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Published by Rae Morvay 105 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +23 votes | 23 comments
There are three basic postures applied in standing exercise in Tai Chi Chuan. These exercises are taught to beginners and also act as auxiliary exercise for every level of students.
Published by Ron Siojo 76 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +22 votes | 17 comments
In Tai Chi, the movements of the arms is essential as the movements of the lower limbs but the arms especially the hands play a great role in martial movements and health exercises. The three hand forms of Tai Chi Chuan are the palm, the fist and the hook.
Published by Ron Siojo 77 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +23 votes | 17 comments
Originating from East Java, Indonesia, a country of many esoteric practices, Kalimasada was before exclusively confined within a family circle, quite typical of many Eastern systems. Kalimasada is an ancient Indonesian method of inner energy development and self-induced therapy. Its name was derived from a sacred weapon of Maharaj Yudisthira, a saintly king and the eldest of the famed Pandava brothers of the Mahabharata.
Published by Ron Siojo 93 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +12 votes | 14 comments
The artÂ’s name alone indicates that the Aikidoda (an Aikido practitioner) does not clash with the opponent. An aikidodas adept never assumes the role of an aggressor. It is a gentle and non-aggressive art of self-defense. It seeks neither to compete, or to win with brutal force nor to destroy others but blends and redirects the opponentÂ’s aggressive action.
Published by Ron Siojo 93 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +13 votes | 11 comments
Literally, “art of kicking and punching”, Tae Kwon Do is a native Korean form of fighting that embraces kicking, punching, jumping, blocking, dodging, and parrying. It is a system for training both the body and mind, with an emphasis on the development of moral character.
Published by Ron Siojo 94 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +9 votes | 11 comments
What is the history and philosophy of Kung Fu?
Published by Francina Marie Parks 80 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +11 votes | 10 comments
It is be believed by many teachers of arnis de mano that Philippines stick fighting evolve out of ancient tradition called kali – a kind of mother art that existed in the islands anf was slowly lost or forgotten during the Spanish conquista. I inclined to agree that there was such a warrior tradition, whatever its name, although there doesn’t seem to be any literature on the subject and historians haven’t written anything about it.
Published by Ron Siojo 85 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +6 votes | 9 comments
Visualization and imagery are powerful tools a martial artist can add to his/her training regimen to achieve maximum performance. But what are the qualities behind this tools that make them so effective?
Published by Ron Siojo 91 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +11 votes | 8 comments
shaolin monks learn kong fu in china shaolin kong fu training
Published by Petal 79 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +19 votes | 7 comments
Imu Sani Pancak Silat, the Malay martial art, is a form of self-defense knowledge which is concerned with specific ways of protecting oneself from physical injury when attacked, either with or without weapons. The rationale behind the acquisition of such knowledge is that not everyone possesses the physical built or natural agility to parry an attack. Therefore it is relevant to know the specific ways of defeating an assailant.
Published by Ron Siojo 91 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +11 votes | 7 comments
Throughout the ages, many movements and forms have been created so man can achieve optimum health. In health as well as other aspects of life, China and India have bequeathed a vast storehouse of knowledge for us to plunder and receive with hands outstretched.
Published by Ron Siojo 95 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +10 votes | 7 comments
Reports say that there is a considerable increase in women of Asian countries attending Martial Arts Schools. Does it show that women are rising up with more power or does it reflect the increase of social evils against women?
Published by +Paulose 75 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +14 votes | 6 comments
Some years ago, the Chinese Naturalist School developed the theory of Wu Hsing. The five elements, water, fire, wood, metal and earth were not considered inactive matter, but dynamic processes which were basic to an understanding of the natural world. The characteristic qualities of each of the Hsing were derived from the careful
Published by Ron Siojo 85 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +11 votes | 6 comments
Qigong (Chi Kung), also called Nei Gong (Internal Gongfu/kung fu) is a practice that has been used by the Chinese people for thousand of years –both to improve health and to develop greater power for the martial arts. Gong (Kung) means work in Chinese, and Qi (Chi) is the energy that circulates within the body so Qigong means the cultivation of the body’s energy to increase and control its circulation.
Published by Ron Siojo 85 months ago in Martial Arts & Self-Defense | +8 votes | 6 comments
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