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Wudang kung fu

Shanghai Daily (subscription)Shanghai Daily (subscription) - Feb 10, 2017
Baguazhang, literally “Eight Trigram Palm,” is named after the trigrams of “I Ching” or “Classic of Changes,” an ancient Chinese divination text and one of the key ideological foundations of Taoism. Circle walking is the customary movement of Baguazhang.  


'Deadliest martial artist' visits Rockaway dojo

Daily RecordDaily Record - Jun 23, 2017
“He wanted to make sure that they were getting it,” said Bruce Sergeant, a yellow belt in the Filipino martial art of arnis. Even with black belts in six different disciplines and 29 years of martial arts experience to his credit Hokama threw 35-year ...  


'Eclectic art' of Aikido being offered for teens

Herald-Mail MediaHerald-Mail Media - Jun 19, 2017
In Aikido, there are expectations of being respectful, courteous and responsible, just like in other sports, said Medeiros, who also teaches tai chi to adults, has taught karate to those in kindergarten to grade four and has worked with teens. There is ...  


A Netflix show about Pennsylvania — boxing, hoagies and DeVito not included

SalonSalon - Jun 18, 2017
When people discuss the brilliant original programming offered on Netflix — shows like “House of Cards,” “Orange Is the New Black” and “Stranger Things” — they conspicuously leave out a show that should be a part of the conversation. “F Is for Family ...  


Tucson Tai Chi, Yoga, Martial Arts and more June 22-30

Arizona Daily StarArizona Daily Star - Jun 15, 2017
Play Capoeira — Woods Memorial Public Library, 3455 N. First Ave. A martial/dance art that uses flowing, acrobatic moves and has a rich cultural heritage. Ages 4 and up. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before event. 3-4 p.m. June 27. 594-5445.  


Fencing team from Cuba competes at Brandeis this weekend

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Jun 16, 2017
In February, fencing coach Cesar Morales traveled from Boston to his homeland of Cuba to attend Pan-American championship games, his first trip back to the country he left more than 20 years ago. While he was there, he saw a fencing team called Sabre ...  

Free Fighting


Seen & Heard: New Dollar Pizza Joint

Tribeca CitizenTribeca Citizen - Jun 19, 2017
You might see Kendo (“Japanese fencing derived from the ancient art of Samurai swordsmanship”) or Iaido (“Iaido is the practice of sword techniques which embody a series of cutting and thrusting movements in the drawing and resheathing of the blade.”).  

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.  


Judo Olympian Kayla Harrison speaks to kids at Simpson Park

News ChiefNews Chief - Jun 17, 2017
Two-time Olympic Judo gold medal winner Kayla Harrison,center leads campers in a warmup during City of Lakeland Camp Blast Olympic Day at Simpson Park ...  


Karate changed my life: Vasu Kumra

The TribuneThe Tribune - Jun 18, 2017
Vasu Kumra, a Class XII (commerce) student of Apeejay School, has made the city proud by bagging various international, national and state-level karate championships. He bagged 18th rank in the Ninth World Karate Federation (WKF) in the Junior, Cadet ...  


Larisa Iordache, într-o nouă ipostază » A dat gimnastica pe kempo

Gazeta SporturilorGazeta Sporturilor - Jun 1, 2017
Kempo poate fi pentru Larisa o disciplină sportivă complementară ce îi poate folosi pe de o parte la eliminarea stresului care se acumulează în activitatea ei de bază, gimnastica, precum și pentru însușirea unor tehnici de autoapărare, absolut necesare ...  


Federación de Kendo de Japón dona equipos para su práctica en ...

Prensa LatinaPrensa Latina - Jun 20, 2017
La Habana, 20 jun (PL) La Federación de Kendo de Japón, a través de la embajada de Tokío en La Habana, entregó hoy en esta capital una donación de 20 ...  


Kickboxing at Thomsen Farms

Jackson SunJackson Sun - Jun 12, 2017
If you've ever wanted to take a fitness class instructed by a former Mixed Martial Arts fighter, the opportunity is now available. Total Fitness Kickboxing recently opened its first Jackson location at 1430 Union University Drive; there are four ...  

Kung Fu

VIDEO | Kung Fu Grandmaster sets interesting world record

BJPenn.com (press release) (blog)BJPenn.com (press release) (blog) - Jun 22, 2017
According to his website, the martial artist has a long list of martial arts certificates including Hung Kuen Kung Fu Grandmaster, Wushu Grandmaster, Wushu weapons Master, and Dim Mak Master to name a few. The “Multiple Sports Coach” holds ...  

Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed martial arts focuses on discipline, respect

Longview Daily NewsLongview Daily News - Jun 20, 2017
Brittany Marquez is not a mixed martial arts fighter and only recently started to appreciate the sport, so she surprised even herself by opening an MMA studio in Kelso Monday just weeks after hatching the idea. Marquez believes NorthWest Combat Fitness ...  

Krav Maga

Mastering The Art Of Krav Maga | Fiji Sun
Fiji Sun Online - Jun 17, 2017

The way of the Krav Maga art is nothing more than sharpening the skills of your own uniqueness. A form of self defence that one can say, is the culmination...  

Muay Thai

World champion Muay Thai kickboxer hid sporting career from family ...

MetroMetro - Jun 24, 2017
Ruqsana Begum is captain of the British Muay Thai kickboxing team.  

