder of martial arts styles Wǔ Méi Pài (Ng Mui style), Wing Chun, Dragon style, White Crane, and Five-Pattern Hung Kuen. Ng Mui had been a student at the Henan Shaolin Monastery when it was destroyed. She fled to the White ...  


GLOW's Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling: The Netflix Cast and the Real '80s Stars Who Inspired Them

PEOPLE.comPEOPLE.com - Sep 16, 2018
Netflix's leading ladies (and a few men) of wrestling, the cast of GLOW, had us in a headlock of entertainment during season 2. The show hit its stride in 2018, scoring an impressive 10 Emmy nominations, including best comedy series and best supporting ...  


Tan overcomes serious knee injuries to be wushu world champion

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Nov 22, 2015
He may have won the SEA Games wushu gold medal this year but Tan Xiang Tian has added another title to his name - world champion. Last week, the Singaporean finished first in xingyiquan at the 13th World Wushu Championships in Jakarta, surprising ...  

Cage Fighting

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