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  • Korean Martial Arts Essay

    The history of Korean martial arts originated in the prehistoric era. Primitive weapons made of wood and stone were used for hunting and fighting. Various forms of unique martial arts has since been d by Koreans in order to protect themselves and their territory from foreign invasions. The three main groups of martial arts are: Tribal martial arts (SahDoh MuSool), which was popular among ancient tribes, city states, and smaller kingdoms that formed the Korean Peninsula and part of what is now China. SahDoh Musool was later developed and made widespread by voluntary militias composed of common citizens who wished to defend their homes. Traditional athletic activities such as Taekkyon, Ssireum, and many techniques in the Olympic sport of TaeKwonDo originated from SahDoh MuSool. Buddhist martial arts (BoolKyo MuSool), which was developed mainly by both Buddhist monks, but with contributions from other martial artists as well. BoolKyo MuSool…

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  • History Of Taekwondo Essay

    different techniques and forms. The earliest known form of Taekwondo originated from the Korean martial art Soobak which eventually became known as t’aekyon. In 1955, T’aekyon official became known as modern marital art of Taekwondo (“Taekwondo History”). Although Taekwondo is relatively a new sport in the eyes of Westerners, its origins date back to the early formation of Korea. Archeologist have discovered evidence in pillars, documents, and murals made from the 6th century that “…show…

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  • Taiko Drumming History

    establishing a working rhythm while performing labor to martial arts and military cadence. Often noted as one of Japan 's core reflections of traditional Japanese culture, Taiko has evolved from its traditional roots into a popular contemporary sport. This paper would explore the origins of Taiko drumming, its applications in various ritualistic practices, and how Taiko rhythms and movement have transmitted this information across generations. Attention will be paid to a wide range of Taiko…

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  • Why Is Golf A Popular Sport

    the area around them and the direction of the hit is clear of people BEFORE attempting to strike o The balls that are rented out for a hit at a driving range are picked up by staff that use a tractor with a compartment at the front of back that allows the ball to be picked up into a basket. These tractors provide protection for the driver with steel bars around the front and sides of the vehicle allowing them to pick up the balls whenever they want without having to worry about being hit. Some…

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  • Personal Narrative: What Makes Me Who I Am

    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 the violin still makes me happy. Whereas I had my…

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  • Karate Research Paper

    The first time I had encountered a bully was the start of sixth grade. Throughout elementary school, I had never experienced being laughed at and whispered about; I had always been friends with everyone. I had never been physically threatened before, but when that day came, I found myself scared and clueless as to how I would defend myself. The thought of being in a physical altercation gave me nightmares. I did not know how to fight and was in fear of being attacked, which would lead to more…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Muay Thai

    This picture shows the martial art from of Thailand is Muay Thai. The art of Muay Thai, I mean posture of integration, using feet, knees, and elbows to offense or get in fight. Muay Thai is used skillfully to go through basic training for fluently, then learn to use both feet, knees, and elbow to blend art and maneuvering to based on the Thai Boxing teacher will be adapted to apply then named the boxing. In Thailand, The ancient culture and art, such as the many beautiful such as temples,…

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  • Lmac Strengths And Weaknesses

    This pertains to the amount a customer, in this case, a student, pays for the products and services. LMAC offers a free trial which is one free day on the first try. After the first day has been used up, the student decides whether to continue or not. This is where LMAC must make a great impression to continue satisfying their marketing objective. If the new student decides to enroll, they have a few options to choose from. First, they can pay monthly, with this option, the student gets to…

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  • Analysis Of Erich Fromm's To Have Or To Be

    pervades our culture. Then, as opposed to this, he describes the being orientation, in which a person values experiences and emotions, or human contact above materialism. Though he framed the being orientation in a more positive light (he accuses the having orientation to be what is wrong with our culture), it is not surprising to find that, in our capitalist society, we put much more value into having things, rather than experiencing them. That being said, I would argue that there are two ways…

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  • Fearless Movie Analysis

    of the movie. I expected the film to feature traditional, collectivism traits that are typically associated with China. The focus to be more on the family and society as a whole rather than an individual. I also expected a conservative approach to the movie. Jet Li’s Fearless was a captivating movie. The film is based loosely on the life Huo Yuanjia, a famous martial artist from Tianjin, China. The film begins with Huo fighting and defeating three different Western opponents in a tournament.…

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