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The Legend Is Alive

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Bruce Lee was an icon of martial arts all his life. Martial arts icon Bruce Lee died unexpectedly on July 20, 1973, at the age of only 32, just as he was about to get started in Hollywood. The flick became a colossal success posthumously, sparking a veritable boom in martial arts films and making […]

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The Japanese Samurai Sword Sport Today – Kendo

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The Japanese are well known for their affinity with religion and martial arts. In many of movies that are viewed in today’s audience, we always see a deep connection between religion and martial arts. Martial arts are considered to be the way to bring justice to those who have been wronged. However, in the eyes […]

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Some Karate Superstitions You Didn’t Know

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Athletes, especially those who compete at a semi-professional or professional level are, by nature superstitious creatures. There are many who have rituals regarding clothes, protections, gestures, and actions that they think can be decisive to improve a record or winning combat. Superstition and Sports Superstition and sports are closely linked. Sometimes in the form of […]

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How Martial Arts Can Overcome Autism

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Martial Arts are for everyone, from young kids to adults, elder people, and people with disabilities or special conditions. Kids within the autistic spectrum have a difficult time with social interactions and sports skills, not being able to focus for long periods of time and losing interest in said activities, except perhaps, martial arts. We […]

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What’s a Ninja?: A Short Story

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The ninjas were spies that were active mainly between the XV and XVI centuries during the period of the States at War. Today the image we have of them is the one created in modern cinema and literature, which in many points is far from reality. Ninjas, Now and Then The word “ninja” began to […]

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The Top Martial Arts for Self-defense

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Martial arts are about knowing how to defend yourself against a potential enemy, rather than knowing how to attack others. A characteristic feature is the exclusion of any kind of firearm or weapon and the techniques used, which differ from street fights which often focus on attacking as much as defending. Contrastingly, martial arts are […]

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Female Japanese Wrestlers: Kind, Strong and Passionate

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Women’s wrestling in Japan has become a huge trend, so much so, that the Japanese are able to fill huge gyms while cheering the audience with their keys and strategies on the ring. Shrieking costumes, shouts, sweat… and a lot of respect, both among the wrestlers, as with the veteran public. Perhaps very few people […]

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Karate Will Finally be an Olympic Sport in Tokyo 2020

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The assembly of the International Olympic Committee has unanimously approved the inclusion of five new sports for the next Olympic Games, with karate being one of them. All these years, within the Olympics, there had been competitions of only two martial arts: Judo (since 1964, women since 1992) and Taekwondo (since 2000). So, why wasn’t […]

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Curious Facts of Japanese Culture Worthy of Admiration

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Are western people really so different from the Japanese? It’s easy to conclude that yes, mainly because the Japanese society is characterized by a strong framework of values sustained in peace, respect for others, efficiency and order. Visiting Japan can be a very enriching experience for anyone, especially for a young kohai. Anyway, Japan is […]

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Scientific Studies Show That Martial Arts Can Improve Your Health

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Let’s see how scientific teams around the world have been putting an effort into demonstrating the benefits that martial arts can bring to any of us, no matter our age or physical condition. The benefits are out there, anyone can choose between martial arts and combat sports, that are classified into two groups, namely: ‘hard’ […]

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