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  • Martial Arts - 862 Words
    Martial arts as we know it today many people use it the wrong way such us,throwing harm others, Hit the vulnerable, but people in the past they let martial arts tech them respect and how to deal with bad situation. Today many type of martial arts came out such us, karate, muaythi, taekwondo. Taekwondo and karate are not the same at all about 90% of Omani people think that there is no different between taekwondo and karate that’s way in this essay I going to explain the difference between...
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  • Martial Arts - 1712 Words
    Martial Arts Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices. They are practiced for a variety of reasons, including self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual development. Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices. They are practiced for a variety of reasons, including self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual development. Top 10...
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  • Martial Arts - 10614 Words
    Flyinghammerfist Presents Overview Of Martial Arts Feel The Wrath Of My Bo James W. Brown 2 Ebook Title 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...
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  • Martial Arts - 555 Words
    Martial Arts When you think of martial arts, what comes to mind? The slow, calm movements of Tai-Chi Chuan or maybe the faster, hard movements of Karate or Tae Kwon Do. No matter what you think of it always contains practiced movements of the body and a lot of concentration. These two elements combined with spirit and patience is basically what martial arts consists of. Martial arts is so great because it strengthens each of these aspects of body and mind to make a beautiful...
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  • Rewards in Martial Arts - 2484 Words
    "Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." -- Albert Einstein Realising the rewards of Martial Arts There are various ways how artists can express their emotions and sentiments like music, poems, theatres, cinemas, painting and others. Martial art is a system curriculum not just technique but also about inner balance and how one can work about one’s emotions. There's a deeper meaning in studying martial arts. Eventually, many martial...
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  • Teaching Children Martial Arts
    The importance of Teaching Strategies and understanding Learning Styles when teaching Martial Arts to children Shotokan Karate By Lester J C Membe 3rd Dan (4th Dan Grading Thesis) Introduction Teaching is a profession that can yield something amazing when the right ideas and beliefs are implemented in the classroom in this case in a dojo. To teach children, Shotokan Karate has to be understood to ensure that it becomes manageable...
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  • The Popularity of Mixed Martial Arts
    The Popularity of Mixed Martial Arts and How It Has Evolved For many fight fans, the allure of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has surpassed a traditional boxing match in terms of action and excitement even though Mixed Martial Arts is nothing new. In a sense, all martial arts styles have guided us to the creation of what we now refer to as MMA. Along with this and for quite some time, possibly before history was ever documented, fighters of all levels and styles have been practicing and testing...
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  • Children in Mixed Martial Arts
    Ryan Gordy Professor Howell English 110-108 Research Paper: Final Draft 29 November 2011 Most children are introduced to a variety of activities during their childhood, with youth sports being the most commonly participated activity. Parents sign their children up for youth sports in order for their children to stay physically active and meet other kids of their own age. However, not all activities are considered suitable by society for children to engage in. Understandably, most...
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  • Martial Arts Influence in Indonesia
    Compare & Contrast Essay: Indonesian Martial Arts Martial arts in Indonesia all started when the Chinese raced Indonesians brought the Chinese martial arts to Indonesia allowing Indonesian martial arts to develop. The martial arts depicted in Kho Ping Hoo and the movie ‘Merantau’ both have similarities and differences. Kho Ping Hoo was a famous Indonesian martial art author with Chinese ethnicity who wrote stories about martial art. Kho Ping Hoo was inspired from Hongkong and Taiwanese...
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  • Martial Arts Swot Analysis
    Mixed Martial Arts SWOT Analysis Mixed Martial Arts is a company provides a safe, realistic martial arts training environment that will allowed the students to grow in their confidences by developing the student’s physical attributes, mental strength, and indomitable spirit. STRENGTHS -A focus on community awareness’s by teaching self defense for all ages -A focus on child development and discipline in society -A focus on continued education for adults and groups of interest -The ability...
