People often try to separate martial arts business from martial arts lifestyles and martial arts traditional teachings. This is a horrible thing to do, as it turns a way of life into nothing more than...
There are numerous martial sports to choose from if you're looking for a good workout, instead of martial arts traditional training. Of these martial sports, kickboxing is the most popular. If you wan...
When someone tells you they study karate, or any Japanese martial art, your first question is probably, "What belt are you?" If they say black belt, then no doubt you're thoroughly impressed. However,...
In martial arts traditional training, many rituals that a white belt might not understand are performed. You are asked to remove your shoes and bow at the door before entering the dojo (and before goi...
The complete history of Karate is unclear, many people argue over its true origins. It is safe to say, however, that the very first inception of it was in Okinawa. Although some people consider Okin...
Sambo is an acronym for SAMozashchita Bez Oruzhiya or Self-defense without weapons martial art developed in the Soviet Union during the early half of the twentieth century.This martial arts form is pr...
Millions of Americans are currently enlisted in some sort of martial arts class. Training in karate has many benefits, and not all of them are what you would imagine. If the thought of martial arts so...
In most martial arts schools today you can take regular lessons and add some self-defense classes. But there is still the problem of the effectiveness of the martial art and the so called self-defense...
Translated literally, Wing Chun means "beautiful springtime," or "forever springtime." Wing Chun is also written "Ving Tsun" or "Wing Tsun." According to Wing Chun, there are several ways of defeating...
There has been an interesting development in the martial arts in the late 20th Century and into the 21st. Martial arts have evolved and become much more true to life than ever. There was a time when ...