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Martial Arts: Physical Techniques And Mental Discipline, Part 1

Source: Flickr Martial Arts is the combination of physical techniques and mental discipline. It is used for self defense, body strengthening, relaxation, and even competition. Women often take martial arts classes to learn moves that will help them in the event of an attack. The moves of Martial Arts are designed for even a small woman to use them effectively. …

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What Art Hard Style and Soft Style Martial Arts?

Source: Flickr Sometimes one would see references to ‘hard’ style and ‘soft’ style martial arts. To many non-martial artists, these terms may be puzzling. In North America, these terms are used to classify martial art styles into two main categories. Japanese/Okinawan karate and Korean tae kwon do are generally referred to as hard styles. Movements in both karate and tae …

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Tie A Karate Belt Well Or Your Pants Will Fall Off

Source: Flickr I have a five-year-old son who recently decided he wanted to take up the art of karate. Well, as you can guess, I was thrilled that he wanted to get involved with something that would teach him so much for the life that lies before him. Little did I know that I too, would have to become an …

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What To Expect In Jiu Jitsu

Source: Flickr It is no joke when you want to learn a martial art. After all, many students do it so they are able to defend themselves. But what can you expect in Jiu Jitsu? Getting into any physical activity like Jiu Jitsu is a great way to keep your body fit. You can expect improvements in your endurance, strength …

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The Secrets About Fight Club Exposed

  Source: Flickr When one thinks of the fight clubs, the picture that automatically comes to mind is of well maintained, strong willed fighters, giving everything they can into the fights even at the cost of their own lives. Well despite all the laws and precautions, there are some real fight clubs in secret locations where people from all sorts …

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How Karate Can Help With Meditation

Source: Flickr Although the ancient origins of karate are somewhat unclear to us,The one thing I can tell you,is that about 1400 years ago,while teaching at the Shaolin Temple in China,Daruma Daishi used techniques that were similar to karate.Later these techniques developed into forms of karate known as Shaolin Boxing. You need a clear mind to use Karate and meditating …

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