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Martial arts grandmasters to offer free workshops
The Star Online - Aug 12, 2017

Other free workshops are Baguazhang 64 hands from 4pm to 6pm tomorrow, applications of Baguazhang (10am to noon from Aug 14 to Aug 18), Xingyiquan Five Elements Linking Fist Form (8pm to 10pm from Aug 14 to Aug 18) and Zhan Zhuang and ...  


Arnis newbies in Laro't Saya sa Parke | SunStar

Sun.StarSun.Star - Aug 7, 2017
BARELY a month when the Laro't Saya sa Parke program of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) was relaunched in Davao City last July 9, the weekly free arnis clinic has been attracting beginners at the People's Park. Kapatirang Dobe Olisi Escrima ...  


Saanich councilor presented eighth-degree aikido black belt ...

Victoria NewsVictoria News - Aug 9, 2017
A Saanich councillor received some special recognition this week from the other side of the world. A delegation arrived in Victoria from the Shioda Aikido ...  


Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame CEO on 5th Annual Induction Dinner

BoxingScene.comBoxingScene.com - Aug 8, 2017
On Saturday the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame will have their 5th Annual Induction Dinner at Caesar's Palace on the Las Vegas strip. Michael Carbajal, Thomas Hearns, Erik Morales, Ken Norton, Lucia Rijker, the late Salvador Sanchez, Richie Sandoval and ...  


The 'Other' Brazilian Martial Art: Capoeira & Jiu-Jitsu's Love-Hate ...

FloGrapplingFloGrappling - Aug 8, 2017
For decades, the Brazilian martial arts of capoeira and jiu-jitsu were deadly rivals. The early days of vale tudo (no holds barred, which would become MMA) were ...  


UDOT begins second phase of wildlife fencing installation
The Park Record - Aug 18, 2017

This week, the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) began installing additional wildlife fencing on Interstate 80 as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of collisions between vehicles and wildlife. To pay for the installation, UDOT ...  

Free Fighting


Snapshot: Duane Langenwalter
The Newtown Bee - Aug 4, 2017

I started to study Japanese sword forms kendo and iaido after my first trip to Japan. Kendo is fencing with a bamboo sword and iaido uses a real sword. I studied and taught them for 30 years. My teacher, Shozo Kato, now has the highest rank of anyone ...  

Ju Jitsu

Four Black Belt Promotions at North Oaks Park Ju-Jitsu Program

Santa Clarita Valley SignalSanta Clarita Valley Signal - Aug 16, 2017
The other three black belts serve as assistant instructors in the Budoshin Ju-Jitsu classes conducted through the Santa Clarita Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, headed by George Kirby, Judan [10th degree black belt] and Marc Tucker ...  


Son Flipped Snap in Judo Move

BloombergBloomberg - Aug 11, 2017
Just as we started to question Masayoshi Son's sanity for attempting to buy, well, everything, the Japanese visionary pulled off an impressive judo flip in India. As the largest backer of e-commerce startup Snapdeal, Son's SoftBank Group Corp. had been ...  


Former ICAC officer pleads guilty to sexually exploiting two of his ...

WSETWSET - Aug 15, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- A former detective with the Madison County Sheriff's Office, who was also assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children ...  


Ridgefield Kempo to open Monday

The Ridgefield PressThe Ridgefield Press - Aug 8, 2017
Kempo is a striking art, a method of practical self defense,” owner and instructor George Woolf told The Press. Classes for all ages will be offered Monday through Saturday. The studio will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on ...  


Progress releases Kendo UI Builder
IT-Online - Aug 13, 2017

AIGS, Progress distributor in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced the latest version of Progress Kendo UI Builder, a responsive web UI toolkit for rapidly delivering beautiful and intuitive web experiences. The new release introduces browser ...  


'He's a F--king Monster': Tim Duncan's Kickboxing Trainer Opens Up ...

Bleacher ReportBleacher Report - Aug 2, 2017
There's something striking about watching a 7-footer kickbox. Even more so when that 7-footer is perhaps the greatest power forward in NBA history, Tim ...  

Kung Fu

Chinese Kung Fu masters dazzle EXPO crowds

Astana TimesAstana Times - Aug 16, 2017
11-13 Kung Fu Revelations show “9 Scrolls,” however, absolutely astonished and inspired them. “There were real masters in the show and all their moves had such well-worked-out touches,” city resident and show guest Ilyas Avdeyev told The Astana Times.  

Mixed Martial Arts

MMA Comes to the PD

Slate MagazineSlate Magazine - Aug 10, 2017
Rener Gracie beamed with pride as he showed me a video on his phone. The footage, taken from a surveillance camera at an apparel store, showed one of his students, a police officer, threatening to break another man's arm. The officer claimed he'd seen ...  

Krav Maga

Muay Thai

Muay Thai Saved My Life

The Portland MercuryThe Portland Mercury - Jul 26, 2017
The first time I walked through the gym door, I was a 44-year-old disaster. My 17-year marriage was at a breaking point, thanks to a shared mid-life crisis and our penchant for searching for comfort in all the wrong places. As an advertising agency ...  

