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Tuesday, Jul 7, 2014
KOMBATO Definição: Combate para defesa-pessoal Data de inicio: Anos 80 Fundador: Paulo Albuquerque Lugar de Origem: Brasil Kombato é orientado para se defender contra atacantes armados e desarmados. É usado por guarda-costas, policiais e militares, e está ganhando popularidade como sistema de defesa pessoal. Ele usa técnicas de submissão, socos e chutes. Kombato é mais do que um sistema de defesa pessoal, nós somos um laboratório de pesquisa dinâmico em constante aprimoramento e estamos na...

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2014
I've got a birthday coming up. Or maybe it is an anniversary. I'm not sure. Whatever it is though, it's special to me. No, it is not my birthday as most think of it. It's the day after my birthday when, after 3 years of talking, begging and pleading, my parents allowed me to start studying Judo and Karate. Will wonders never cease? In 1964 nice Jewish boys did not study fighting - at least not if you didn't live in Israel. (I can't speak for that experience.) But it was different for me. I...

Friday, Jun 6, 2014
Kenpo Karate is a martial art that encompasses the various styles of Kenpo (also spelled Kempo) that exist, primarily in the United States, but also in Canada and Europe. Kenpo Karate can refer to any fighting style that traces its roots back to Professor William Chow, who combined aspects of Japanese Kosho-Ryu Kenpo (which he learned from Grandmaster James Mitose) and Chinese Shaolin Kung Fu (which he learned from his father), and spread this new art around Hawaii. Chow's students and their...

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2014
Oliver Te-Jutsu was founded by Jeffery Oliver on December 6, 2013. One of the main reasons this style came about was to give Christians a way to study karate without compromising their faith and practice of Biblical Christianity. This style has no katas, gis nor belts. We have student levels 1 - 6, then instructor levels. This system is a combination of karate, jujutsu, Combat Hapkido Ground Survival, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu along with knife/single stick fighting. This is a very practical style of...

Friday, May 5, 2014
Thomas Young said that his first experience with martial arts was as a young boy when he received some lessons in "Chuan Fa". Later, as an adult in 1942, he started training with James Mitose. He received his shodan from Mitose in 1946, and became Mitose's assistant. When Mitose left Oahu in 1953 and went to the island of Hawaii, Young became the head instructor of the "Official Self Defense Club". This school was located at the Central Y.M.C.A. in Honolulu. Between 1953 and 1959 the classes at...

Friday, May 5, 2014
Chinese Kenpo Karate Jujitsu is descended from Karazenpo go shinjutsu kenpo karate and Kajukenbo. Victor Gascon and Walter Godin created Karazenpo. Their first generation student S. George Pesare brough the art to New England. After obtaining additional black belt ranking in Judo, Korean karate and Escrima. GM. Pesare created his system of Kenpo and passed his knowledge on to late GM. Nick Cerio. GM. Cerio then continued his training achieving black belt status in jujitsu, Chinese Kenpo and...

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2014
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Saturday, Apr 4, 2014
KishimotoDi is a Okinawan Martial Art with the principles, kata and other exercises coming from Kishimoto Soko (1862-1945). Kishimoto Soko lived close to the town Nago in the north of Okinawa. His teacher were Bushi Tachimura (1814-1899) that came from Shuri area and taught Kishimoto a martial art that could be called ShuriTe (or SuiDi in local dialect), and contained at least the weapons Bo and Sai as well as three classical kata called Naihanchi, Passai and Kusanku. There is also the kata...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2014
Li Jinglin, also known as Li Fangchen (1885-1931) was a deputy inspector-general and later army general for the Fengtian during the Chinese warlord era. He hailed from Zaoqiang County, Hebei province, China. After his military career was over, he settled in Nanjing, and in 1927 moved to Shanghai.A renowned swordsman, he was known as "China's First Sword." Military and administrative career[edit] In 1924, during the Second Zhili–Fengtian War, Li was commanding the Fengtian Second Army[4] which...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014
Grandmaster Li, Mao-Ching (李茂清) was born in Qingdao city (青島市), China, on July 5, 1927. He first began training martial arts in 1934 when he was eight years old, under the instruction and guidance of his father and his cousin Shang, Huan. The first fundamental training exercise he learned was Horse Stance (Ma Bu, 馬步). His training initially consisted of holding Ma Bu steadily for five minutes. He eventually worked his way up to holding Ma Bu for 30 minutes. Only then did his teachers allow him...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014
was born in the province of Shandong. In his preface he writes: “In my childhood my grandfather (my mother’s father) gave me an ancient manuscript book. I drilled during three years using pictures of the book and at that time I did not become aware of the true value of that book. Then I happened to learn under the guidance of the famous master of the North Wang Zi Ping3 as well as over twenty other great masters. I drilled in various kinds of Martial Arts during more than twenty years. With...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014
Wang Ju-Rong (1928–2006) was a Chinese-Muslim Martial Arts practitioner and Wushu professor in the Shanghai Institute of Physical Education.[1] A longtime promoter of Wushu, a teacher, an organizational officer, and a Wushu event-announcer, she was the first woman who was a certified judge of national ranking for both Wushu and Archery.[1] Wang was also the founder of the Flying Rainbow Fan art. Contents 1 Family life 2 Education 2.1 Professorship and research 3 Accomplishments 4 Flying...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014
Wang Zi-Ping (1881–1973) was a Chinese-Muslim [1] practitioner of Chinese Martial Arts and traditional medicine from Changzhou, Cangxian county, Mengcun, Hebei Province.[2] He served as the leader of the Shaolin Kung Fu division of the Martial Arts Institute in 1928 and was also the vice chairman of the Chinese Wushu Association.[3] Wang was known for his mastery of Chaquan, Huaquan, Pao Chuan, Bajiquan, and T'ai chi ch'uan.[citation needed] Early in his life, Wang was a member of a resistance...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014
A professional martial artist of stalwart build and great talent, demonstrated a tornado jump kick and his legs swept over everyone's head. Shen is from Qing Dao cyte and you kung fu ir from liang - Shangdong.