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  • History of Kickboxing Martial Arts
    Fighting Is Art Since the dawn of time, man has had to fight for one reason or another. There has been war using weapons, sword fights between individuals, and then there are modern day wars battled out in the cage. Kickboxing has had many uses in the past, but it is one of the most popular sports in today’s culture. It is a very useful skill to learn. There is no mistake that martial arts are dangerous, but if properly taught, a perfectly disciplined warrior will be a result....
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  • Health Benefits of Martial Arts
    Health benefits of martial arts Martial arts are broadly defined as a series of training steps to achieve the motive of equipping oneself with the craft of self defense. It has been performed throughout the world for the sake of dance performance and as combat sports. Categorically martial arts have got many styles but most predominant all over the world are karate, taekwondo and the art of kick boxing. It greatly improvised the physical health of the person; it acts as a vital weapon to...
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  • Chinese martial arts - 817 Words
    Kunal Agarwal East Asian Civilization 12/06/13 Martial Arts Tradition in Contemporary China The start of martial arts in China came about for the same reasons it did in every other culture. In order to aid in hunting activities and to protect against enemies. Along with this, evidence of martial techniques, including those tied to weapons go back thousands of years. It said that the China's Yellow Emperor Hung Di, who took the throne in 2698 B.C., began to create these arts. He...
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  • martial - 4857 Words
    Martial arts From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search The martial art of boxing was practiced in the ancient Thera. Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual development. Although the term martial art has become heavily associated with the fighting arts of eastern Asia, it...
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  • The Influence of Buddhism in Chinese Martial Arts
    Gutowski 1 BrandonGutowski Carrie Morris Narration of Asia 30 January 2012 The Influence of Buddhism In Chinese Martial Arts Since first introduced During the Han Dynasty, Buddhism has played a major role in Chinese art and culture. This is especially true in the traditions that surround the art of Shaolin Kung-Fu, and their strong belief in Chan (Zen) Buddhism. Kung-Fu was Influenced by the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama and focuses heavily on the belief that enlightenment is attained...
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  • Mma vs Traditional Martial Arts
    Abstract The challenges facing Martial Arts schools across the nation are many, leading to the closing doors and knowledge being lost. Overcoming these challenges is not easy but possible. These challenges include self defense being put in the hands of devices (guns, tazers, mace, pepper spray), Mixed Martial Arts stealing clients, the bad economy, and the digital age causing laziness and instant gratification desires in our young people. Each of these obstacles is addressed, and explained why...
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  • Mixed Martial Arts and B.c. Boxing
     Boxing is one of the oldest sports to ever be played. It can be traced as far back as the Ancient Greeks, who participated in it as early Olympic Games back in 668 B.C. Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people engage in a combination of strength, reflexes, and endurance by throwing punches at the opponent. Ever since boxing originated, there has been health issues with the sport. Boxing can result in health issues such as head trauma, brain damage, bodily injury, and...
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  • Mma vs. Traditional Martial Arts
    Fighting and violence is one of the biggest problems in society today. MMA, to many people, is only promoting this as a value, instead of an issue. Another battle that this bloody sport is fighting is for its own legitimacy. There are plenty of other sports that have some fighting, but no one questions the legitimacy of sports such as ice-hockey, in which there is a fight at least once a game, or football (Frisht n. pag.). MMA is also a relatively new and has also taken a large step from where...
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  • Martial Arts Differences: Karate Versus Taekwondo
    Martial Arts Differences: Karate versus Taekwondo Ever since the times of the Japanese and the Koreans, Karate and Taekwondo were used forms of self-defense. Still, the two martial arts, serve its purpose, but presently have additional purposes which are for physical fitness and spiritual and mental focus. Although the two might appear very similar, they are strikingly different. Unfortunately, many people don’t know this and can’t differentiate the two. I, for one, became interested in...
