Category Archives: Jock Stuff

Kardinal Offishall On The Toronto Raptors’ Magical Run

Kardinal Offishall

Can-rap OG Kardinal Offishall has been supporting hometown NBA team the Toronto Raptors since the beginning and through the lean years, so it’s only fitting now they’re the champs that he also gets to share in a bit of that shine.

I spoke to Kardi about the Raptors and the team’s close connection to the Canadian rap community in a piece for SOCAN Words & Music.

To read the story go here.

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Digging Into Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy

Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, the latest edition of the Ip Man martial arts movie series, was released in April.

Sarah broke down what people needed to know about the star-studded movies in a blog post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read about it go here.

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GSP Retires

GSP

GSP

Georges St-Pierre, one of the top three mixed martial arts fighters of all time, has announced his retirement.

GSP has little left to prove in his career and says the only fight he’d be willing to take is with undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov. The UFC refused to book this match, though both fighters wanted it.

Sarah wrote about GSP’s legacy for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

Read it here.

 

 

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Jackie Chan Police Story Films Getting Criterion Editions

Police Story

Martial arts actor Jackie Chan’s marquee films Police Story and Police Story 2 are getting Criterion edition re-releases.

Sarah wrote about the films and their impact for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the piece go here.

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16 Learning Stories From Asian World Of Martial Arts

Asian World Of Martial Arts continues to regularly publish learning stories to help readers understand their world.

Here are some of Sarah’s recent contributions:

The Best Martial Arts To Get In Shape For Summer

Why Martial Arts Are A Good Summer Activity For Kids

How To Wrap Your Hands For Boxing

The Connection Between Star Wars and Martial Arts

Group Kickboxing Classes vs Personal Training

Which Celebrities Prefer Boxing as a Workout

Benefits of Cardio Kickboxing

5 New Women’s Boxing Fitness Accessories For Spring

Pencak Silat: Real vs Fake

What Krav Maga Looks Like Today

5 Trending Images of Systema on Pinterest

Manny Pacquiao Calls Out Floyd Mayweather After Winning His Latest Fight

The Fascination with Russian Sambo

Self-Defense Skills Help Thwart Two Real Life Criminal Attacks

Pencak Silat: Full Contact Martial Arts

Krav Maga: The Deadliest Martial Arts

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Warrior, The Bruce Lee-Inspired Show, Makes Its Debut

Warrior

Warrior

The late martial arts film star Bruce Lee is still a big deal around the world.

That’s why when the new Lee-inspired show Warrior debuted earlier this year there was a suitably large amount of attention paid to it.

Sarah wrote a primer on the new show for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it go here.

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Sambo And Kickboxing Recognized By The Olympics

On November 30 the International Olympic Community Executive Board officially acknowledged that combat sports sambo and kickboxing officially exist.

While this may sound kind of weird for two sports with rich, long legacies, what it means is that their respective governing bodies can now build towards potential application to be included in future Olympic games.

Sarah wrote about this development for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read her story go here.

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