Category: Martial Arts

<p>Comparison of Spartan and Samurai warriors</p> <p>Both Feudal Japan and Ancient Sparta are renowned for their outstanding soldiery. Each had distinctly different military styles owing to the differences in their lifestyles and beliefs. The Japanese soldier had a balanced view of himself as a whole person, studying both martial and literary techniques, whereas the Spartan soldier was born and raised to become a soldier. Both…

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<p>The History of Kodokan Judo</p> <p>Judo had its origin in the ancient Japanese art of jujutsu, a system of hand-to-hand combat. The bushi of feudal Japan (samurai) are usually credited for developing jujutsu (at their time the art was known as Yoroi kumi-uchi, a grappling method for fighters fully clad in Japanese armor). However, the Nihon Shoki (the Chronicle of the Japanese nation) documents public…

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Karate term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>karateThesis Statement: Isshinryu may be the youngest karate to come from Okinawa, but it is as rich with spirit as the earlier forms. I. Background on Isshinryu founder. A. Birth date and location. B. Teachers and influence C. Creation II. Description of Emblem and patch. A. Origin B. Explanation and meaning C. SymbolismIII. Kata A. Brief overview B. History C. Explanation D. BenefitsIV. Ranking sytem…

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<p>Northern Shaolin Kung Fu</p> <p>What is Kung Fu? Kung Fu also known as Gong Fu, Gung Fu, and Wushu, means martial art. Why Northern Shaolin? Northern Shaolin Kung Fu is the original martial art in which all other styles were descended from. Shaolin means Young Forest, hence big things start off small(Nguyen, 1995). Northern Shaolin originated back in the day about 4,000 years ago in…

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<p>What Kind of Self Defence is Best for Me? CHOOSING BETWEEN MODEL MUGGING,OTHER SEL</p> <p>Self Defence Tacts – What is self defence – self defence tacts info basic skills fight punch wrestling slam</p> <p>What Kind of Self Defence is Best for Me?CHOOSING BETWEEN MODEL MUGGING,OTHER SELF-DEFENCE COURSES AND MARTIAL ARTS There are numerous misconceptions and myths about self defence in circulation; some humorous and others…

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<p>In today's diverse society, violence is a dominant issue on the social front, especially for women, who lack the physical strength and size of their human counterparts, making self-defense a continual concern. Self-defense is the act of defending one's person against attack by the use of physical force. In order for a person to defend himself/herself properly against a variety of attacks, it is necessary…

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Shaolin Temple term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>SHAOLIN TEMPLE</p> <p>Background of Shaolin</p> <p>Introduction</p> <p>The Shaolin Temples served a great role in Chinese History. They were not just simple temples for monks to stay in and do religious practices, they were temples of martial arts; temples where every day is a new training. Not only were the temples involved in martial arts, they once played a big role in political movements too. The…

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<p>I am violently warring for peace. I know this is a paradox, and I'm</p> <p>rather proud because it is true. Passivity has been a lifelong threat,</p> <p>laziness a constant lure in my search for identity. This world begs</p> <p>me to succumb to existing in the image of someone else, it asks</p> <p>only that I slip silently and blindly into the niche it provides instead</p> <p>of…

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Taekwondo term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Eng. Comp. I</p> <p>Taekwondo</p> <p>Taekwondo, usually thought of by most people as just a way of fighting, and as being a brutal sport. People consider it brutal because of all the kicks, punches, throws, and arm and wrist locks; they usually aren't open minded enough to see the way it benefits people especially children. Though a majority of it includes fighting, taekwondo also helps a…

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<p>Judo is a very interesting and complex modern sport based around the principles and rules of Jujitsu. I am interested in Judo because I used to be in Karate and Martial Arts. I am curious about the ancient Japanese forms of Martial Arts and how they affected the Japanese culture. I did not have much prior knowledge before this project except, but I did know…

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