Professional Wrestling

DeAngelo Williams set to make pro wrestling debut on July 2

ESPNESPN - Jun 10, 2017
DeAngelo Williams (left), pictured here after scoring a touchdown against the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game in January, is set to make his professional wrestling debut in early July. He's currently a free agent. AP Photo/Steven Senne.  


Heard of Mallakhamb, Sepak Takraw, Pencak Silat? These are among 12 new sports JK will soon recognise
Kasmir Monitor - Jun 16, 2017

The list include unfamiliar games like Mallakhamb (involving aerial yoga on a pole), Sepak Takraw (kick volleyball), Bridge (card game), Roll Ball (handball played on roller skates), Pencak Silat (a form of martial arts), Equestrian (horse riding ...  


'Fantasma' de Elisabete Moutinho paira sobre a relação de Bruno Savate e Jéssica

Move NotíciasMove Notícias - Jun 11, 2017
Está visto que o fantasma de Elisabete Moutinho, ex-namorada de Bruno Savate, ainda paira sobre a recente relação do pugilista, que desistiu por amor do LoT. Os chamados 'BruBe', fãs do antigo casal, ainda mantinham a secreta esperança de assistirem ...  


IN PICTURES: US Sumo Open Brings World-Class Sumo Wrestlers to Long Beach

Long Beach PostLong Beach Post - Jun 20, 2017
Attendees were treated to both men's and women's competitions, and those who were new to sumo learned that not all sumo wrestlers are on the heavy side: Amanpreet Kaur of India was the lightest athlete competing in the women's lightweight division at ...  


Nepali taekwondo team leaving for South Korea

The Korea HeraldRepublica - Jun 20, 2017
KATHMANDU, June 20: A 21-member Nepali taekwondo team, including players and officials, is leaving for South Korea on Wednesday to take part in three different tournaments. A total of 10 Nepali players will take part in the World Taekwondo ...  

Tai Chi Chuan

Participants reap healthy benefits of Tai Chi at Johnson County Senior Center

The TomahawkThe Tomahawk - May 31, 2017
Tai Chi Chuan is different than many martial arts because it is an internal system. Tai Chi not only focuses on external strength but on internal strength and health. In fact, today, Tai Chi is most known as an exercise. The principles of Tai Chi's ...  


Die wohl älteste Kampfkunst der Welt: „TaiJiQuan
Stadtmagazin Bad Bramstedt - Jun 16, 2017

Bad Bramstedt (em) Anerkannter Ausbilder im Chen TaiJiQuan und direkter Schüler von Meister Jan Silberstorff, Kai Schlupkothen, wird am Sonntag, 25. Juni von 12 Uhr bis 16 Uhr einen kostenlosen Infotag an der Kung-Fu Schule abhalten, um allen, die ...  


'Boruto: Naruto Next Generations' Episode 3 Spoilers: Meet Metal ...

CelebeatCelebeat - Apr 19, 2017
"Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" episode 3 sees Rock Lee's offspring, Metal Lee, who is completely opposite of his father for being shy and reserved.  

Tang Soo Do


Haitilibre.comHaitilibre.com - Jun 10, 2017
Thursday, Régine Lamur, Minister of Youth and Sports, accompanied by her Director General Mario Florvi, presented, at an official ceremony organized in the annex of the Ministry to Frères, of plaques of honor to the Haitian Federation of Tang Soo Do ...  

Thai Boxing

Former Trimdon village church now home to boxing and fitness academy

The Northern Echo (registration)The Northern Echo (registration) - May 25, 2017
A DISUSED village church has been transformed into a high spec sports training academy - giving a County Durham boxing club a permanent home. Trimdon Grange Methodist Church is now the proud base of the Erawan Thai Boxing Club thanks to one of ...  

Turkish Wrestling

Turkey to open 'wrestling high schools'
Daily Sabah - Jun 14, 2017

Turkish Wrestling Federation Chairman Musa Aydın announced that wrestling, an "ancestral sport" in Turkey, will soon be taught at "wrestling high schools." "Wrestling high schools will be a bridge between Boarding Elementary Schools and Turkish ...  

Wing Chun

Schläger legt sich mit Wing-Chun-Meister an!

mann.tvmann.tv - Jun 12, 2017
Eine Begegnung zwischen einem Straßenschläger und einem 72-jährigen Senioren – da kann es doch nur einen Sieger geben, oder? Stimmt, der Ausgang ist eindeutig. Zumindest dann, wenn es sich bei dem älteren Herrn um einen Wing-Chun-Meister ...  


From Action Bronson to Cam'ron: 11 Wrestling-Inspired Rap Songs

BillboardBillboard - Jun 20, 2017
Wrestling has put the rap game in a choke hold on more than one occasion. A meaty subject for all genres (both Bruce Springsteen and The Ramones crafted wrasslin' tunes with “The Wrestler” and “The Crusher,” respectively), it's hip-hop where the sport ...  


Tan overcomes serious knee injuries to be wushu world champion

The Straits TimesThe Straits Times - Nov 22, 2015
Last week, the Singaporean finished first in xingyiquan at the 13th World Wushu Championships in Jakarta, surprising himself in more ways than one. Speaking to The Straits Times of his triumph, the 23-year-old repeatedly stressed that his win was "lucky".  

Cage Fighting

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