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Getting into marital arts as an adult

At the risk of blowing my own trumpet, as the saying goes, I feel quite qualified to write a piece comparing getting ...

Martial arts life lessons

There’s the old saying that idle hands are the devil’s playthings, meaning that if one isn’t kept busy people go ...

The history of wrestling

Fighting and sport are as old as human culture. In fact, the two often go hand-in-hand as most of the world’s sports ...

Yoga – a martial art?

Loosely translated, Yoga means "to yoke or join together" - it is the practice of unifying the individual consciousness ...

Body and (equally important) mind: martial arts

There’s a lot to getting started in a new martial art. Of course a great many of the skills are transferable. I’ve ...

Martial arts as a spectator sport

When we think of martial arts we often think East Asia: Shaolin monks, Bruce Lee, and traditions dating back hundreds ...