Professional Wrestling

Is 'Nature Boy' Ric Flair mellowing? Recent interviews hint of regrets
Charlotte Observer - Aug 8, 2017

Charlotte's professional wrestling legend Ric Flair seems to be getting more reflective and, dare we say, mellow as he ages. The former “world champion” has been giving a series of painfully honest interviews leading up to a documentary about his ...  


SEA Games families: Ferdous, Farhan ready to strike out on their own

TODAYonlineTODAYonline - Aug 12, 2017
The 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur will be a family affair for six members of the Team Singapore contingent competing in the regional event. Hailing from football, silat, badminton, and fencing, the young athletes will be following the footsteps of ...  


Les politiques en costume savate

LibérationLibération - Aug 11, 2017
Etait-ce la nostalgie du temps bénit où, avant de se constituer prisonnier volontaire à Matignon, il montait trois fois par semaine sur un ring ? Ou bien une mise en garde toute politique à l'orée d'un quinquennat compliqué sur le plan des finances ...  


Baseball fan hurt at game during on-field 'sumo' wrestling | The ...
The Seattle Times - Aug 6, 2017

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fan at a professional baseball game in northern Nevada was hurt during an on-field promotional event involving "sumo wrestling" suits.  


Uzbek President Awarded Honorary World Taekwondo Black Belt
Around the Rings (subscription) - Aug 11, 2017

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (August 11, 2017) – Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been awarded an honorary 9th dan black belt by World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue, who was also granted two honors by the Central Asian state.  

Tai Chi Chuan

Eastover's New "Masters in Residence Series" Begins This Fall!
EIN News (press release) - Aug 15, 2017

As Eastover's resident instructor, Terry Dunn will be offering ongoing weekend classes in Tai Chi Chuan and two rare and powerful ancient monastic Qigong arts: Flying Phoenix Qigong (“Ehrmei Mountain Flying Phoenix Heavenly Healing Qi Meditations”) ...  


Wilkinson and Cox look to put on a show at kung fu tournament

Royal GazetteRoyal Gazette - Aug 10, 2017
Garon Wilkinson and Kaelin Cox will represent Bermuda at the Second Pan American Kung Fu and Taijiquan Championships in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. The pair, who were unable to enter at last's inaugural competition, headed to Central America yesterday ...  


Grafenwälder Waldstadion wird zur Bühne für Kampfsportler

Westdeutsche Allgemeine ZeitungWestdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung - Aug 17, 2017
Seit Ende 2014 steht zudem das Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu unter der Leitung von Joachim Walterfang auf dem Trainingsplan. „Wir entwickeln uns stetig weiter. Wer Interesse an unserem Sport hat, ist jederzeit herzlich willkommen in unserem Dojo. Mit diesem ...  

Tang Soo Do

Family's dynasty stretches from Minnesota to Chandler with new Tang Soo Do school offering martial arts classes for ...

San Tan Sun NewsSan Tan Sun News - Aug 9, 2017
When Stephanie Larson talks about the martial art of Tang Soo Do being a great activity for the whole family, she speaks from fascinating personal experience. “I actually started when I was 5 years old,” said Larson, who, with her husband Ian, runs the ...  

Thai Boxing

Thai boxing chief targets three golds in Malaysia

Bangkok PostBangkok Post - Aug 5, 2017
The following year, the Thai boxing squad had a disastrous spell at the 2016 Rio Olympics when they failed to win a single medal in the sport. The Thailand Boxing Association then hired Cuban coach Julian Cedeno in an attempt to return to winning ways.  

Turkish Wrestling

Watch: Get the olive oil! Turkish oil wrestling competition kicks off with fierce action

TRT WorldTVNZ - Jul 16, 2017
The annual Turkish oil wrestling competition was kicked off in Kirkpinar where young wrestlers faced off. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining ...  

Wing Chun

American teaches Wing Chun in Manhattan

Chinadaily USAChinadaily USA - Aug 7, 2017
In the bustling crowds of downtown Manhattan, it's easy to miss a cloth signboard unless you know what you're looking for. Once you enter the door below, you'll find a martial arts club called the Wing Chun Martial Club. Founder Alex Richter, whose ...  


Wrestling Champion Ric Flair Hospitalized for 'Tough Medical Issues'

RollingStone.comRollingStone.com - Aug 14, 2017
Wrestling world champion Ric Flair was hospitalized for "tough medical issues" over the weekend, according to his management team. After tweeting that Flair was only in hospital for routine monitoring on Saturday, Legacy Talent and Entertainment CEO ...  


This trailer for the Bruce Lee-inspired Birth of the Dragon should never have been born

Critical HitCritical Hit - Jul 14, 2017
When he refused he was challenged to a no-holds-barred combat match with Wong Jack Man – a master in Xingyiquan, Northern Shaolin, and T'ai chi ch'uan – with the stipulation that should Lee lose he would close his school, but should he win he would be ...  

Cage Fighting

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