Friday, Apr 4, 2014
The Northern Shao-Lin Long Fist Kung Fu System originated from a Buddhist Monastery called the Shao-Lin Temple. This martial art system was refined at the Central Kuo Su Institute by Great Grand Master Han, Ching Tan. Essentially, Northern Shao-Lin Long Fist encompasses traditional Martial Art Exercises, Breathing/Meditation, Stances, Empty Hand and Weapon Forms, Strikes & Kicks, Power & Speed Training, Striking Zones, Fighting Sequences, Theory and Application of Techniques. Brief...

Friday, Apr 4, 2014
Bei Shaolin Chang Quan (Northern Shao-Lin Long Fist) in Taiwan was mostly brought in during 1949. The highly popular Northern Shaolin Long Fist was mostly taught by the Central Martial Art Institute. The content of this style includes Lian Bu Quan, Shi-Lu Tan-Tui, Mai-Fu Quan, Cha Quan, and San-Cai Jian. Northern Shaolin is a school of martial art centered on long-distance combat skills. Its range of leg-extension is relatively farther than other styles. It is a style with open frame, clean-cut...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2014
Matsumura Shorin Ryu is one of the major modern Okinawan martial arts and is one of the oldest styles of karate. It was named by Choshin Chibana in 1933, but the system itself is much older. "Shōrin" is the Okinawan language pronunciation of Shaolin (小林) as in the Shaolin Temple of China. "Ryu" means "style". Choshin Chibana was a top student of the great master of shuri-te, Anko Itosu. Anko Itosu was the top student of Matsumura Sōkon, who was a renowned warrior of his time; bodyguard to...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2014
Moo Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do, also referred to as Tang Soo Do, incorporates fighting principles from subak (as described in the Kwon Bup Chong Do), as well as northern Chinese kung fu. The techniques combine elements of shotokan karate, subak, taekkyon, and kung fu.

Saturday, Mar 3, 2014
History of Chito Ryu Katas 千 : chi 唐 : to 流 : ryu The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character of its participants Funakoshi Gichin Compiled by: Andre G. Buret, Ph.D. Yondan shihan 2010 Contents: 1. Introduction: Martial arts and karate 2. Chito Ryu 3. Chito Ryu in Canada 4. Chito Ryu crest 5. Kata 6. Canadian Chito Ryu Association katas This represents a short introduction to the history of Chito ryu and its katas. Rather than being...

Thursday, Mar 3, 2014
Justin Waggle has been working for the past 2 years developing the concept of "Lineage" the strategy game. It is based on Chinese and Taoist principles and incorporates the philosophy of martial arts as an integral part of game play. "Lineage" the board game is currently running a Kickstarter campaign and they only have 11 days left to raise another $20,000. Take a look at the campaign video below and see for yourself. Show your support and you will receive a copy of the game or one of many...

Wednesday, Mar 3, 2014
Kimeda Takeshi Sensei talks about the philosophy and history of Aikido. Learn how he blends martial arts together and practices them separately and together. Check out the video of Kimeda Sensei performing at a demonstration below. And don't forget to check out "Lineage" the board game and show your support on Kickstarter for this great game. Lineage - The Board Game

Saturday, Mar 3, 2014
Yoshi Tegeri Ryu Karate is a "continuous hand and kicking system of karate" in which is specifically designed to use against multiple opponents/enemies.

Saturday, Mar 3, 2014
One day when watching Soke Allen, I saw him have 4 people place arrows on his neck and they pushed them until they all broke. It inspired me so greatly that I strove to grow more and more in the martial arts to attempt to reach this level. Now in retrospect I see that Soke Allen was only playing with his "ki" with this activity not really using it. Soke Allen revealed several things to me during the course of my training that were absolutely paramount in my growth. Although he had a playful...

Saturday, Mar 3, 2014
Tewara Ryu No Jujitsu is a modified version of the traditional Yawara Jujitsu system. Soke Wm. David Allen, an American master of multiple martial art systems, took the traditional Yawara Jujitsu [system] and used it as the foundation of a modern system with traditional tactics, modern tactics and weaponry. The Japanese Kanji or character for yawara is (ju) or 柔. This character is commonly attributed to have the meanings of, gentle, quiet, supple and/or soft. The jujitsu arts all use this...

Wednesday, Mar 3, 2014
Colin Wee has been practicing for over 30 years, and counts the time he spent with his teachers at the SMU Martial Arts Club in Dallas, TX as some of the best years of his journey. These instructors are and have always been passionate martial artists, humble and welcoming people. They teach their students to discard the 'fluff,' show that it is possible to have a 'no egos' environment, and lead their following selflessly. With the example they have established, Colin continues to focus on the...
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