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14. Dünya Büyükler Wushu Şampiyonası

HaberlerMemleket - Oct 3, 2017
Kadınlar "baguazhang" dalında yarışan Zeynep Makbule Akyüz, 9,21 puanla bronz madalyanın sahibi oldu. Bu sonuçla milli takım ilk madalyasına ulaştı. Aynı branşta birinciliği 9,57 puanla Çinli Jing Duan, ikinciliği ise Hong Kong'dan 9,51 puanla Sujin ...  


Can there be 2 NSAs for arnis?

The Manila TimesThe Manila Times - Oct 10, 2017
On one side is Arnis Philippines (ARPI) the national sport association (NSA) for arnis created in 1986. Under its first and current president Raymond Velayo, ARPI is the accredited arnis NSA in the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). It was accepted as ...  


Ki-Aikido Class Offered in Pukalani

Maui NowMaui Now - Sep 22, 2017
An introductory course in Ki-Aikido will be offered for teens and adults every Tuesday in October (except for Halloween), at the Tavares Community Center in Pukalani from 8 to 9:30 p.m. The first class will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Ki-Aikido is a ...  


World Boxing Super Series continues to grow as semifinals confirmed

ESPNESPN - Oct 16, 2017
The World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) rolled into London last weekend on its latest stop on a global tour during the quarterfinal stages of two eight-man competitions at super-middleweight and cruiserweight. After visiting London on Saturday for ...  


How Brazilian Capoeira Evolved From a Martial Art to an International Dance Craze

SmithsonianSmithsonian - Sep 21, 2017
Capoeira developed in Brazil, derived from traditions brought across the Atlantic Ocean by enslaved Africans and fueled by the burning desire for freedom. It soon became widely practiced on the plantations as a means of breaking the bonds of slavery ...  


Five For Friday: Fencing

TeamUSA.orgTeamUSA.org - Oct 20, 2017
Alexander Massialas competes against Giorgio Avola of Italy during the men's foil team bronze-medal match at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at Carioca Arena 3 on Aug. 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Five For Friday: Archery · Five For Friday: Bobsled · Five ...  

Free Fighting


Local martial arts students advance in rank

Vinton County Courier (registration)Vinton County Courier (registration) - Sep 20, 2017
Schwartz, instructor for both iaido and karate, advanced in rank. He passed his ichi kyu test in iaido. Black belt follows this rank. And in karate, Soke' Don Madden promoted Schwartz to his Go Dan, 5th degree black belt. Schwartz said it was a “very ...  

Ju Jitsu

Friends say cop hurt in hit-and run 'exemplifies what SFPD is all about'

KGO-TVKGO-TV - Oct 20, 2017
While the Bay Ju-Jitsu dojo on Mission Street in San Francisco buzzes with evening practice, head trainer Travis Magalit is overcome with emotion. RELATED: Suspect in custody after SF cop hurt in hit-and-run. "Elia is a very good person. A good man, he ...  


Life through a lens with judo photographer Jack Willingham

CNNCNN - Oct 13, 2017
(CNN) Jack Willingham was born into a life of judo. His parents -- both judokas -- met on the judo mat, his uncle coached international medalists in the sport and specialized in filming judo events for the international federation, while his ...  


63rd and final karate competition held at Occidental

The Occidental Weekly (blog)The Occidental Weekly (blog) - Oct 18, 2017
Occidental hosted its 63rd annual karate competition Oct. 1 in Rush Gym. Five students from the Occidental karate class and instructor Victor Chico competed, and each placed in their respective divisions. The competition was for students of Takayuki ...  


Family Fun Carnival this Saturday in Weston

The Weston ForumThe Weston Forum - Oct 6, 2017
Raffles with high-value prizes will be available, including a family four-pack to Kempo Academy of Martial Arts with lessons and gear, a dental/orthodontic basket, a WWE package, designer sunglasses, Belvedere vodka, an Amazon Echo, and a vintage Huffy ...  


From kabaddi to kendo: foreign sports in London

Financial TimesFinancial Times - Oct 3, 2017
Yoshihiro Takaya, 46, moved to the UK nine years ago to work as a doctor. Last year, he was treating a fellow Japanese man who trains at Nenriki, the oldest kendo club in London, founded in 1966. The patient suggested he come down to the club's dojo, ...  


Assaulted Midrun, Kansas Woman Fights Back with Kickboxing Moves

Runner's WorldRunner's World - Oct 6, 2017
Steiniger, a personal trainer, exercise instructor and kickboxing teacher for 25 years, reacted without thinking, using the self-defense moves that she's been teaching others for years. It was something she never imagined she'd one day use herself. She ...  

Kung Fu

The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

The DiplomatThe Diplomat - Oct 16, 2017
The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal. The Druk Gawa Khilwa (DGK) nunnery in Katmandu teaches its nuns a mixture of martial arts and meditation. By Ahmer Khan for The Diplomat. October 16, 2017. In most Buddhist orders, monks lead prayers and occupy powerful ...  

Mixed Martial Arts

House approves amateur mixed martial arts rules

The Detroit NewsThe Detroit News - Oct 11, 2017
Lansing — A bill meant to add safety checks to amateur mixed martial arts fights is on its way to the Senate for a final vote before likely heading to Gov. Rick Snyder's office for review. The plan would add regulations for amateur MMA fights in the ...  

Krav Maga

Noted US Krav Maga Trainers to Train With American Military Personnel in Israel
PR Newswire (press release) - Oct 12, 2017

Szyarto's and Kahn's visit is by special invitation for advanced training from Israeli Krav Maga Grandmaster Haim Gidon. Szyarto is just one of a handful of Americans to receive such a prestigious invitation. Because of his specialized military ...  

