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Celina Taganas-Duffy: 'Wonder' mentor and mother to Bridget, a 9-year-old ballet dancer

Asianjournal.comAsianjournal.com - May 17, 2017
She is also trained in Wing Chun, Qigong, Baguazhang and Daitu Ryu Aikijujutsu Roppokai. She then imparts what she has learned to empower middle school children and also, young girls. She credits most of her abilities to balance to Owen, “who is ...  


Iloilo triplets hoard Arnis gold in Palarong Pambansa 2017

RapplerRappler - Apr 28, 2017
Starting at the age of 9, the now 17-year-old triplets started their journey when they met Nilo Sara, their trainor, who teaches arnis in elementary kids. John Clark was the first to be captivated by this combat sports. When they got to second grade ...  


Aikido club marks 10 years
The Citizen.com - May 3, 2017

The Southside Aikido Club in Peachtree City recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary. The club operated in Fayetteville from 1992 to 1996, but was disbanded after the chief instructor was transferred with his full time job to Latin America. The ...  


Boxing: Muhamad Ridhwan 'The Chosen One' wins Singapore's first UBO world title

Channel NewsAsiaChannel NewsAsia - May 27, 2017
The 29-year-old beat Tanzanian World Boxing Association (WBA) Pan African champion Fadhili Majiha via KO after four rounds, to win the Universal Boxing Organisation (UBO) world super-featherweight (58.97kg) title. “I'm having a lot of mixed feelings ...  


Capoeira festival highlights powerful dance form

Arizona Daily SunArizona Daily Sun - Apr 30, 2017
Capoeira is a centuries-old game preserved since slave trade in the 1500s bonded West African and Brazilian cultures. Capoeira Angola, the style the Flagstaff group practices, is a traditional form blending acrobatics, dance, martial arts, singing and ...  


Often overshadowed, fencing adds to appeal
NWAOnline - May 27, 2017

But while fencing is first and foremost a practical item, creating privacy while keeping wanted things in and unwanted things out, it can also make a bold statement. And if it's installed in the front of a house, it is often the first thing people will ...  

Free Fighting


Salina man teaches art of Japanese swordsmanship

Salina Journal (subscription)Salina Journal (subscription) - May 1, 2017
While living in New Hampshire, Erives found a teacher of a unique martial art called Iaido — the art of drawing the Japanese sword from a sheath and then visualizing imaginary opponents while performing different attacking and defending scenarios.  

Ju Jitsu

Wing Commander Rex Sanders, navigator on operation Ju-Jitsu – obituary

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - May 25, 2017
Wing Commander Rex Sanders, who has died aged 94, was the lead navigator of a select nine-man RAF team that flew USAF reconnaissance aircraft on a series of top secret, and highly risky, spy flights deep into the Soviet Union in the early 1950s.  


Andy Murray meets world judo champion Teddy Riner for unusual ...

The IndependentThe Independent - May 25, 2017
Andy Murray geared up for his challenge at the forthcoming French Open by meeting up with world judo champion Teddy Riner atop of La Grande Arche de La ...  


Tracy's Karate hosts 102nd tournament

The Ellsworth AmericanThe Ellsworth American - May 17, 2017
ELLSWORTH — Nearly 200 competitors from Maine and Canada came to Ellsworth recently to participate in Tracy's Karate's 102nd tournament. Students as young as 4 and as old as 75 competed for over 200 trophies. Those who won first-, second- and ...  


Hebat, Dua Putri Bupati Lahat Ikuti Jejak Sang Ayah Menekuni ...

OkezoneOkezone - May 27, 2017
Selain sebagai Bupati Lahat Aswari juga dikenal memiliki hobi mempelajari ilmu bela diri - Sport Lain - okezone sports.  


Alexa Bliss On The Kendo Stick On A Pole Match, Finn Balor On His Injury (Video), Eric LeGrand

Wrestling Inc.Wrestling Inc. - May 16, 2017
LeGrand received the 2017 Warrior Award at the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony during WrestleMania 33 weekend earlier this year. - As noted, Bayley vs. RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss in a "Kendo Stick on a Pole" match has been announced for the ...  


Warning: Anderson Silva Level Leg Break in Kickboxing ...

champions.cochampions.co - May 21, 2017
Gabriel Siqueira just had a horrible leg break at WGP Kickboxing 37.  

Kung Fu

This Thursday, Lompoc Brewing Pairs Classic Kung Fu Movies with Kung Fu Inspired IPAs

Willamette WeekWillamette Week - May 22, 2017
This Thursday, Lompoc Brewing Pairs Classic Kung Fu Movies with Kung Fu Inspired IPAs. They're playing "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" and serving a new series of IPAs including "Enter the Dank" and "5 Hops of Death" at Lompoc Fifth Quadrant. Gordon ...  

Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed-martial arts taking off inside local gym

Massillon IndependentMassillon Independent - May 20, 2017
MASSILLON Mixed-martial arts is a whole lot more than kicking and punching. Just head inside one of X-10 MMA's classes to see for yourself. In a way, it encompasses a lifestyle, more specifically, an attempt to make some improvements on one. That's ...  