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  • Travel Through Time Chinese and Greek Martial Arts
    Sarantopoulos Panagiotis / 潘友 – Student Number : 13210680382 Professor Ruoen Fan / 范若恩 Chinese Language and Culture 9 May 2014 Travel Through Time: Chinese and Greek Martial Arts  Now since his was beauty of body, his was courage and a stout heart and, besides, selfcontrol and the good fortune of never having been defeated, what man could be called happier than he?- Dio Chrysostom, Discourses, 29.16  The best fighter is never angry - Laozi / 老子 Living in China during the last...
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  • Modern Mixed Martial Arts: A Three Dimensional New Breed of Sport Embraced by Filipinos
    Life of a man is too serious and plain without any activity that can fill in any of the dull hours of everyday life. Every person wants to have an entertaining or relaxing thing while resting and no one wants to be lonely and just spend his/her entire life facing different problems in life and nature. Since the day we were born, the concept of play and leisure already existed in our life. Our parents do different stuffs for us to be happy, and as we mature, we engage in type of leisure that is...
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  • Evolution of Bruce Lee as a Martial Artist and Filmmaker
    Martial Art films- Trace the evolution of Bruce as a martial artist and film maker Bruce Lee was an influential figurehead in both realms of martial arts and the film industry. The main philosophy of his beliefs as both a martial artist and a filmmaker was created via the integration and shaping of different concepts of martial arts, his belief of Taoism and ancient Chinese paradigms and the integration of this concept into his films. Through these, he has revolutionized the martial arts...
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  • Bruce Lee - the Art of Expressing the Human Body
    c::: I I I --I iii compiled and edited by John Little » I » :::c I c.n The Bruce ~ee ~ibrarij -- As revealed through the notes, letters, diaries, interviews, reading annotations, and library of Bruce Lee The 8rt of Expressing the Human Hod~ By John Little TUTTLE PUBLISHING To kyo · Rutland , Verm ont · Sin gapore Disclaimer: Please note that the publisher and author(s) of this instructional book are NOT RESPONSIBLE in any manner whatsoever for any...
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  • Benefits of Karate - 1630 Words
    In 1609, war broke out between Japan and Okinawa, a nearby island. Brave efforts from the Okinawan citizens could not overcome the powerful Japanese military. Japan took over rule of Okinawa and immediately put a ban on all weapons. The frustrated Okinawans "felt degraded and weakened by their new rulers" (Laiken, 66). In order to combat the oppressing Japanese, the Okinawans created a weaponless form of self-defense. This method, using only hands and feet as natural weapons, was called...
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  • Taekwondo Informative Speech - 762 Words
    Informative Speech Taekwondo Introduction Have you ever seen a martial arts demonstration, or hear of a demonstration team? Well, let me start off by telling you what a demonstration, or demo, team is and what they do. A demo team is a group of elite martial artists chosen to represent the school of martial arts to which they attend to the public during martial arts demonstrations. During these demonstrations they perform impressive feats that wow the audience such as, difficult board...
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  • Revisiting Pencak Silat OSAKA
    (Paper to be presented at The Humanities Conference in Hawaii, January 2014) Seni Pencak Silat: Utilizing The Malay Warrior Arts As A Method In Actor Training Abstract The Malay warrior arts seni pencak silat (sps) is an important source of traditional theatre acting technique. During the colonial period and post-colonial modernization, Western models of theatre replaced traditional performance and the physical technique of theatre was largely modeled on Western acting: the importance of the...
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  • Time Spent with a Famous Person
    If I had to choose a famous person to spend a day with it would have to be with, Bruce Lee. He has always been an inspiration to me because he followed his dreams. As a child he played in movies with his father, and was well-known throughout China. While growing up he was being picked on by other kids, he told his mother that he wanted to learn Martial arts to defend himself from kids that would pick on him because he didn't know how to defend himself. At the age of fourteen he finally started...
