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    Mixed martial arts have a stigma both to its athletes and the sport. People view it as a blood sport and often compare it to gladiators fighting to the death. Back in the early nineties this was common among society, but today most people accept it as a sport just like boxing. However, there are still people, most likely the older generations, which view it as a blood sport, or two men rolling around on the ground. This type of view drives me nuts because today mixed martial arts is…

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    Kick Research Paper

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    five degree kick, middle, ninety degree kick, or high, one hundred ten roundhouse kick. All can be devastating which is capable of breaking ribs and producing sensational knockouts even when blocked.The round kick is a staple weapon in striking martial arts. In Taekwondo the roundhouse kick have made sensational knockouts that can make your jaw drop in awe. But…

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    Since the beginning, the formation of taekwondo has evolved with the use of many 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…

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    protecting other people in society who have no proper way of defense. There are many things you must learn to truly understand and to know what it means to be a MMA, or as it originally means, Mixed Martial Arts, or if it was only one person learning the technique, then you would say Mixed Martial Artist. There are also many steps that you must learn to master it, but if you are a very quick learner you won't have to worry. There are at least fifteen levels of the belts you have to go through.…

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    Who Is Jeet Kune Do?

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    anxiety are becoming more and more popular within the last decade. Bruce Lee invented the martial art Jeet Kune Do with an idea in mind that the martial art is built around the aspects of a combination of body, mind, and soul. This martial art is built on the idea that…

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    Greek athletics went from a pure competition with regard to how more athletic you were to the other opponent to ones where whoever could withstand hits the longest wins. War became an integral part of Greek society, which in turn, brought more violent games to the Olympics. This being said, in order to create fierce competition, the Greeks needed to implement the rule for weight or age classes with all fighting competitions. The competitions were pale, which translates to boxing and was…

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    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 main passion and…

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    Ip Man Film Analysis

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    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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    The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) workout is a new workout regimen that is gaining popularity due to its effectiveness, both as an aerobic exercise and as an anaerobic exercise. This workout targets specific muscles in the body which makes it all the more effective. This type of workout is designed to constantly change the pace of the routines to help participants lose weight faster than usual. And because MMA training workouts are very dynamic, with the changes of pace incorporated in it,…

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    When I was younger, I was taught that a man is strong, a man doesn’t take anything from no one. I was taught that fighting was what all the popular people did. If I win more fights I win, the more popular I become. I’ve been in fights that I want to. Now in retrospect, I realize it was smart not to fight back. My brothers always tried to make me stronger and protected me. At a young age, I realized that I hated any type of violence. When I was about six or seven I learned what a pacifist was.…

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