Overview Of Martial Arts
Feel The Wrath Of My Bo James W. Brown
Table of Contents Chapter 1. A Look at Belts Chapter 2. A Look at Kung Fu Chapter 3. A Look at Ninjutsu Chapter 4. A Look at Wing Chun Chapter 5. A Look at Muay Thai Chapter 6. A Look at Aikido Chapter 7. A Look at B.J.J. Chapter 8. A Look at Chinese Martial Arts Chapter 9. Five Animal Kung Fu Chapter 10. Hapkido Chapter 11. Shootfight Chapter 12. Tai Chi Chapter 13. Judo Chapter 14. Taekwondo Chapter 15. Kenpo Chapter 16. UFC and Others Chapter 17. Martial Arts For Kids.
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Chapter One A Close Look At Belts With most types of martial arts, the color of the belt that you have will signify your rank within your style of martial arts. The belts that are used with martial arts signify your rank within that style, although they have no universal means or ranking within the martial arts world. More or less, they tell others how much you know about your specific martial art. Some dojo's use stripes on a belt to signify the progression of a student. Typically a stripe is applied as each form is learned. A student may get a black stripe for learning a form, another stripe for sparring and a final stripe to show they are ready to be tested for the next belt. Each dojo is different. The use of belt colors in martial arts is an old practice, dating back hundreds of years. Belts and their use in martial arts all started by a man known as Jigoro Kano, who created the style known as Kodokan Judo. Kano started out by using only white and black belts to signify rank within his style of martial arts. His reason for using belts, was to specify which students could compete in different activities. For example, those with white belts couldn’t compete in the same activities as those with black belts. Shortly after Kano introduced his idea of using belts, other belt colors were introduced to the world of martial arts. Over the years, it became a...