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  • No Pain, No Game
    Today many sports such as football, hockey, and mixed martial arts are regulated and are addressed by medical organizations in an effort to improve safety and to reduce injuries. Some people argue that dangerous and violent sports should be banned completely because they can lead to injuries or violent behaviours. There is very little or no evidence to show that people who take part in dangerous sports become violent in the future. In my opinion, sports that may be considered to be violent or...
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  • Parkour - 502 Words
    Parkour Parkour is focusing on fast efficient forward motion with spatial awareness. He is running at a high rate of speed through the obstacles in his environment. The terrain of streets is the journey where he travels to get to his destination. Through leap he freefalls like a cat jumping from a tree. Landing without consequence. He captures every landing from a fall using his knees as shock absorbers, he spring back into a run. There has to be an adrenaline rush to keep moving,...
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  • Shotokan - 529 Words
     Shotokan Karate vs.Eskrima “Arnis” Ever since I was young I’ve seen movies and television programs that contain action sequences involving martial arts like “Karate Kid” and UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship).In my opinion, the most famous superstar in martial arts is Bruce Lee.He was an innovator in martial arts and he was the founder of the art Jeet Kune Do, a style with minimal movement with maximum effect and extreme speed. Martial Arts are systems and traditions of combat practices,...
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  • Spiritual Enlightenment Through Physical Culture
    "Foster and polish the warrior spirit while serving in the world; illuminate the path according to your inner light." --Morihei Ueshiba I recieved an email asking how I integrated spirituality into my health and wellness profession. This post flowed very easily from that excellent question. I was introduced to true physical culture at 17 in the form of martial arts. My instructor was in his 40's and could barely speak English. There was not a shred of western culture or mindset present...
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  • Street Fighting Tips - 2146 Words
    1 2 © Copyright 2007, Kerwin Benson Publishing All rights reserved. With the exception of a printed copy made for the purchaser’s ease of reading and brief quotations for the purpose of review, no part of this book may be reproduced (nor transmitted) in any form or by any means, electronic, photocopying, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. This book is designed to provide authoritative information with regard to martial arts. It is sold with the...
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  • the fall of balintawak - 1161 Words
    ABC’s., that is the teaching of basics. AGAK To teach, coach or tutor. AIKIDO A Japanese form of martial arts, utilizing, wrist, joints and elbow grips to immobilize an opponent. AMARA A fancy manipulation of the stick mostly for intimidation, show or exercise. ARNIS Martial arts of the Philippines, also known as eskrima, arnis, kalirongan, garote, baston, kuntao, silat, gilas, pagkalikali, panandata, didya, kabaroan, kaliradman, sinawali. BADLONG To rebuke, reprimand, scold or stop in...
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  • Dwellings: a Spiritual History of the Living World
    Linda Hogan’s Dwellings; Essay In Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World. Linda Hogan hints in her essays and stories that our modern world has lost its connection with nature and that we have lost respect for the earth, or have gone against nature in general. Linda Hogan’s writings imply that the world is “out of balance”. She even says “The broken link between us and the rest of the world grows too large…” (130). I am in total disagreement with her claims. I don’t...
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  • Cultural Differences in Asia on Sports and Recreation
    Cultural Differences in Asia on Sports and Recreation China It is inevitable that with such a long history China should have developed several unique and traditional sports and pastimes. Chinese traditional and cultural activities are very popular, and consider as a precious cultural heritage for the country. Martial Arts The genesis of Chinese martial arts has been attributed to the need for self-defense, hunting techniques and military training in ancient China. Hand-to-hand...
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  • Tribe Essay - 970 Words
    ########### ########### ########### ########### #### Combat Club There are many men and women that cannot defend themselves from other men and women that are fiercer than them. Some may fear those who are bigger, stronger, faster, and just plain mean to ones that are weak. It would be beneficial to learn how to stand up to the ones that are intimidating. Learning how to stand up against the ones who are intimidating is not easy, but can be handled without violence. However, what if...
