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    #3: Karate Karate has originally appeared in Japan and nowadays it is being practiced primarily for sports and recreational purposes... This martial art consists of such fighting elements as the typical kicking, punching, elbows and also incorporates open hand techniques. The main focus is on deflecting an attack, which makes it a primarily self-defense art, as opposed to MMA. #4: Aikido This yet another Japanese fighting technique literally translates as "the harmonious spirit" and it is by far the most peaceful self-defense style of them all. That's no wonder, as the creator of this technique meant to let people repeal any attack without causing any kind of damage towards their opponent... The majority of aikido is not striking, it is based on the principle that an attacker exposes themselves each time they go…

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    The Karate Kid

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    The Karate Kid is a drama produced by Columbia Pictures in 1984. The movie begins with Daniel Larusso and his mother moving from New Jersey to Southern California. His new home is nothing like the palm tree paradise he was promised, but things quickly turn around when he gathers a group of friends and even meets a gorgeous blonde. Yet it all gets crushed when Daniel catches the interest of a group of bullies that are skilled at karate, and are led by a character named Johnny. Daniel is…

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    The Karate Kid Analysis

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    The Unforeseen Journey of a Karate Master Joseph Campbell, an american mythologist, discovered the many common patterns that ran through the hero’s myths and stories around the world. The many years that Joseph Campbell had researched this topic, he noticed that most and almost every hero's story contained a common pattern , even in diverse cultures. A story that showed this pattern was the movie The Karate Kid. The movie The Karate Kid cataloged the journey of Shao Dre who is learning the…

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    to the basics, it removes the material aspect of the game. Learning karate transcends from a race to the next colour, to an intimate experience of the self. This is something I experienced when I got my black belt three years ago. I feel like at that point, learning Kata was not a step towards getting my next belt; it was learning kata for the sake of learning it. Rather than extrinsically enjoying learning, which involves enjoying the end goal of an action, it became intrinsic enjoyment, which…

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    was blowing up balloons for my brother’s birthday party. When I sat up of my squeaky bed, I went to my parent’s room to wake my mom up. I thought to wake her up because she was very tired because, of my little brother that had waken up at least 3 times at night. Then I had taken a shower, even though I was going to get all sticky and sweaty later on that day. I got out feeling refreshing and re-energized. Before I went to bed that night I had ironed my black, rough karate gear. I first had put…

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    looks like Kayla”, and bounds off in that direction. “JOSHUA!” That one word echoing across the parking lot, propelled by a mother’s voice, was not to be denied, and was recognized by her offspring immediately. Joshua never really came to a complete stop, performing more of an abrupt about face that left his sandals confused, and glued to the spot waiting for comprehension of what was happening, as he reluctantly returned to my wife, drawn by the unseen lasso of her commanding voice. This…

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    Black Belt Journey

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    today. This journey would be filled with lessons, hardships, heartaches, joy ,celebrations and it wouldn’t be karate without some blood, sweat and tears.All of those things would ultimately lead me to my final destination : The Black Belt Test. After twelve years of taking Martial Arts classes I can now look back at how much I have learned and grown as a person. Martials Arts has taught me so much more than knowing how to defend myself and keeping active. It has taught me skills such as…

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    Perry-young Allah). In 1950, he enlisted in the United States Army to fight in the Korean War. He is shipped off in 1952 and while in Korea, he trains in the Korean art of self-defense called Tack yon, which can be compared to a combination of judo-grabs and throws, karate chops, kicks and blows and kung fu deadly strikes (Which is twining?). General Choi, a Master of (Japanese) Karate, various Korean martial arts and the Father of modern day Taekwondo united and modified “Tack’ yon” and…

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    Descriptive Essay Gym

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    around a box of Quaker Oats granola bars and followed the pack. As my friends and I turned the corner, the rest of the group formed a home base along the side of the gym. “Come on! Let’s go inside of the gym to find a seat.” “I’ll just stay here for now. I kind of don’t want to go inside yet,” I replied. “Why not?” The reasonings I had to not go into the gym were driven by one thought; it was my first karate state tournament. It can’t be, I thought, that bad.…

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    since grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. Since I don’t remember what it was like to live in California I would like to visit there. Ever since I was little I was into music. I played several different instruments since elementary school. In the fourth grade I learned how to play the violin. I play for the school’s orchestra from the 4th grade to the 8th grade. Being in orchestra made me very happy. I went to concerts and won awards for my playing. Although I don’t play for the school anymore, playing…

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