According to the FBI, four women die everyday as a result of domestic violence and about 130,000 women report that theyve been victims of rape or attempted rape annually. Because of statistics like this, many women enroll in self-defense classes to learn the skills they need to defend themselves.
Wing Chun – Chinese Martial Art
Wing Chun (also known as Wing Tsun, Ving Chun or Ving Tsun) is one of the most popular types of Chinese martial arts. Though its basically an unarmed combat technique, Wing Chun may include weapons as part of its course. The origin of Wing Chun can be traced back to China, but the real history of its creation has long been a topic of much debate. The most credible suggestion regarding the origin of Wing Chun dates back to 1700 AD in the Henan Shaolin Monast…
Everything You Need To Know About Judo Uniforms
Since it was created in 1882 by Kano Jigoro of Japan, Judo has become one of the most popular martial arts in the world. It is quite a rigorous and physically demanding sport, appearing in several major international sports competitions. As a result, when partaking in judo training, it is important that a high quality judo uniform, or gi in Japanese, be worn to avoid tearing and damage.
Tai Chi for Over Fifties And Under Fifties!
Tai Chi Kung Fu is relatively little known in the West. Therefore one doesneed an education rather than to go down a “blind alley” ith Tai Chi. Western science says we ust have sufficient evidence before we can say something works. I say that 5000 years of Chinese experience combined with the fact that scientists have only been around the last 150 years and ae now starting to prove the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine is enough to say we can start to believe without scientific evidence based on our own sound judgements. This article is to give you fun, security and peace of mind about the wonderful art of tai chi chuan.
Japanese Samurai Swords Buying Guide
There are several things to look for in a quality Japanese Samurai sword. This article will help you know what to look for when purchasing your samurai sword.
The Martialarm Intro To Chow-Gar Kung Fu
Chow Gar is a short range fighting process from the Southern Shaolin, and is a form of Southern Praying Mantis, which is one of a number of Chinese martial arts. It is an frightening style with emphasis on close range fighting.
Martial Arts: Helping Your Children Protect Themselves
Did you know that a child is reported abducted or missing every 40 seconds in the United States and that most potential abductors make their first contact with the children they abduct within one quarter of a mile from their homes? With summer approaching and children having more time to play with friends during the day, it is now more important than ever to start (or continue) giving your children the tools they need to protect themselves:
Your Habits Will Determine Your Future
Find out how your habits will effect your chances of becoming a champion martial artists.
False Sense Of Security
This article will teach you how to pick a realistic self defense program.
The Art Of Tai Chi Sparring
Curious about Tai Chi but running short on time and patience to make an in depth research of your own? Here is a simple but accurate article on the topic of Tai Chi sparring. It’s organized and easy to digest.
Tai Chi, also known as Tai Chi Chuan (taijiguan) or Taiji, is commonly translated as Supreme Ultimate Fist and is known throughout the world as a Chinese martial art that combines the principles of self defense with the mental and physical fitness. This art is practi…
Jujitsu: History, Philosophy And Methods
Jujitsu is a 2500 year old unarmed combat discipline that has its roots in ancient Japan. The exact date on the creation of this martial art form is hard to trace but techniques resembling that of Jujitsu had already been incorporated into the training methods of the Samurai, from the 8th to the 6th centuries. Earliest Japanese historical records such as the Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) and the Nihon Shoki (Chronicles of Japan) also have passages relat…
The philosophy of samurai swords
Samurai swords are very much used in today’s decorations because of their special handcrafting, but mostly because of their unique philosophy and symbolism.
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