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  • Management Information System - 4379 Words
    Cover Page Project Name: Management Information System Project Project Subject : Sport Data Software Presenter Name: Hussein Jumaa Submitted To: Dr. Walid Najjar Department: Physical Education( Sports Management ) Description Sport Data Software is designed Sport Software for Data and Information system about martial arts Events, Data base, Team, Clubs and Players around the world connected with the World Federation of Each Sport. Project Goals  Importance of MIS in our Life  MIS and Roles...
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  • Sample Statement of Purpose for Recreation and Leisure Studies
    Sample Statement of Purpose for Recreation and Leisure Studies The Martial Art (wushu) and the Technique of Deep Breathing (qigong) constitute an integral part of Chinese traditional culture and one of the essential cultural legacies of the world civilization. Even now, those two ancient health-building techniques are still indispensable in facilitating people’s health. Yet, it is regretful to notice that they seem to have stopped developing in the modern era. I believe that the best way out of...
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  • Chinese Somatic Science: How Is Ki-Energy (Chi-Energy) Understood in Somatic Science?
    Chinese Somatic Science: How Is Ki-Energy (Chi-Energy) Understood in Somatic Science? Dr. Yasuo Yuasa, translated by Dr. Shigenori Nagatomo April, 2003 In 1984 when the Japan-France symposium was held, scholars of religion, medicine and psychology were gathered from both sides, and they engaged in discussion in order to promote the movement of New Age Science. I included a suggestion, made from the Japanese side, presentations on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),...
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  • Commerative speech on Bruce Lee
    Name: Zovin Chong Tutorial Grp: W18 Date: 15 September 2014 Title: Commemorative speech Topic: Bruce Lee Specific purpose: (I want my audience)…to know the reasons why I want to pay tribute to Bruce Lee. Central Idea: What are the various achievements and accomplishments that he has and what made him the famous icon people recognized him as today. ___________________________________________________________________ Introduction Born between 6 and 8am on November 27 1940, both the hour...
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  • Identity Essay - 1075 Words
    Rough Draft Identity is what defines us as a person. Everyone one on earth has their own unique identity. To showcase my identity, I created a collage of images and descriptive words, called an identi-kit. This identi-kit shows what I feel like is my identity to myself and the others. My identi-kit identifies me as a mixed martial artist. The identi-kit has images of a deadly shark with mixed martial arts gloves on that say mixed martial arts on the front and fight shorts with the words...
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  • The Importance of Discipline in Karate and Life.
    One of the first things I was taught when I first started Karate was discipline. Teaching a strict discipline to a 10 year old boy is not the easiest thing to do, but with a training and time I eventually learnt it. But a question arises, what is discipline? Discipline means abiding by certain rules and regulations of social life. Discipline is what a person imposes on themself and sticks to as strongly as one would follow the law. It enforces a strict control over an individual's rights and...
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  • Criminology - 30 - 326 Words
     Criminology 30 Week 3 Individual Work Cynthia Molina University Everest Criminology 30 week 3 What measures can you take to better protect yourself from crime? The increase in personal crime calls for a need to protect oneself. Personal protection makes one feel secure. To feel secure from...
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  • The Decision That Changed My Life
    I consider my self being a girly-girl and tom-boyish. Sometimes one side would be stronger than the other. For example, as if I were to go shopping, I could do that all day. But yet if my guy friends were to ask me to go play with them football or tag, I wouldn’t mind getting down and dirty. For example, when I was younger my mother would take me to her hula classes. I would usually join in when they start to do the warm ups. Then around the age 7 my mother took me to my first official hula...
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  • Physical Education Kinesiology Projects
    Period C Health & Physical Education Kinesiology Projects Taekwondo (Axe-Kick) Taekwondo is one of the most popular martial arts. The name Taekwondo is made up of several different word: Tae means to strike or to kick, Kwon means fists, and Do means a way of an art. Taekwondo, putting all these words together, means the art of kicking and striking The axe kick is a typical taekwondo often seen in competitions, Because of the big strike out, it’s very easy to...
