Tag Archives: self-defense

The Sports Archives – Mini Masters: Should Children Be Awarded Black Belts?

In the 1970’s the martial arts scene exploded due to the rise of martial art style films that were seen in both the movies and TV. Martial artists turned actors such as Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris became household names … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Let’s Do Tae Bo!

The Tae Bo exercise regimen has been around for several decades now. It was first devised by Billy Blanks in 1975. What is Tae Bo? Tae Bo (Total Awareness Excellent Body Obedience) is a combination of many things, actually. It … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Getting Into Karate? Here Are Some Essentials You’ll Need To Know!

If you’re gearing up for some beginner karate lessons, you’re in for a treat! You’ll learn so much about the benefits that martial arts have on the body, the mind and the psyche, and you’ll meet a load of new … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Taking A Closer Look At The History Of Jiu Jitsu!

Today, Jiu Jitsu is known as one of the world’s most popular styles of martial arts. Unlike other styles of martial arts where speed and power are the key components for success, Jiu Jitsu relies on a more controlled, methodical … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – What Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

Brazilian jiu jitsu is a combination of several styles of Asian martial arts that was developed in the country of the same name. It was designed to be an effective form of self-defense that has some cultural elements from Brazil … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall!

I’m not a religious man and I’m certainly not one for preaching, but for the sake of spreading an important message, I’d like to call upon a well-known parable from the book of Samuel. I’m sure we’ve all had the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Popular Styles of Mixed Martial Arts!

Mixed martial arts are one of the most popular types of martial arts, mainly because they are high energy, interesting to practice and one of the best fighting sports for losing weight. Mixed martial arts are also currently popularised by … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Traditional Versus Sport Taekwondo

Before embarking on the physical engagement of martial arts one must recognize that each style of martial arts training stems from steep traditions. In the case of taekwondo, there are two different approaches that classes offer: (i) traditional katas and … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Karate: A Look into its Origin!

Karate: A look into its origin Depending on what part of the world you are in, the kind of martial arts you are exposed to varies. However, one of the most popular and timeless forms of defense forms is Karate. … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Protect Yourself with Krav Maga!

No one wants to feel vulnerable, but the truth is, most people don’t know how to adequately defend themselves. Sure, they can throw a punch if needed, but they don’t really know the basics of self-defense. Because of that, they … Continue reading

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