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UFC Fight Gear and the Octagon

UFC and MMA fights are held in a cage and eight sided chain linked reinforced, heavily padded structure called the Octagon. As the sport has grown in popularity over the years, rules and regulations, according strict regulations concerning the type of fight gear that a cage fighter can wear during a match.

  • 4 Jul 2017

What To Know About Cagefighters

Cagefighters have been in existence since the time of the ancient Greeks, when unarmed combat, called pankration, was first introduced into the Olympic Games in the year 648 B.C. Pankration was known as the most extreme combat sports, and statues to honor the top pankratiasts were erected in cities as late as the Early Middle Ages.

  • 8 Jul 2017

Bruce Lee and His Martial Art, Jeet Kune Do

Bruce Lee, the great kung fu action movie star from the 1970s, was quite well known in the martial arts community before he became famous through his films. He had already been inducted into the prestigious Black Belt magazine's Hall of Fame before becoming a star.

  • 28 Jun 2017
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  •   21 Jul 2017   Posted By Juanita B.   20 Favs   0 Comments

    The Difference Between Karate and Kung Fu

    For many people, especially those who are not familiar with martial arts, the question often arises on what the difference between karate and kung fu is. Upon watching somebody doing martial arts, the untrained eye will find it hard to tell whether that person is doing karate or kung fu.

  •   13 Jul 2017   Posted By Melvin M.   30 Favs   0 Comments

    Kids Martial Arts - Uncommon System Approach

    Sometimes, young kids may express an interest in martial arts. To foster this strong interest, parents must first understand what martial arts is all about before sending their children to classes. In today's society, there are many different forms of martial arts that are available to the general public.

  •   17 Jul 2017   Posted By Ernie N.   51 Favs   0 Comments

    Some Of The Various Types Of Swords Available And Why They Are So Popular

    Thanks to Hollywood heroes like Antonio Bandarras playing Zorro and Tom Cruise playing the Last Samurai, we have seen a resurgence in the sword market. Individuals are at least asking about swords if not actively seeking to buy them. And why not, they make some pretty neat show pieces if you prefer the martial arts style of decorating.

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27 Jun 2017
Posted By Gretchen T.

Urijah Faber and His Role In Mixed Martial Arts

Urijah Faber was born in his parents home on May 14th, 1979, in the small college town of Isla Vista. His parents holistic practices would come to influence all aspects of his life, including his successful MMA career and UFC affiliation. Fabers healthy diet and exercise helped gain him early success as a star athlete in the small town where he grew up, excelling in football, wrestling, and other sports.
13 Jul 2017
Posted By Danny W.

Martial Arts Training Is Not Just About Being Practical

I find it slightly amusing that quite often when I talk to other martial artists, some of them get so worked up about what's practical and what isn't. In one discussion, we were talking about martial arts weaponry including bo staffs and swords. This one fellow was commenting that swords are not practical since we don't usually carry around swords anymore but sticks can be found anywhere, which can substitute for staffs.
26 Jun 2017
Posted By Wilma W.

The (MMA) Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA, combines many different fighting techniques, including grappling and striking, and high performance standards, particularly in the often intense, and very popular MMA tournaments. The first tournaments came about as a result of the 1993 Ultimate Fighting Championship, which matched different fighting styles in a competition where the rules were minimal and the goal was to find the best fighters in the world.
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30 Jul 2017
Posted By Deanna S.

Martial arts: keep your guard up

The martial arts are perhaps among the more dangerous sports one can get involved in but they are extremely rewarding and fun to do. They take many years to master but once you have become a master yourself you will never look back. There are many disciplines to choose from: Thai boxing, Tae Kwon Do, Judo, Karate, Kendo to name but a few. No matter which one you choose you can be sure that you are going to be in for a few knocks and bruises.
25 Jun 2017
Posted By Darin G.

Karate Students Apply Martial Arts Skills To Each Area Of Life

There are a number of reasons to study martial arts. Fayetteville residents that understand the benefits of martial arts training know that in addition to self defense a person can gain focus and discipline that carries over into every aspect of their life. For children the study of karate allows youngsters to gain confidence and coordination as well as teaching self control and goal achievement skills to the kids that are enrolled in a martial arts program.
5 Jul 2017
Posted By Jim H.

Some Basics About Tai Chi

The centuries old practice of tai chi is an integral part of a holistic health lifestyle, along with yoga. Its roots come from China, and this martial art focuses on principles which will lead to better health and longevity. If you don't know a whole lot about tai chi, you may recognize it from its depictions in movies or on television: it is often shown as a group of people under the trees in a park, moving their limbs and bodies in ultra slow motion in unison.
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4 Fighting Tips | Shaolin Kung Fu

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7 Jul 2017
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Real Muay Thai in MMA

Check out my new book on striking: www.StrikingTechniques.com Muay Thai has been used by all champions in MMA to a great effect, yet we have not seen ...

31 Jul 2017
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SPIRIT OF MARTIAL ARTS | WARRIOR MOTIVATION 2016 | KAMPFKUNST LIFESTYLE

SPIRIT OF MARTIAL ARTS | WARRIOR MOTIVATION | KAMPFKUNST LIFESTYLE Körper und Geist im Einklang durch die Kampfkunst. Der Weg eines Kriegers ...


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