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  • Karate - 523 Words
    Karate and Fitness Karate is a martial art developed in Okinawa, Japan. It can be practiced as an art, sport, and combat sport or even as self-defense training. Traditional karate usually was considered as self-development. However, in this modern society, people started to consider karate as psychological element incorporated into a proper attitude such as perseverance, fearlessness, virtue and leadership skills. Karate is generally using punching, kicking, knee strikes and elbow...
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  • Feminism And Female Image In The Grandmaster
    Feminism and female image in The Grandmaster The Grandmaster: An analysis of the characterization of Gong Er Abstract China has produced many classical movies, including a great percent of the movies in which the female is leading character. Through the colorful images, we may realize clearly how the Chinese feminine survival condition is, the words hegemony and the male-power- centre they encounters in the society, as well as the difficulties that they are seeking independent life for...
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  • Women Safety - 317 Words
    he Top Ten Things Every Woman Should Know about Personal Safety Written by Darren and Beth Laur The following points are ten things that every woman should know about personal safety… 1. Awareness: Your first line of defence. Most people think of kicks to the groin and blocking punches when they hear the term “self-defence.” However, true self-defence begins long before any actual physical contact. The first, and probably most important, component in self-defence is awareness: awareness of...
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  • Television Will Eventually Ruin Sports
    Television will eventually ruin sports. Do you agree?  Sports is physical activity of any kind which carried out to exercise the body and as recreation.  It is supposed to be fun, though some sports like boxing, martial arts and wrestling, involve beating the daylights out of each other.  By “television” the question obviously means “viewing television”.  Viewing television is a passive state where a viewer sits in front of the google box and escape into a world of make believe. ...
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  • Fist Stick Knife Gun
    Violence was a huge recurring issue throughout Geoffrey Canada’s book Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun. The book drew upon numerous incidents of violence encountered by Geoffrey himself, his daughter, and his students. As a child growing up in the Bronx, it was essential that Canada knew how to fight. Ironically not fighting often caused more pain and difficulties in the long run than fighting did. Canada was an intelligent child and was more advanced than many of his peers in the community...
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  • Karate Kid - 521 Words
    Karate kid. 16/07/2013 It's bad enough moving to a new city, but when that city is located in China, it’s almost too much to handle for 12 year old Dre Parker. It's not easy being the new boy in class when you don’t know the language, and it’s even harder, when the cool boys use Kung Fu to rule over the other pupils at school. Fortunately, Dre meets some nice classmates, including the cute girl (he fancies) Mei Ying. However, it turns out that...
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  • Silambam - 1427 Words
    SILAMBAM The references to Silappadikkaram in Sangam literature show that silambam has been practiced as far back as the 2nd century BC. Oral folklore traces it back even further, claiming a history of 3000 years. The bamboo staff - along with swords, pearls and armor - was in great demand with foreign traders,[1][2] particularly those from Southeast Asia where silambam greatly influenced many fighting systems. The Indian community of the Malay Peninsula is known to have practiced silambam...
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  • Bruce Lee RAP - 2243 Words
    8 November 2013 Bruce Lee One of the most famous persons in the world has changed the way society perceives the use martial arts are of course Bruce Lee. Were we no longer limit ourselves to one style but multiple styles for various situations, and today we use these fighting styles in various action films. Bruce Lee is the most influential martial artist and action film star of the twentieth century. Now days we have a sport called MMA, mixed martial arts, if it wasn’t for Bruce Lee this...
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  • Lack of Self Efficiency in America
    Christopher Arrington Lack of Self Efficiency in America Attention Step: The economy crashes, a major weather event destroys your community, an asteroid hits earth, a global power outage occurs, law enforcement and military are no longer effective… Or they work against you robbing you of peace and freedom. Riots, pillaging, death and destruction. What do you do? Where do you go? Who can you trust? Can you trust anyone? Do you know what you would do in a crises such as these listed? Would...
