Martial arts film

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  • Martial Arts Influence

    Martial art films today are popular, especially in the US. Audiences love the action, and skill, and the grace that all come with the genre. Martial art films seem like just another movie genre for some people. However, martial art films holds an interesting history, going all the way back to China. One can argue that the genre of martial arts films made martial arts and the appreciation of Asian culture more apparent in U.S society. American filmmakers usually casted Asian crew members because of their talent in martial arts. As martial arts films were getting increasingly popular in both Asia and America, Chinese culture did too. Chinese actors brought their culture into films in America. The origin on the genre was also from Asian cultural practices, such as Chinese opera and Shaolin, and the primary people that transformed the genre were also Asian. One of the main influences of the creation of martial arts films in Chinese opera. Chinese opera consists of painting, music, dancing, acrobatics, singing, and…

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  • Ip Man Film Analysis

    In order to understand and accurately analyze how directors illustrate honor in Chinese martial arts film, it is imperative that we understand honor’s origin, meaning, and modern connotation. Historically, honor has been an incredibly intricate and important concept in Chinese martial arts and it has its roots in some of China’s most revered philosophers. Honor in martial arts has evolved from two primary philosophies; loyalty and universal love. Loyalty is the sense of devotion to a group i.e.…

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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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  • 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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  • Bruce Lee's Influence On American Culture

    Bruce Lee was a huge influence on American society through his martial arts. He was one of the first pioneers of mixed martial artist by his own developed fighting style and inspired many American fighters. By choreographing his own martial arts in his movies, he changed the perspective of Chinese culture and exposed it in America. Bruce lee overcame much diversity between his American culture and his Chinese and fought to expose his philosophy and martial arts. Martial arts were Bruce lee’s…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Descriptive Essay About My Gym

    The gym where I train and workout, the Dubuque Martial Arts Group, is a place where I know who I am. It is a place I can go to escape my problems for a while and release some stress. It's not the actual physical building, but rather the events that have occurred there over the years. It's where I have formed some of my closest friendships. It is the place I have invested years of hard work for many of my accomplishments. To some it may seem odd that a place associated with sweat, blood and…

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