Krav Maga

Try this! Twerking, drumming and 3 other crazy workouts
Lansing State Journal - May 19, 2017

If martial arts floats your boat, but you're looking for something less competitive, consider Krav Maga, which is used by Israeli Defense Forces. Krav Maga students learn to defend and counterattack simultaneously in a short period of time. Because the ...  

Muay Thai

Professional Wrestling

What the Media Can Learn from Professional Wrestling

National ReviewNational Review - May 25, 2017
'Kayfabe” is a word that you probably won't recognize unless you're familiar with the professional-wrestling business. It's a term used by insiders and passionate fans to refer to the portrayal of wrestling personas, storylines, and choreographed ...  


Silat promotes sense of worth, in line with TN50

Astro AwaniAstro Awani - May 20, 2017
As such, proving that 'silat' associations can indirectly contribute towards the materialisation of TN50," he told reporters after launching PSSCM's 34th convocation ceremony and 45th Delegates General Meeting, here on Saturday, that was also attended ...  


Savate : le Cathare-Club rafle les titres - 27/05/2017

ladepeche.frladepeche.fr - May 27, 2017
Pour la première fois, c'est le club de Leucate qui accueillait le tournoi Aude savate des moins de 18 ans. Avec le soutien du département, du comité ...  


Japan Holds Annual Crying Sumo Baby Ceremony
NPR - May 16, 2017

In Japan over the weekend, little ones dressed in sumo outfits were held up on a stage by sumo wrestlers. The infrants' cries are supposed to drive out demons and protect them from troubles. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin.  


Taekwondo black belt testing

Jamestown SunJamestown Sun - May 20, 2017
Valley City All American Taekwondo held spring Black Belt Testing on May 3. Jamestown's Gunnar Pfaff (second from right) earned his Black Belt. Also shown are, from left: Allison Johnson (credit test), AJ Kotta (Jr. Black Belt), Luke Wendel (Jr. Black ...  

Tai Chi Chuan

Middle-aged, older adults give Tai Chi a try

The Daily GazetteThe Daily Gazette - May 7, 2017
In 2005, he was awarded the highest level diploma from the William C. C. Chen School of Tai Chi Chuan in New York City. He is also a certified instructor of Master Mantak Chia's International Healing Tao Foundation. And Tai Chi isn't his only claim to ...  


Tai chi, Qigong presentation at Stockton library May 21
Republican Journal - May 9, 2017

Shunney has studied and played Taijiquan and Qigong here in the states and in China. He has attended many workshops and has learned from some of the finest Taijiquan and Qigong masters in the world. He has competed successfully nationally and ...  


Quên võ đài đi, có những kẻ học võ chỉ để... giết người

SohaSoha - May 14, 2017
Taijutsu là môn võ sử dụng tay không trong tự vệ chiến đấu, nó chú trọng cách thức để cho Ninja dễ dàng tẩu thoát trong khi làm nhiệm vụ. Nói theo cách đơn giản, đây là những thủ thuật cùng kĩ năng chiến đấu bằng tay mà không cần bất cứ một vũ khí nào.  

Tang Soo Do

MARTIAL ARTS: Medals galore at national championships for Tang Soo Do talents

Hunts PostHunts Post - May 26, 2017
Huntingdon & St Ives Tang Soo Do members are, back row, left to right, Betony Bennett, Tracey Digby, Katie Alexander, Bill Halliday, Taylor Hennah, Shazan Amin, Callum Carr, Master Dawn Khan, Riley Tauber, Master Mujahid Khan, Jack James, Master ...  

Thai Boxing

Peaky Blinders actor Joe Cole 'immersed' himself in world of Thai boxing for new role

Evening StandardEvening Standard - May 18, 2017
Peaky Blinders star Joe Cole has told how he immersed himself in the world of Thai boxing for his new film. The actor, from Kingston, spent months training in the country's national sport Muay Thai to play the part of real-life Liverpudlian criminal ...  

Turkish Wrestling

Turkey's Kayaalp wins European wrestling championship title

Daily SabahDaily Sabah - May 6, 2017
Turkish wrestling enjoyed one of its proudest moments this weekend when Turkish wrestler Rıza Kayaalp won a gold medal, the seventh of his career, at the 2017 European Wrestling Championships in Serbia on Saturday. Kayaalp, a 27-year-old athlete from ...  

Wing Chun

Spreading wing chun culture

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - May 14, 2017
Bald, clean-shaven and clad in a changshan, Mr Dennis Lee bears a striking resemblance to late wing chun martial artist Ip Man. The 46-year-old wing chun master also happens to be the grand disciple of Ip, having honed his craft under the latter's ...  


Wrestling Wrap Up: Braun Strowman's Injury

IGNIGN - May 17, 2017
It worked for Taker because by the time he was the Yard Dog, he was wrestling once a year and dominating. Also, the moniker spoke to Taker's tenured position as a respected veteran and a locker room leader. It wasn't just about his matches. So it doesn ...  


El Wushu tiende puentes culturales

XinhuaXinhua - May 12, 2017
Wushu, literalmente “Artes Marciales” es el nombre genérico para representar a diferentes disciplinas marciales de China como el Bajiquan, el Taijiquan, el Xingyiquan, entre otras. Es uno de los ocho deportes que aspiran a formar parte de los Juegos ...  

Cage Fighting

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