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  • My Experience with Capoeira
    Capoeira was something I had never heard of before. I had no idea what to expect but my wife who is from San Francisco and much more cultured than I am had a friend that was heavily into it. My Humanities professor made it sound fun and when I heard the word martial arts it drew me in because I've always been interested in martial arts. When I asked my wife if she wanted to go, she excitedly accepted the invitation. We just had our fourth baby just over a month ago and desperately need to go on...
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  • Enter the Dragon - 561 Words
    Enter the Dragon (1973) * Enter the Dragon revolves around the three main characters. Lee, a man recruited by an agency to investigate a tournament hosted by Han, since they believe he has an Opium trade there. Roper and Williams are former army buddies since Vietnam and they enter the tournament due to different problems that they have. Roper is on the run from the Mafia due to his gambling debts, while Williams is harassed by racist police officers and defends himself from them and uses...
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  • The Benefits of Taekwondo - 283 Words
    There are many forms of martial arts around the world. Only a few are as popular as the Korean art of Taekwondo. It attracts many student of various age. It has the grace of a ballerina and flexibility training of yoga, mental discipline of Aikido and defense action of Judo. Taekwondo affects the individual on the mental side as well physical. Taekwondo can be practiced by anyone, even the elderly or disabled. Taekwondo's instant ability to enhance the body makes it appealing to those who do...
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  • Essay Jujitsu - 1037 Words
    suJujitsu Jujitsu is the martial art which originated from Japan, it is an art of close combat for self-defense, and it is considered as one of the most powerful martial arts in the history of Japan. 2500 years ago japanese monk couldn’t protect themselves from carnivores and thefts. So while they pilgrimage in the forest they always got robes by thieves. So, one monk create a bare hand self- defense martial art called Jujitsu. Jujitsu were taught to the guard “samurai” (can fight with or...
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  • Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: an Analytical Review
    Hong Kong cinema has unquestionably founded their filmic reputation out of the 1950's martial-arts action films produced by the Shaw Brothers. This can be reaffirmed through the statement in Film Art that, "Shaws made films in many genres, but among its biggest successes were dynamic, gory sword fighting films (wuxia pian, or ‘tales of martial chivalry')" (493). Such films eventually lead to the endorsement of classic martial artists from Bruce Lee to Jackie Chan, ultimately establishing a sort...
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  • Wiccan Beliefs and Practices - 1227 Words
    1 * Martial Arts Comparison: Eastern religions and the US and in Asia BY: YVETTE M. LIPSCOMB WORLD RELIGION 2300 FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE JACKSONVILLE 2 Comparing the teachings of martial arts in the US and Asia When I think of martial arts, I think about the first time I saw my first Bruce Lee movie. With all the fast movements of Karate or Tae Kwon Do, it seems as though every movie they put out about martial arts in the beginning you would have the teacher training the...
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  • Motion Analysis - 458 Words
    ----------------------- REF: Roundhouse Kick [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roundhouse_kick] 3D Inverse Dynamics Analysis of Martial Arts Circular Kick [http://www.asbweb.org/conferences/2009/pdf/1231.pdf] Results Discussion and Analysis 1. When the kicker begins the kick, his hip extensors of the kicking limb (H1) work positively to extend the hip until toe-off at t=0.28 s. After slight delays, the ankle plantiflexors (A1) performed positive work to push away from the floor; at the same...
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  • Arnis Rxn Paper - 1006 Words
    Abigail Racho "Sticks are extensions of the arms" Arnis is the Philippines' national martial art and sport, after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed the Republic Act. No. 9850 in 2009. Arnis along with Eskrima and Kali are terms for the traditional martial arts of the Philippines that emphasize weapon-based fighting with sticks and various improvised weapons. It also includes hand-to-hand combat and weapon disarming techniques. Modern Arnis is the system of Filipino...
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  • Kungfu Dream - 1265 Words
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