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Martial Arts

The 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.

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List Of Water Margin Minor Characters - Shi Jin's Story
... Chinese 王進 simplified Chinese 王进 pinyin Wáng Jìn) is a martial arts instructor of the 800,000 strong Imperial Guards ... He instructs Shi Jin in martial arts ... He was also a martial arts instructor ...
List Of Time Warp Episodes - Season 2 (2009)
... a medieval catapult, rockets, and the fine art of stick fighting ... May 27, 8 ... Arrows, Dogs, Strong Men and Yo-Yos A martial arts expert catches arrows barehanded champion dogs show off professional strongmen perform feats of strength and a ... du Soleil's "O." June 17, 11 ... Big Cats and Mixed Martial Arts The power of very big cats mixed martial arts champions perform Zoz Brooks experiments with "instant science" magicians Dan Buck and Dave Buck share a ...
Martial Arts Industry - Martial Arts Fraud
... Asian martial arts experienced a surge of popularity in the west during the 1970s, and the rising demand resulted in numerous low quality or fraudulent schools ... Fueled by fictional depictions in martial arts movies, this led to the ninja craze of the 1980s United States ... the 1880s proved commercially viable, and colored-belt systems were adopted in many martial arts degree mills (also known as McDojos, which were parodied in Penn Teller Bullshit episode “Martial Arts”, June 2010) ...
Lyle Beerbohm - Biography
... Before Lyle started his mixed martial arts career he was an accomplished wrestler in high school ... of The Ultimate Fighter while incarcerated for piquing his interest in mixed martial arts ... in multiple interviews that his career in mixed martial arts started the day he left prison ...
List Of The 72 Shaolin Martial Arts
... The following is a list of martial arts practised in Shaolin Kung Fu ... Although they are commonly called "72 Shaolin martial arts", they are four different versions of these 72 skills, hence there are actually more than 72 in total ...

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