Muay Thai

Buffaloe Wins US East Coast Muay Thai Kickboxing Championship Title

Henderson Daily DispatchHenderson Daily Dispatch - Oct 9, 2017
Christian Buffaloe (center) recently won the 2017 I.K.F. U.S. East Coast Muay-Thai Kickboxing Championship title and belt at the event at the Crown Reef Resort Conference Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Professional Muay-Thai Kickboxing coaches ...  

Professional Wrestling

Bobby Heenan, Professional Wrestling Personality, Dies at 72

New York TimesNew York Times - Sep 18, 2017
Bobby Heenan with Andre the Giant, one of the many wrestlers he managed in addition to his work as a quick-witted commentator. Credit WWE. Bobby Heenan, a professional wrestler who found greater success managing other wrestlers and working as a ...  


Farhan claims Asian silat gold

The New PaperThe New Paper - Sep 26, 2017
Silat world champion and current Sportsboy of the Year Sheik Farhan yesterday added an Asian title to his two world titles and recent SEA Games gold medal. The 19-year-old beat Vietnamese Pham Khac Truong 4-1 in the final of the men's tanding Class J ...  


La Savate nuçoise se porte bien

ladepeche.frladepeche.fr - Oct 12, 2017
La savate boxe française (SBF) est un sport qui peut se pratiquer en loisir et-ou en compétition sous forme d'assauts et peut évoluer vers du combat pour les plus expérimentés. Un cours est spécifiquement dédié aux jeunes filles et garçons de 8 à 12 ...  


Pipehawk Sells Stake In Sumo For GBP197,499
Interactive Investor - Oct 13, 2017

LONDON (Alliance News) - PipeHawk PLC said Friday that it has sold its 28.4% joint venture interest in Sumo Ltd to Executive Chairman Gordon Watt for GBP197,499. The company, which provides advanced engineering solutions, said consideration for the ...  


700 Competitors from 7 States Expected at Governor's Cup ...

ThurstonTalkThurstonTalk - Oct 10, 2017
On October 14, Saint Martin's Marcus Pavilion is taken over by taekwondo students from around the region for the Governor's Cup Taekwondo Championships.  

Tai Chi Chuan

Research shows tai chi may be promising cardiac rehab exercise

UPI.comUPI.com - Oct 11, 2017
Tai chi, or tai chi chuan, is an ancient Chinese non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching and has been associated with reduced stress, according to a report by the Mayo Clinic. The study, published today in the ...  


Sarawak off to a good start at National Wushu Championship
The Borneo Post - Oct 8, 2017

Muhammad Asri Abdul Wahab could have won the gold in the taolu taijiquan if he had not executed a important movement with his back to the judges. The other silver was won by up and coming wushu star 13-year old Stephanie Ngu Cai Ern in the taolu ...  


Oke Ronin Taijutsu makes grade

Okehampton TimesOkehampton Times - Oct 4, 2017
The young members with their new gradings: Ruby, orange belt; Keira, blue; Misha, Tony, orange; Eric, yellow; Cian, orange; Bailey, yellow; Harry. orange; Paul, orange; Harrison, orange. CHILDREN from Ronin Taijutsu in Okehampton impressed the judges ...  

Tang Soo Do

Clevedon Tang Soo Do celebrates 25 years

North Somerset TimesNorth Somerset Times - Oct 17, 2017
Clevedon Tang Soo Do, a form of Korean karate, celebrated its 25th anniversary this month. To celebrate, the club had a night of fun techniques, games and invited one of the original founders back to run a short session for the students. It also saw ...  

Thai Boxing

The British female Thai-boxing champion

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Sep 14, 2017
Muay Thai (or Thai boxing) is a form of kick-boxing where fighters strike with their fists and their legs (specifically the lower part of the shin, which if deployed correctly, has the force and impact of a baseball bat). It has a big following among ...  

Turkish Wrestling

Iran aces Beach Wrestling World C'ships

Mehr News Agency - English VersionMehr News Agency - English Version - Oct 16, 2017
Turkish Wrestling Federation was playing host to 2017 edition of the three-day sportive event which was held from October 13-15 in the beach resort of Dalyan. Iranian beach wresting outfits, at all eligible age groups, collected an aggregate total of ...  

Wing Chun

Watch Roy Nelson tussle with wing chun dummy ahead of Bellator 183

MMAjunkie.comMMAjunkie.com - Sep 19, 2017
Veteran MMA heavyweight Roy Nelson is known for three things: his beard, his belly, and his overhand right. His appearance distinguished him from the tatted, mohawked fighters typically seen in the cage. But his striking ability turned him into one of ...  


Iowa State wrestling adds blue-chip legacy recruit David Carr

DesMoinesRegister.comDesMoinesRegister.com - Oct 18, 2017
Iowa State wrestling has recruited another Carr. And this one could be a foundational piece in first-year head coach Kevin Dresser's rebuild. David Carr, a 152-pound senior from Massillon, Ohio, and son of former Cyclone star Nate Carr, announced his ...  


14. Dünya Büyükler Wushu Şampiyonası sona erdi

FanatikFanatik - Oct 3, 2017
Necmetin Erbakan Akyüz, "xingyiquan" dalında 9,10 puanla altıncı, "shuangdao" dalında da 9,00 puanla yedinci oldu. Kadınlar "Shuangjian" dalında ise milli sporcu Elif Akyüz, 9,40 puanla 4'üncülüğü elde etti. "Sanda" klasmanındaki finallerde Türk ...  

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